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Sesame Street

Silvia Lovato, Alexis Lauricella, Ellen Wartella

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Sesame StreetIntroductionWhen it premiered in November 1969 with its diverse cast of humans and furry monsters, Sesame Street was an experiment. Sesam...

Sex in the Media

Barrie Gunter

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Sex in the Media Introduction Mediated sex is a prevalent attribute of most forms of public entertainment. Sexual scenarios permeate fictio...

Small-Group Communication

Lawrence R. Frey

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Small-Group Communication Introduction The study of small-group communication investigates: (a) the nature and effects of members of small coll...

Social Capital

Hernando Rojas, Matthew Barnidge

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Social Capital Introduction Social groups must act collectively to address a range of communal problems. In societies, as in interpersonal rel...

Social Change

Jan Servaes

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Social Change Introduction In the social and communication sciences, social change has traditionally been associated with “development problems” ...

Social Cognition

Michael E. Roloff

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2012-03-23

Social Cognition Introduction Successful communication requires much more than sending and receiving linguistic and nonlinguistic cues. Individ...

Social Construction

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Social ConstructionIntroductionBriefly, social construction (SC) assumes that people construct (i.e., create, make, invent) their understandings of th...

Social Identity Theory and Communication

Charles M. Rowling

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Social Identity Theory and CommunicationIntroductionIn the 1970s, scholars in social psychology began exploring the process by which individuals attac...

Social Interaction

Valerie Manusov

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Social InteractionIntroductionThe study of social interaction involves the careful assessment of the practices of everyday communicating between peopl...

Social Movements

Michael McCluskey

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Social Movements Introduction Scholarly interest in social movements, especially in regard to communication, has developed significantly since...

Social Network Analysis

Peter J. Carrington

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Social Network Analysis Introduction Since its beginnings in the 1930s, social network analysis (SNA) has emerged as a major paradigm for soci...

Social Protest

Luis Loya, Doug McLeod

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Social ProtestIntroductionSocial protest is a form of political expression that seeks to bring about social or political change by influencing the kno...

Sports Communication

Bryan E. Denham

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Sports Communication Introduction Amateur and professional sports play a significant role in society and popular culture, and scholars have inc...

Stereotypes

Mary Lee Hummert

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Stereotypes Introduction The study of the relationship between stereotypes and communication is strongly interdisciplinary, involving not o...

Strategic Communication

Kjerstin Thorson

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Strategic Communication Introduction Strategic communication is an umbrella term to describe the activities of disciplines including public re...

Surveillance and Communication

Ask Risom Bøge, Anders Albrechtslund, Peter Lauritsen

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2017-11-29

Surveillance and CommunicationIntroductionOver the past decades, surveillance has become an integral part of society and the everyday life of individu...

Symbolic Interactionism in Communication

Jan Fernback

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2019-06-26

Symbolic Interactionism in CommunicationIntroductionSymbolic interactionism has nearly a hundred-year history as an approach to understanding human co...

Tabloidization

Jenn Burleson Mackay

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2017-11-29

TabloidizationIntroductionAs the news market has become increasingly competitive, the mainstream news media have changed dramatically. The concept of ...

Telecommunications History/Policy

James Schwoch, John Laprise, Ivory Mills

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Telecommunications History/PolicyIntroductionThis bibliography on telecommunication history and policy is organized with a global perspective as the f...

Television

Christopher H. Sterling

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

TelevisionIntroductionTelevision began with experimentation a century ago in many countries, though chiefly Britain and the United States. During the ...

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