International Encyclopedia of Communication; Volume 1 Communication Philosophy

The International Encyclopedia of Communication is a comprehensive and dynamic reference set in the interdisciplinary field. This authoritative 12-volume set is jointly published by Wiley-Blackwell and the International Communication Association (ICA) and the leading academic society.

Key features include: 1339 entries (A-Z) divided into 29 subject areas that represent the main research domains, each authored by a prominent researcher in the respective field. The breadth of communication studies, including coverage of theories, media and communication phenomena, research methods, issues, concepts, and geographical areas are encompassed.

It also features sophisticated cross-referencing and search capabilities, subject-based glossaries, and a comprehensive index written and edited by an international team of top scholars and researchers representing the international stature of ICA.


Wolfgang Donsbach


Ehsan Shahqasemi

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Hard cover

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New published