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Happy Fall!

In case you find some free time this semester and need a good book to read, please check out some of the newly acquired titles in the social sciences below that are available at Falvey Memorial Library. Be sure to check out the full list, too, for more new and unique titles.

Americans against the city : Anti-urbanism in the twentieth century
by Steven Conn
Oxford University Press, 2014

 

Cognitive media theory
by Ted Nannicelli & Paul Taberham
Routledge, 2014

 

Disability incarcerated : imprisonment and disability in the United States and Canada
by Liat Ben-Moshe & Liat and Allison C. Carey
Palgrave Macmillan, 2014

 

Doing a successful research project : using qualitative or quantitative methods
By Martin Davies & Nathan Hughes
Palgrave Macmillan, 2014

 

EXPLORING GREEN CRIMINOLOGY : TOWARD A GREEN CRIMINOLOGICAL REVOLUTION
by Michael J. Lynch
Ashgate, 2014

 

Imaginative methodologies in the social sciences : creativity, poetics and rhetoric in social research
by Michael Hviid Jacobsen, Michael S. Drake, Kieran Keohane, & Anders Petersen
Ashgate, 2014

 

Mainstreaming torture : ethical approaches in the post-9/11 United States
by Rebecca Gordon
Oxford, 2014

 

The social media handbook
by Jeremy Hunsinger and Theresa M. Senft
Routledge, 2014

 

I’d also love to hear from you! Please feel free to recommend other texts you feel are useful for your courses by email (alexander.williams@villanova.edu) or by telephone (ext. 8845).

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New Books in Communication

  • Posted by: Kristyna Carroll
  • Posted Date: June 25, 2014
  • Filed Under: New Comm Books

Have some free time this summer? Check out these new books in communication! See the full list, or preview a selection below.

hdbkchildrenmedia The Routledge international handbook of children, adolescents and media
Edited by Dafna Lemish
Routledge
2013
Access online

Eervinggoffmanrving Goffman: A critical introduction to media and communication theory
by Yves Winkin and Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz
Peter Lang
2013

bigdisconnectThe big disconnect: Protecting childhood and family relationships in the digital age
by Catherine Steiner-Adaire and Teresa Barker
Harper
2013

SNLamericanTVSaturday Night Live and American TV
by Nick Marx, Matt Sienkiewicz, and Ron Becker
Indiana University Press
2013

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New Books in Communication

  • Posted by: Kristyna Carroll
  • Posted Date: January 3, 2014
  • Filed Under: New Comm Books

Start off the new year with some new books! See the full list or preview highlights below.

relationalritualsRelational rituals and communication: Ritual interaction in groups
by Dániel Z. Kádár
Palgrave Macmillan
2013

participatoryactionresearchParticipatory action research: Theory and methods for engaged inquiry
by Jacques M. Chevalier and Daniel Buckles
Routledge
2013

politicaltonePolitical tone: How leaders talk and why
by Roderick P. Hart, Jay P. Childers, and Colene J. Lind
The University of Chicago Press
2013

promotionalculturesPromotional cultures: The rise and spread of advertising, public relations, marketing and branding
by Aeron Davis
Polity Press
2013

wiredcityThe wired city: Reimagining journalism and civic life in the post-newspaper age
by Dan Kennedy
University of Massachusetts Press
2013
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New Books in Communication

  • Posted by: Kristyna Carroll
  • Posted Date: October 3, 2013
  • Filed Under: New Comm Books

New book alert! The new arrivals below are of particular interest to faculty and students in the Communication Department. Review the highlights below, or go the full list.

keyconceptsleadershipKey concepts in leadership
Jonathon Gosling, Ian Sutherland, Stephanie Jones, Joost Dijkstra
Sage
2012

masteringsemistructuredinterviewMastering the semi-structured interview and beyond: from research design to analysis and publication
Anne Galletta
New York University Press
2013

gendergenresportsGender and genre in sports documentaries: Critical essays
Zachary Ingle, David M. Sutera
Scarecrow Press
Online (ebrary)
2013

endofpowerThe end of power: From boardrooms to battlefields, and churches to states, why being in charge isn’t what it used to be
Moisés Naím
Basic Books
2013

 

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New Books in Communication!

  • Posted by: Kristyna Carroll
  • Posted Date: July 2, 2013
  • Filed Under: New Comm Books

New books of particular interest to faculty and students in the Communication Department. Preview a handful of books below, or browse the full list of most recent arrivals.

