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The Concise Encyclopedia of Communication

  • ID: 2899269
  • Book
  • 704 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Published by Wiley Blackwell and The International Communication Association (ICA), The Concise Encyclopedia of Communication is an accessible, authoritative and interdisciplinary single–volume work. Taking and updating key knowledge from the twelve–volume International Encyclopedia of Communication, this exciting new workis a valuable and practical reference for the field.

With around 600 of contributions from the leading scholars in the field, the encyclopedia contains the most relevant headwords of communication science and represents the best and most up–to–date international research in this dynamic and interdisciplinary area. Available in print or online, the volume will be a key reference for undergraduates of communication, speech communication, rhetoric, and journalism, and their related fields, as well as practitioners of communication and communication consultants.
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Contributors vi

Introduction xvii

Acknowledgments xxi

Lexicon xxiii

Communication A Z 1

Index 660

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Wolfgang Donsbach is Professor of Communication and founding director of the Department of Communication at Dresden University of Technology, Germany. Donsbach served as the Editor–in–Chief for the 12 volume ICAInternational Encyclopedia of Communication (Blackwell, 2008) and is also the Series Editor for the ICA–Wiley–BlackwellInternational Encyclopedias of Communication. From 1995 to 1996 he was president of the World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR) and from 2004 to 2005 president of the International Communication Association (ICA). He was editor of the InternationalJournal of Public Opinion Research and serves, among others, on the editorial boards ofJournal of Communication,Communication Theory, Human Communication Research, and the Central European Journal of Communication. Donsbach is an ICA Fellow and recipient of WAPOR s Helen–Dinerman–Award for extraordinary achievements in public opinion research.
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