Communication Studies: The Essential Resource

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Andrew Beck, Peter Bennett, Peter Wall
Psychology Press, 2004 - 352 pages

This book brings together a huge range of material including academic articles, film scripts and interplanetary messages adrift on space probes with supporting commentary to clarify their imporatance to the field. Communication Studies: The Essential Resource is a collection of essays and texts for all those studying communication at university and pre-university level.

Individual sections address:

* texts and meanings in communication
* themes in personal communication
* communication practice
* culture, communication and context
* debates and controversies in communication.

Edited by the same teachers and examiners who brought us AS Communication Studies: The Essential Introduction, this volume will help communications students to engage with the subject successfully. Its key features include:

* suggested further activities at the end of each chapter
* a glossary of key terms
* a comprehensive bibliography with web resources.

 

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Table des matières

Acknowledgements
The cityscape as text 233
TEXTS AND MEANINGS IN COMMUNICATION 7
THEMES IN PERSONAL COMMUNICATION 53
Nature versus nurture 72
COMMUNICATION PRACTICE 121
Clarity in writing II 152
Effective communication practice 121
CULTURE COMMUNICATION AND CONTEXT 177
Definitions of culture 177
High culture 182
Using semiotics to read patriarchy 208
The reputation of communication professionals 319
References 329
Index 340
Droits d'auteur

Impressive communication 16 1

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