REVIEW OF COMMUNICATION RESEARCH
specializes in publishing literature review articles

Vol 7, 2019

 

How Stereotypes Are Shared Through Language: A Review and Introduction of the Social Categories and Stereotypes Communication (SCSC) Framework

Camiel J. Beukeboom and Christian Burgers (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

 

Keywords: stereotypes; prejudice; discrimination; linguistic bias; social categorization; language; communication; entitativity; essentialism;

  


 

Reviewing Media Literacy Intervention Studies for Validity

W. James Potter (University of California at Santa Barbara, USA) and Chan L. Thai (Santa Clara University, USA)

 

Keywords: media literacy interventions; validity; meaning analysis; explication; critical analysis;

  


 

Communicating Uncertainty During Public Health Emergency Events: A Systematic Review

Sopory, P., Day, A. M., Novak, J. M., Eckert, K., Wilkins, L., Padgett, D. R., et al. (Wayne State University, Detroit, USA; Bangor University, Bangor, UK; Independent Researcher; George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA; World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland)

 

Keywords: uncertainty; risk communication; disaster communication; public health emergency events;

  


 

Running as a Woman (or Man): A Review of Research on Political Communicators and Gender Stereotypes

Kelly L. Winfrey (Iowa State University, USA) and James M. Schnoebelen (Washburn University, USA)

 

Keywords: gender; political communication; women; political campaigns; double bind; feminine style; gender adaptiveness;

  


Vol 6, 2018

 

A Review and Analysis of Patterns of Design Decisions in Recent Media Effects Research

W. James Potter (University of California at Santa Barbara, USA)

 

Keywords: Media effects; Design decisions; Methods; Development of knowledge; Critical analysis.

  


 

Avatars and Computer-Mediated Communication: A Review of the Definitions, Uses, and Effects of Digital Representations on Communication

Kristine L. Nowak and Jesse Fox (University of Connecticut and The Ohio State University, USA)

 

Keywords: Avatars; Perception; Digital environments; Video games; Computer-mediated communication; Digital representations; Social actors; Anthropomorphism; Human-computer interaction;

 


 

The Path to Cooperative Action during Group Social Dilemmas: A Literature Review, Set of Propositions, and Model Describing How the Opportunity to Communicate Encourages Cooperation

Charles Pavitt (University of Delaware, USA)

 

Keywords: Social dilemma, Resource dilemma, Public goods dilemma, Group identity, Social norms, Trust, Trustworthiness, Communication, Cooperation, Social value orientation, Group size;

 


Vol 5, 2017

 

Music and intergroup relations: Exacerbating conflict and building harmony through music

Harwood, Jake (University of Arizona, USA)

 

Keywords: Intergroup relations, Music, Contact, Identity, Prejudice.

 

 


 

 Thinking about the media: A review of theory and research on media perceptions, media effects perceptions, and their consequences

McLeod, D. M., Wise, D., & Perryman, M. (University of Wisconsin at Madison, USA)

 

Keywords: Media Perceptions; Media Effects Perceptions; Media Trust; Media Credibility; Media Bias; Hostile Media Perception; Presumed Influence; Influence of Presumed Influence; Persuasive Press Inference; Third-person Perception;

 

 

Vol 4., 2016

Social Norms: A Review

Adrienne Chung and Rajiv N. Rimal

Keywords: Social norms; descriptive norms; injunctive norms; focus theory of normative conduct; theory of normative social behavior; health behavior; health interventions.


 

A long look back: An analysis of 50 years of organizational communication research (1964-2013)

Johny T. Garner et al.

Keywords: Organizational Communication; Communication History.

 


Characteristics of Narrative Interventions and Health Effects: A Review of the Content, Form, and Context of Narratives in Health-related Narrative Persuasion Research

Anneke de Graaf, José Sanders and Hans Hoeken

Keywords: Narrative persuasion, Health, Narrative engagement, Perspective, Framing.


 

Communication in Health-Related Online Social Support Groups/Communities: A Review of Research on Predictors of Participation, Applications of Social Support Theory, and Health Outcomes

Kevin B. Wright

Keywords: Online social support groups/communities, health communication, social support theory, computer-mediated communication, coping, health outcomes.


 

How Stereotypes Are Shared Through Language: A Review and Introduction of the Social Categories and Stereotypes Communication (SCSC) Framework

Camiel J. Beukeboom and Christian Burgers

Keywords: Stereotypes; prejudice; discrimination; linguistic bias; social categorization; language; communication; entitativity; essentialism.;

 

  Filesize 628.76 KB Download 1106

 

Reviewing Media Literacy Intervention Studies for Validity

W. James Potter and Chan Thai

Keywords: Media literacy interventions; validity; meaning analysis; explication; critical analysis;

 

  Filesize 398.95 KB Download 791

 

Communicating Uncertainty During Public Health Emergency Events: A Systematic Review

 

Pradeep Sopory1, Ashleigh M. Day1, Julie M. Novak1, Stine Eckert1, Lillian Wilkins1, Donyale R. Padgett1, Jane P. Noyes2, Fatima A. Barakji1, Juan Liu1, Beth N. Fowler1, Javier B. Guzman-Barcenas1, Anna Nagayko3, Jacob J. Nickell1, Damecia Donahue1, Kimberly Daniels4, Tomas Allen5, Nyka Alexander5, Marsha L. Vanderford5, Gaya M. Gamhewage5

 

1 Wayne State University, Detroit, USA; 2 Bangor University, Bangor, UK; 3 Independent Researcher; 4 George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA; 5 World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

 

Keywords: Uncertainty; Risk communication; Disaster communication; Public health emergency events;

