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Environmental Communication

James Shanahan

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Environmental Communication Introduction The study of environmental communication, as a subfield of the study of communication, is a relativel...

Ethnography of Communication

Donal Carbaugh

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Ethnography of Communication Introduction The ethnography of communication was initially proposed as a program of research in 1962 by Dell Hymes. Si...


Josh Pasek, Sun Joo (Grace) Ahn

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Experiments Introduction Experimentation is one of the central scientific techniques for understanding the world. Although researchers often h...

Family Communication

Dawn O. Braithwaite, Kathleen M. Galvin, Benjamin Chiles, Esther Liu

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Family Communication Introduction Communication scholars joined the interdisciplinary conversation on family in the 1980s, springing from the ...

Federal Communications Commission

Christopher H. Sterling

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Federal Communications Commission Introduction For eight decades, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has been the primary federal ...

Feminist and Queer Game Studies

Adrienne Shaw, Alexandrina Agloro, Josef Nguyen, Amanda Phillips, Bonnie Ruberg

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2019-09-25

Feminist and Queer Game StudiesIntroductionTo date, there are no general overviews of feminist and queer game studies, though there are several core t...

Feminist Data Studies

Kate O'Riordan

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2022-06-27

Feminist Data StudiesIntroductionFeminist data studies are a set of approaches to the rise of data and computational culture, or what has been referre...

Feminist Theory

Lana Rakow

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Feminist Theory Introduction Feminist theory in communication is developed and used by scholars to understand gender as a communicative proces...

Focus Groups

Kim Hoffman, Javier Ponce-Terashima

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Focus GroupsIntroductionFocus groups are a research method using multi-person interviews to generate qualitative data from participants’ interaction. ...

Food Studies and Communication

Fabio Parasecoli

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Food Studies and CommunicationIntroductionFood is much more than fuel for our bodies. It is an essential part of human cultures, and as such it carrie...

Freedom of the Press

Dwight Teeter

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Freedom of the Press Introduction Freedom of the press refers to the freedom to criticize government without suffering official interference or punish...


Pamela Shoemaker, Jaime Riccio, Philip Johnson

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Gatekeeping Introduction Billions of events occur in the world each day, but only a few of them become news. The process through which this oc...

Gender and the Media

Cynthia Carter

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Gender and the Media Introduction Gender and media research has been a central field of academic inquiry since the 1970s. It is notable that t...

Global Englishes

Christopher Jenks

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

Global EnglishesIntroductionThe global spread of English—a process set into motion and currently being influenced by colonialism, imperialism, capital...

Global Media Organizations

Dal Yong Jin, Ju Oak Kim

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

Global Media OrganizationsIntroductionGlobal media organizations are not only extremely broad but also continuously changing. Global media organizatio...

Global Media, History of

Sönke Kunkel

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

History of Global MediaIntroductionInspired by the “global turn” in the humanities and social sciences, the history of global media has developed into...


Victor N. Roudometof

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2020-01-15

GlocalizationIntroductionGlocalization is a concept used in diverse fields of study, and the frequency of its use has increased significantly since 19...

Goffman, Erving

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Erving GoffmanIntroductionErving Goffman (1922–1982) was the sociologist who first proposed investigating the “interaction order,” that is, the organi...

Habermas, Jürgen

Hartmut Wessler, Charlotte Löb

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Jürgen Habermas Introduction Jürgen Habermas (born in 1929 in Düsseldorf, Germany) is one of the most important philosophers and social theori...

Habituation and Communication

Chris R. Sawyer

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

Habituation and CommunicationIntroductionMany researchers have observed that repeated exposure to an intense stimulus diminishes its capacity to excit...

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