Communication Yearbook 34 continues the tradition of publishing rich, state-of-the-discipline literature reviews. This volume offers insightful descriptions of communication research as well as reflections on the implications of those findings for other areas of the discipline. Editor Charles T. Salmon presents a volume with diverse chapters from scholars across the globe. Chapters cover a wide range of topics, including nanotechnology, deception, terror management theory, and the rhetorical aftermath of genocide. Commentaries from senior scholars round out the contents, providing insights on the groundbreaking work presented here. As a whole, this volume will be valuable to scholars and researchers across the communication discipline and around the world.
About the Author:
CHARLES T. SALMON earned his Ph.D. in Mass Communication from the University of Minnesota, and nine years later became the first recipient of a named professorship in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University. Today, he holds the Ellis N. Brandt Chair and is Past Dean of the College, while also holding the position of Professor at the Interdisciplinary Center, Israel. His research on public communication, public opinion, and public health has appeared in such journals as: Archives of Internal Medicine, American Behavioral Scientist, Bioethics, Health Education and Behavior, International Journal of Public Opinion Research, Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, Journal of Communication, Journal of Health Communication, Public Health Reports, and Public Opinion Quarterly. His books include Information Campaigns: Balancing Social Values and Social Change, and Public Opinion and the Communication of Consent (with Theodore Glasser). He has served on more than fifty doctoral committees and headed a Task Force on the Status and Future of Doctoral Education in Mass Communication.