 

  Filesize 713.18 KB Download 783

 

Running as a Woman (or Man): A Review of Research on Political Communicators and Gender Stereotypes

 

Kelly L. Winfrey and James M. Schnoebelen

 

Keywords: Gender, Political Communication, Women, Political Campaigns, Double Bind, Feminine Style, Gender Adaptiveness

  Filesize 444.34 KB Download 1071

A Review and Analysis of Patterns of Design Decisions in Recent Media Effects Research

W. James Potter

Keywords: Media effects; Design decisions; Methods; Development of knowledge; Critical analysis;

 

  Filesize 414.74 KB Download 1487

Avatars and Computer-Mediated Communication: A Review of the Definitions, Uses, and Effects of Digital Representations on Communication

Kristine L. Nowak and Jesse Fox

Keywords: Avatars; Perception; Digital environments; Video games; Computer-mediated communication; Digital representations; Social actors; Anthropomorphism; Human-computer interaction;

 

  Filesize 371.93 KB Download 2610

The Path to Cooperative Action during Group Social Dilemmas: A Literature Review, Set of Propositions, and Model Describing How the Opportunity to Communicate Encourages Cooperation

Charles Pavitt

Keywords: Social dilemma, Resource dilemma, Public goods dilemma, Group identity, Social norms, Trust, Trustworthiness, Communication, Cooperation, Social value orientation, Group size;

 

  Filesize 469.32 KB Download 945

Music and intergroup relations: Exacerbating conflict and building harmony through music

Jake Harwood

Keywords: Intergroup relations, Music, Contact, Identity, Prejudice.

  Filesize 474.03 KB Download 3983

Thinking about the media: A review of theory and research on media perceptions, media effects perceptions, and their consequences

McLeod, D. M., Wise, D., & Perryman, M.

Keywords: Media Perceptions; Media Effects Perceptions; Media Trust; Media Credibility; Media Bias; Hostile Media Perception; Presumed Influence; Influence of Presumed Influence; Persuasive Press Inference; Third-person Perception;

  Filesize 744.42 KB Download 6500

Social Norms: A Review

Adrienne Chung and Rajiv N. Rimal

 

Keywords: Social norms; descriptive norms; injunctive norms; focus theory of normative conduct; theory of normative social behavior; health behavior; health interventions.

  Filesize 675.36 KB Download 9195

A long look back: An analysis of 50 years of organizational communication research (1964-2013)

Johny T. Garner et al.

 

Keywords: Organizational Communication; Communication History.

 

  Filesize 753.13 KB Download 4326

Characteristics of Narrative Interventions and Health Effects: A Review of the Content, Form, and Context of Narratives in Health-related Narrative Persuasion Research

Anneke de Graaf, José Sanders and Hans Hoeken

 

Keywords: Narrative persuasion, Health, Narrative engagement, Perspective, Framing.

  Filesize 502.03 KB Download 3254

Communication in Health-Related Online Social Support Groups/Communities: A Review of Research on Predictors of Participation, Applications of Social Support Theory, and Health Outcomes

Kevin B. Wright

 

Keywords: Online social support groups/communities, health communication, social support theory, computer-mediated communication, coping, health outcomes.

  Filesize 339.98 KB Download 3348

Mobile communication and network privatism: A literature review of the implications for diverse, weak, and new ties

Scott W. Campbell

 

Keywords: Mobile Communication; Mobile Phone; Cell Phone; Network Privatism; Diversity; Weak Ties; New Ties; Social Networks

  Filesize 326.38 KB Download 6510

The Complexity Paradigm for Studying Human Communication: A Summary and Integration of Two Fields

John L. Sherry

 

Keywords: Complexity, systems theory, process, simulation, dynamics, interaction, information theory, emergence

 

  Filesize 740.87 KB Download 4353

Humans Are People, Too: Nurturing an Appreciation for Nature in Communication Research

Kory Floyd

 

Keywords: Biology, Evolution, Social Behavior, Neuroscience, Immunology

 

  Filesize 493.38 KB Download 5786

Reviewing and Revising the Institutional Vision of U.S. Higher Education

Robert Abelman

 

Keywords: Institutional Vision; Mission Statement; Vision Statement; Organizational Communication; Strategic Planning; Institutional Rhetoric; Philosophical Template; Higher Education; Branding; Language of Institutions

  Filesize 655.01 KB Download 7857

Psychology of Agenda-Setting Effects. Mapping the Paths of Information Processing

Maxwell McCombs & Natalie J. Stroud

 

Keywords: Agenda Setting, Attribute Agenda Setting, Public Opinion, Journalism, Motivated Reasoning, Issue Publics, Psychological Relevance, Need for Orientation, Selective Exposure

  Filesize 547.22 KB Download 16011

Threat, Fear, and Persuasion: Review and Critique of Questions About Functional Form

Lijiang Shen & James Price Dillard

 

Keywords: drive model; parallel processing; EPPM; threat; fear; persuasion; latent growth curve modeling; health; influenza

  Filesize 1.06 MB Download 7779

Narrative Research in Communication: Key Principles and Issues

Daniel G. McDonald

 

Keywords: Narrative; Persuasion; Mass Media Audiences; Mental Models; Mass Communication; Storytelling; Film Studies

  Filesize 0 B Download 5238

Reviewing and Revising the Institutional Vision of U.S. Higher Education

Robert Abelman

 

Keywords: Institutional Vision; Mission Statement; Vision Statement; Organizational Communication; Strategic Planning; Institutional Rhetoric; Philosophical Template; Higher Education; Branding; Language of Institutions

  Filesize 655.01 KB Download 7857

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