International Encyclopedia of Communication (edited by Wolfgang Donsbach)

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International Encyclopedia of Communication (edited by Wolfgang Donsbach)

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The International Encyclopedia of Communication represents the definitive reference source in this interdisciplinary and dynamic field. This authoritative work is jointly published with the International Communication Association (ICA), the leading academic association of the discipline. Key features:

1,339 newly-commissioned A-Z entries, divided into 29 editorial areas representing major fields of inquiry, each of which is headed by a leading expert in the field

Spans the breadth of communication studies, including coverage of theories, media and communication phenomena, research methods, problems, concepts, and geographical areas

Simultaneously publishing in print and in this fully accessible and searchable online version

Features sophisticated cross-referencing and search facilities and a lexicon by subject area

Entries ranging from extended explorations of major topics to short descriptions of key concepts

Written and edited by an international team of the world's best scholars and teachers, representing the international character of the ICA

Editorial areas include communication theory and philosophy, interpersonal communication, journalism, intercultural and intergroup communication, media effects, strategic communication/PR, communication and media law and policy, media systems in the world, and communication and technology.

This unique and inclusive work will strengthen the identity of the growing field of communication studies, support its institutions, and most of all, improve the study of communication problems and phenomena worldwide. For further information visit www.communicationencyclopedia.com.

Professor Cate's contribution (co-authored with Brooke Barnett) is titled "Privacy".

ISBN

9781405131995 (hb.), 9781405131995 (e-book)

Publication Date

2008

Publisher

Blackwell

City

Malden, MA

Keywords

Communication, Encyclopedias

Disciplines

Law

Comments

Online access available to Indiana University-Bloomington patrons, here.

Full bibliographic details available here.

International Encyclopedia of Communication (edited by Wolfgang Donsbach)

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