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THINK Public Relations

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ISBN-10: 0205857256

ISBN-13: 9780205857258

Edition: 2nd 2013

Authors: Dennis L. Wilcox, Glen T. Cameron, Bryan H. Reber, Jae-Hwa Shin

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THINK Currency. THINK Relevancy. THINK Public Relations.The engaging visual design of THINK Public Relations provides an introduction to the field of public relations that successfully blends theory and practice in an easy-to-read format. Students are introduced to exciting and innovative public relations campaign examples in the contract of relevant theory and core concepts that they will need to succeed in the world of public relations. The authors offer a practical approach to the study of public relations and emphasize competition and conflict management, while providing a concise, comprehensive overview of the profession.A better teaching and learning experienceThis program will provide a better teaching and learning experience for you and your students. Here's how:Personalize Learning MySearchLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals.Improve Critical Thinking Questions and cases throughout the text encourage students to think critically about public relations topics.Engage Students An appealing visual design and real-world applications engage students in the material.Apply Ethics Feature boxes introduce readers to the important ethical and legal issues facing public relations practitioners today.Support Instructors Activities and assessment in MySearchLab offer instructors supplemental materials to help their students succeed.Note: MyMySearchLab with eText does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please or you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MySearchLab (at no additional cost): ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205916783 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205916788
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Book details

List price: $55.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 7/29/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.068
Language: English

DENNIS L.WILCOX, Ph.D., Is professor emeritus of public relations and past director of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at San Jose State University, California. He is a Fellow and accredited (APR) member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), former chair of the PRSA Educator's Academy, and past chair of the public relations division of Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). Dr.Wilcox has written six books, including being the lead author of Public RelationsStrategies and Tactics and Public Relations Writing and Media Techniques. His honors include PRSA's "Outstanding Educator," the Xifra-Award from the University of Girona (Spain), and an honorary doctorate from the University of Bucharest. He is active in the International Public Relations Association (IPRA) and a member of the Arthur W. Page Society, a group of senior communication executives. Dr. Wilcox regularly consults and gives lectures and workshops to students and professionals in a variety of nations.GLEN T. CAMERON, Ph.D., Is Gregory Chair in Journalism Research and founder of the Health Communication Research Center at the University of Missouri. Dr. Cameron has authored more than 300 articles, chapters, award-winning conference papers, and books on public relations topics. A popular lecturer internationally, Dr. Cameron has received the Baskett-Mosse and Pathfinderawards for career achievement. The University of Missouri honored him in 2006 with the 21st Century Corps of Discovery Lectureship, which is given once each year by a globally recognized campus scholar. Dr. Cameron's ongoing public relations experience includes his management of more than $42 million in external funding of health public relations projects from sources such as the National Institutes of Health, The National Cancer Institute, Missouri Foundation for Health, The U.S. Department of Agriculture, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The U.S Department of Defense, and Monsanto. Whenever he can, Dr. Cameron enjoys the rivers and mountains of his native Montana as well as wild spots around the world.BRYAN H. REBER, Ph.D., Is associate professor of public relations at the University of Georgia, Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. Dr. Reber teaches courses that offer an introduction to public relations, management, writing, and campaigns. On the graduate level, he teaches classes in topics including management, persuasion, campaign research, and public opinion. His research focuses on public relations theory, practice, pedagogy, and health communication and has been published in the Journal of Public Relations Research, Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Journal of Health Communication, Public Relations Review, and Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media. Dr. Reber regularly presents his research at national and international academic conferences. He is the co-author of two books: Gaining Influence in Public Relations and Public Relations Today: Managing Competition and Conflict. Dr. Reberworked for 15 years in public relations at Bethel College,Kansas. He has conducted research For The Sierra Club,Ketchum, And The Georgia Hospital Association, among others.JAE-HWA SHIN, Ph.D., Mph., Is an associate professor in the School of Mass Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern Mississippi. Dr. Shin is widely recognized as a prolific researcher in the field of public relations and has actively participated in the emerging development of public relations theory. She co-authored Public Relations Today: Managing Conflict and Competition, a text that incorporatesher research, teaching, and professional experience.In addition, she has published her research in peer-reviewedjournals such as Public Relations Review, Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, Science Communication Journal, andJournal of Communication in Health Care. Dr. Shin is an active presenter at national and interna