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Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Psychology of Coaching and Mentoring
edited by Jonathan Passmore, David B. Peterson, and Teresa Freire
Wiley-Blackwell
Online
2013

whiteracialframe

The White Racial Frame: Centuries of White Racial Framing and Counter-framing
by Joe R. Feagin
(2nd Edition)
Routledge
2013

hdbkmediapsych

The Oxford Handbook of Media Psychology
edited by Karen E. Dill
Oxford University Press
Online
2013

socialnet

The Social Net: Understanding Our Online Behavior
edited by Yair Amichai-Hamburger
(2nd Edition)
Oxford University Press
2013
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New Books in Communication!

  • Posted by: Kristyna Carroll
  • Posted Date: May 30, 2013
  • Filed Under: New Comm Books

New books of particular interest to students and faculty in the Communication Department are arriving in the library. Preview a few titles below or browse the full list of latest arrivals.

fastfuture

Fast Future: How the Millennial Generation is Shaping Our World
by David D. Burstein
Beacon Press
2013

twitter

Twitter: Social Communication in the Twitter Age
by Dhiraj Murthy
Polity Press
2013

culturalchangeldrshporg

Cultural Change and Leadership in Organizations: A Practical Guide to Successful Organizational Change
by Jaap J. Boonstra
John Wiley & Sons
Online
2013

discourse2.0Discourse 2.0: Language and New Media
edited by Deborah Tannen and Anna Marie Trester
Georgetown University Press
Online
2013

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New Books in Communication!

  • Posted by: Kristyna Carroll
  • Posted Date: April 16, 2013
  • Filed Under: New Comm Books

Check out all the latest arrivals in Communication.

21ccommhdbk21st Century Communication: A Reference Handbook
(online)
edited by William F. Eadie
Sage Publications
2009

overturephilcommAn Overture to Philosophy of Communication: The Carrier of Meaning
Ronald C. Arnett & Annette M. Holba
Peeter Lang
2012

movingdataMoving Data: The iPhone and the Future of Media
edited by Pelle Snickars & Patrick Vonderau
Columbia University Press
2012

FTessesntialguideThe Financial Times Essential Guide to Leading Your Team: how to set goals, measure performance and reward talent
by Graham Yemm
Pearson
2012

givememoneyGive Me the Money and I’ll Shoot: Finance Your Factual TV/Film Project
by Nicola Lees
Methuen Drama
2011

 

 

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New Books in Communication!

New books in communication are arriving all the time! See some highlights below or review a list of the latest arrivals.

qualmediaanalysisQualitative Media Analysis
by David L. Altheide and Christopher J. Schneider
Sage Publications
2013

millenialsnewssocialmediaMillenials, news, and social media: Is news engagement a thing of the past?
by Paula M. Poindexter
Peter Lang
2012

methodsofrandomMethods of randomization in experimental design
by Valentim R. Alferes
Sage
2012

cyberbullyingCyberbullying: Bullying in the Digital Age
by Robin M. Kowalski, Susan P. Limber, Patricia W. Agatston
Wiley-Blackwell
2012

exploringprofcommExploring professional communication: language in action
by Stephanie Schnurr
Routledge
2012

 

 

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New Books in Communication!

  • Posted by: Kristyna Carroll
  • Posted Date: January 11, 2012
  • Filed Under: New Comm Books

Start out the new year with some new books! See the highlights below, or browse the list of new books of particular interest to communication faculty and students.

Film and stereotype: A challenge for cinema and theory
by Jorg Schweinitz; translated by Laura Schleussner
Columbia University Press
2011

Risk: A very short introduction
by Baruch Fischhoff and John Kadvany
Oxford University Press
2011
Check out all the Very Short Introductions available at Falvey!

Mediated girlhoods: New explorations of girls’ media culture
edited by Mary Celeste Kearney
Peter Lang
2011

Page one: Inside the New York Times and the future of journalism
edited by David Folkenflik
PublicAffairs
2011
Keep an eye on our collection for the DVD documentary, which will be arriving soon.

Foundations of community journalism
edited by Bill Reader and John A. Hatcher
SAGE Publications
2012

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New Books in Communication

  • Posted by: Kristyna Carroll
  • Posted Date: December 6, 2011
  • Filed Under: New Comm Books

Here are this month’s highlights for new books of special interest to communication faculty and staff. Browse the list below or go to the full list.

Affective narratology: The emotional structure of stories
by Patrick Colm Hogan
University of Nebraska Press
2011

American documentary film: Projecting the nation
by Jeffrey Geiger
Edinburgh University Press
2011

Organizational change: Creating change through strategic communication
by Laurie K. Lewis
Wiley-Blackwell
Online version
2011
Reading YouTube: The critical viewers guide
by Anandam Kavoori
Peter Lang
2011

Reputation management: The key to successful public relations and corporate communication
by John Doorley and Helio Fred Garcia
Routledge, 2011
Online version

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