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E-Reference Items for Communication Studies (7)

Name Description
Encyclopedia of Communication Theory Offers “current descriptions of the theories that explain numerous aspects of communication and present the background issues and concepts that comprise these theories.” These entries, written by nearly 200 contributors from 10 countries, are reviewed. [RR]
Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics (Second Edition) ELL2 "cannot be surpassed for its depth, currency, interdisciplinary coverage, and sheer comprehensiveness.” Coverage includes  the language situation in countries all over the world, language education policies in the world's major regions, language and the brain, animal communication, second-language acquisition, etc. [RR]
Encyclopedia of Public Relations A primer to the field of public relations. Features "the positive service and contributions of practitioners" as well as "the theoretical and ethical concerns". [RR]
Encyclopedia of Rhetoric Covers the knowledge from classics, philosophy, literature, literary theory, cultural studies, speech and communications, and discusses basic concepts and themes throughout rhetoric. [RR]
International Encyclopedia of Linguistics Covers topics in linguistics, including areas of historical, comparative, formal, mathematical, functional, philosophical, and sociolinguistics. [RR]
Oxford Handbook of Rhetorical Studies This handbook is currently in development; see the Contents for specific articles. [RR]
SAGE Handbook of Child Development, Multiculturalism, and Media The "interrelationship of “the three Ms”—multiculturalism, media, and money—is a dominant theme in this collection of essays [RR]

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