Communication, Journalism, Media and Culture

The Routledge Communication, Journalism, Media and Culture Handbooks features cutting-edge international research across these dynamic subjects. Encompassing topics including digital media, art and design research, popular culture, journalism studies, communication history and beyond, our handbooks and companions offer readers a comprehensive portrait of the main themes, topics, thinkers, and issues in communication, media, and culture. This subject’s full title listing can be downloaded here. As long as there are a minimum of titles available within a subject area then these titles can be purchased within a Subject Collection. New Subject Collections are created annually as new titles are added to the platform.



Expanding on the theoretical framework for studying and practicing public relations around the world, The Global Public Relations Handbook, Revised and Expanded Edition extends the discussion in the f...
The Routledge Companion to Media and Gender offers a comprehensive examination of media and gender studies, charting its histories, investigating ongoing controversies, and assessing future trends.
The Routledge Companion to Advertising and Promotional Culture provides an essential guide to the key issues, methodologies, concepts, debates, and policies that shape our everyday relationship with a...
The last decade has witnessed the rise of the cell phone from a mode of communication to an indispensable multimedia device, and this phenomenon has led to the burgeoning of mobile communication studi...
The roles that media play in the lives of children and adolescents, as well as their potential implications for their cognitive, emotional, social and behavioral development, have attracted growing re...
The Routledge Handbook of Health Communication brings together the current body of scholarly work in health communication.
With a synthesis of research on issues key to understanding family interaction, as well as an analysis of many theoretical and methodological choices made by researchers studying family communication,...
The Handbook of Communication Ethics serves as a comprehensive guide to the study of communication and ethics.
The Handbook of Comparative Communication Research aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of comparative communication research.
The Handbook of Communication History addresses central ideas, social practices, and media of communication as they have developed across time, cultures, and world geographical regions.
The number of publications dealing with video game studies has exploded over the course of the last decade, but the field has produced few comprehensive reference works.
The Routledge Companion to Research in the Arts is a major collection of new writings on research in the creative and performing arts by leading authorities from around the world.
The Handbook of Intergroup Communication brings together research, theory and application on traditional as well as innovative intergroup situations, exploring the communication aspect of these groups.
Providing a thorough review and synthesis of work on communication skills and skill enhancement, this Handbook serves as a comprehensive and contemporary survey of theory and research on social intera...
The Routledge Companion to British Media History provides a comprehensive exploration of how different media have evolved within social, regional and national contexts.
The Routledge Handbook of Strategic Communication provides a comprehensive review of research in the strategic communication domain and offers educators and graduate-level students a compilation of ap...
The Routledge Companion to Design Research offers a comprehensive examination of design research, celebrating the plurality of design research and the wide range of conceptual, methodological, technol...
The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies comprises contemporary texts by key authors and artists who are active in the emerging field of remix studies.
Auditing Organizational Communication is a thoroughly revised and updated new edition of the successful Handbook of Communication Audits for Organizations, which has established itself as a core text ...
This Handbook charts the growing area of journalism studies, exploring the current state of theory and setting an agenda for future research in an international context.
The Routledge Handbook of Applied Communication Research provides a state-of-the-art review of communication scholarship that addresses real-world concerns, issues, and problems.
This Handbook encapsulates the intellectual history of mass media ethics over the past twenty-five years.
The Handbook of Risk and Crisis Communication explores the scope and purpose of risk, and its counterpart, crisis, to facilitate the understanding of these issues from conceptual and strategic perspec...
This Handbook of Visual Communication explores the key theoretical areas in visual communication, and presents the research methods utilized in exploring how people see and how visual communication oc...
The Routledge Companion to the Cultural Industries is collection of contemporary scholarship on the cultural industries and seeks to re-assert the importance of cultural production and consumption aga...
Labor resides at the center of all media and communication production, from the workers who create the information technologies that form the dynamic core of the global capitalist system and the desig...
The Routledge Companion to Art and Politics offers a thorough examination of the complex relationship between art and politics, and the many forms and approaches the engagement between them can take.
The Routledge Companion to Alternative and Community Media provides an authoritative and comprehensive examination of the diverse forms, practices and philosophies of alternative and community media a...
Scholarly engagement with the magazine form has, in the last two decades, produced a substantial amount of valuable research.
With the rise of Spanish language media around the world, The Handbook of Spanish Language Media provides an overview of the field and its emerging issues.
Religion and popular culture is a fast-growing field that spans a variety of disciplines.
Research on popular culture is a dynamic, fast-growing domain.
This distinctive Handbook covers the breadth of sports and media scholarship, one of the up-and-coming topics bridging media entertainment, sports management, and popular culture.
The Routledge Handbook of the Sociology of Arts and Culture offers a comprehensive overview of sociology of art and culture, focusing especially – though not exclusively – on the visual arts, literatu...
Social media are now widely used for political protests, campaigns, and communication in developed and developing nations, but available research has not yet paid sufficient attention to experiences b...
This Companion provides an authoritative source for scholars and students of the nascent field of media geography.
The Routledge Companion to Cinema and Politics brings together forty essays by leading film scholars and filmmakers in order to discuss the complex relationship between cinema and politics.
The Routledge Handbook of Media Use and Well-Being serves as the first international review of the current state of this fast-developing area of research.
This handbook brings together 26 ethnographic research reports from around the world about communication.
The Routledge Companion to Media and Race serves as a comprehensive guide for scholars, students, and media professionals who seek to understand the key debates about the impact of media messages on r...
This cutting-edge handbook brings together an international roster of scholars to examine many facets of comics and graphic novels.
Comprised of 43 innovative contributions, this companion is both an overview of, and intervention into the field of cinema and gender.
With the increase of digital and networked media in everyday life, researchers have increasingly turned their gaze to the symbolic and cultural elements of technologies.
This Handbook provides the most comprehensive overview of the role of electoral advertising on television and new forms of advertising in countries from all parts of the world currently available.
The Routledge Companion to Asian American Media offers readers a comprehensive examination of the way that Asian Americans have engaged with media, from the long history of Asian American actors and ...
At the forefront in its field, this Handbook examines the theoretical, conceptual, pedagogical and methodological development of media literacy education and research around the world.
The Routledge Companion to Global Internet Histories brings together research on the diverse Internet histories that have evolved in different regions, language cultures and social contexts across th...
The Routledge Companion to Media, Sex and Sexuality is a vibrant and authoritative exploration of the ways in which sex and sexualities are mediated in modern media and everyday life.
The Routledge Handbook of Language and Media provides an accessible and comprehensive overview of state-of-the-art research in media linguistics.
In this moment of unprecedented humanitarian crises, the representations of global disasters are increasingly common media themes around the world.
The Routledge Companion to World Cinema explores and examines a global range of films and filmmakers, their movements and audiences, comparing their cultural, technological and political dynamics, ide...
The Routledge Companion to Latin American Cinema is the most comprehensive survey of Latin American cinemas available in a single volume.
This companion provides a definitive and cutting-edge guide to the study of imaginary and virtual worlds across a range of media, including literature, television, film, and games.
In recent years, the Leveson Inquiry in Great Britain, as well as the EU High-Level Group on Media Freedom and Pluralism, have stirred heated debates about media accountability and media self-regulati...
The Routledge Companion to Media and Human Rights offers a comprehensive and contemporary survey of the key themes, approaches and debates in the field of media and human rights.
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