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Public Relations and Social Theory : Key Figures, Concepts and Developments, Paperback / softback Book

Public Relations and Social Theory : Key Figures, Concepts and Developments Paperback / softback

Edited by Oyvind (University of Oslo Norway) Ihlen, Magnus (University of Trollhattan Sweden) Fredriksson

Part of the Routledge Communication Series series

Description

Public Relations and Social Theory: Key Figures, Concepts and Developments broadens the theoretical scope of public relations studies by applying the work of a group of prominent social theorists to make sense of the practice.

The volume focuses on the work of key social theorists, including Max Weber, Karl Marx, John Dewey, Jurgen Habermas, Niklas Luhmann, Michel Foucault, Ulrich Beck, Pierre Bourdieu, Anthony Giddens, Robert Putnam, Erving Goffman, Peter L.

Berger, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Bruno Latour, Dorothy Smith, Zygmunt Bauman, Harrison White, John W.

Meyer, Luc Boltanski and Chantal Mouffe. Each chapter is devoted to an individual theorist, providing an overview of that theorist's key concepts and contributions, and exploring how these can be applied to public relations as a practice.

Each chapter also includes a box giving a short and concise presentation of the theorist, along with recommendation of key works and secondary literature.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 454 pages, 4 Line drawings, black and white; 4 Tables, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Communication studies
  • ISBN: 9781138281301

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