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Communication Research


Editor
Silvia Knobloch-Westerwick Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
Stephen A. Rains University of Arizona, USA


eISSN: 15523810 | ISSN: 00936502 | Current volume: 51 | Current issue: 5 Frequency: 8 Times/Year

For over three decades researchers and practitioners have depended on Communication Research for the most up-to-date, comprehensive and important research on communication and its related fields.

Important, In-Depth Research and Scholarship

Communication processes are a fundamental part of virtually every aspect of human social life. Communication Research publishes articles that explore the processes, antecedents, and consequences of communication in a broad range of societal systems. Although most of the published articles are empirical, we also consider overview/review articles. These include the following:

  • mass media
  • interpersonal
  • health
  • political
  • entertainment
  • advertising/persuasive communication
  • new technology, online, computer-mediated and mobile communication 
  • organizational
  • intercultural
  • group
  • family

Communication Research takes you to the cutting-edge of research and theory in all areas within the field of communication. It serves as the international forum aimed at the academic or professional interested in current research in communication and its related fields.

Why you need Communication Research

  • Research and theory presented in all areas of communication give you comprehensive coverage of the field
  • Rigorous, empirical analysis provides you with research that’s reliable and high in quality
  • The multi-disciplinary perspective contributes to a greater understanding of communication processes and outcomes
  • "Themed issues" bring you in-depth examinations of a specific area of importance, as thematically connected articles selected in the standard peer-review process are conveniently presented in a single issue
  • Expert editorial guidance represents a wide range of interests from inside and outside the traditional boundaries of the communication discipline

 

Empirical research in communication began in the 20th century, and there are more researchers pursuing answers to communication questions today than at any other time. The editorial goal of Communication Research is to offer a special opportunity for reflection and change in the new millennium. To qualify for publication, research should, first, be explicitly tied to some form of communication; second, be theoretically driven with conclusions that inform theory; third, use the most rigorous empirical methods OR provide a review of a research area; and fourth, be directly linked to the most important problems and issues facing humankind. Criteria do not privilege any particular context; indeed, we believe that the key problems facing humankind occur in close relationships, groups, organizations, and cultures. Hence, we hope to publish research conducted across a wide variety of levels and units of analysis.

Editors
Silvia Knobloch-Westerwick Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
Stephen Rains University of Arizona, USA
Former Editors
Jennifer Gibbs University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Pamela Shoemaker Syracuse University, USA
Michael E. Roloff Northwestern University, USA
Charles R. Berger University of California, Davis, USA
Sandra J. Ball-Rokeach University of Southern California, USA
Peter R. Monge University of Southern California, USA
Steven H. Chaffee Stanford University, USA
F. Gerald Kline University of Minnesota, USA
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Anne Bartsch University of Leipzig, Germany
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Stella C. Chia City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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