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.

Journal Article 14.1: Dicks, B., Mason, B., Coffey, A., & Atkinson, P. (2005). Qualitative research and hypermedia: Ethnography for the digital age. London, UK: Sage.

Journal Article 14.2: Gusfield, J. (1976). The literary rhetoric of science: Comedy and pathos in drinking driver research. American Sociological Review, 41(1), 16–34.

Description: A classic analysis of scientific writing as a persuasive literary form.

Journal Article 14.3: Lipson, C. (2006). Cite right: A quick guide to citation styles—MLA, APA, Chicago, the sciences, professions, and more. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Description: Important citation styles, all in one book.