Recommended Readings

There are many books and journals available on communication research, as a visit to your campus library will indicate. Many journals ranging from administrative theory to women’s studies may also focus on human communication. A few key journal titles are listed below. Chapter 4, “You Could Look It Up: Reading, Recording, and Reviewing Research,” will move us on to developing more relevant, targeted lists of readings.


Communication Monographs

Communication Research

Human Communication Research

Journal of Applied Communication Research

Quarterly Journal of Speech

Mass Communication

Critical Studies in Media Communication

Journal of Public Relations Research

Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly

Quarterly Review of Film and Video

Television and New Media

Organizational Communication

Academy of Management Review

Administrative Science Quarterly

Business and Professional Communication Quarterly

Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications and Conflict

Management Communication Quarterly

Group Communication

Conflict Studies

Group and Organization Management

Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice

Group Processes and Intergroup Relations

Small Group Research

Interpersonal Communication

Human Relations

Journal of Applied Psychology

Journal of Family Communication

Journal of Research in Personality

Journal of Social and Personal Relationships

Introducing Communication RESEARCH

Social Media

Convergence: The International Journal of Research Into New Media Technologies

Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking

Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication

Journal of Magazine and New Media Research

New Media and Society