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Women In Public Relations

Author : Larissa A. Grunig
ISBN : 9781135467746
Genre : Business & Economics
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The past 20 years have seen an influx of women into the practice of public relations, yet gender-based disparities in pay and advancement remain a troubling reality. As the field becomes feminized, moreover, female and male practitioners alike confront the prospect of dwindling salaries and prestige. This landmark book presents a comprehensive examination of the status of women in public relations and proposes concrete ways to achieve greater parity in education and practice. The authors integrate the theoretical literature of public relations and gender with results of a major longitudinal study of women in the field, along with illuminating focus group and interview data. Topics covered include factors contributing to sex discrimination; how public relations stacks up against other professions on gender-related issues; the challenges facing female managers and entrepreneurs; the experiences of ethnic minority professionals; the salary gap; the glass ceiling; and how to foster solutions on individual, organizational, and societal levels. This volume is an essential read for both educators and practitioners in public relations. It can be used as a course text in graduate research seminars, and also as a supplemental text in courses addressing gender issues in PR. It serves as a useful guide for young practitioners entering the profession, and provides critical insights for public relations managers.
Category: Business & Economics

Encyclopedia Of Public Relations

Author : Robert L. Heath
ISBN : 9781452265452
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The Encyclopedia of Public Relations explores the evolution of the Public Relations field, with examples from history describing events, changing practices, and the key figures who developed and expanded the profession. This two-volume set is the first and most authoritative compilation of the subject and is a must-have for any library serving patrons in business, communication, and journalism. The encyclopedia explores key challenges facing the profession of public relations and its practitioners, such as earning the trust and respect of critics and the general public. These volumes go into great depth about such ethical policies and challenges. The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) operates under a specific code of ethics—full details of which are included in an appendix.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Sage Handbook Of Public Relations

Author : Robert L. Heath
ISBN : 9781412977814
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 66.18 MB
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Reflecting advances in theory, research, and application in the discipline since the publication of the Handbook of Public Relations in 2001, this new volume is global in scope and unmatched in its coverage of both academic research and professional best practice. It presents major theories in the words of the leading advocates for each theory; positions public relations as a positive force to help make society more fully functional; and challenges academics and practitioners to identify best practices that can inform the work of those in the profession.
Category: Business & Economics

Gender And Public Relations

Author : Christine Daymon
ISBN : 9781136758560
Genre : Business & Economics
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Although there is a small body of feminist scholarship that problematizes gender in public relations, gender is a relatively undefined area of thinking in the field and there have been few serious studies of the socially constructed roles defining women and men in public relations. This book is positioned within the critical public relations stream. Through the prism of ‘gender and public relations’, it examines not only the manipulatory, but also the emancipatory, subversive and transformatory potential of public relations for the construction of meaning. Its focus is on the dynamic interrelationships arising from public relations activities in society and the gendered, lived experiences of people working in the occupation of public relations. There are many previously unexplored areas within and through public relations which the book examines. These include: the production of social meaning and power relations advocacy and activist campaigns for social and political change the negotiation of identity, diversity and cultural practice celebrity, bodies, fashion and harassment in the workplace notions of managing reputation and communicating policy. In extending the field of inquiry, this edited collection highlights how gender is accomplished and transformed, and, thus how power is exercised and inequality (re)produced or challenged in public relations. The book will expand thinking about power relations and privilege for both women and men and how these are affected by the interplay of social, cultural and institutional practices. Winner of the Outstanding Book PRide Award, awarded by the National Communication Association (NCA).
Category: Business & Economics

Ethics In Public Relations

Author : Kathy Fitzpatrick
ISBN : 9781452236780
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Ethics in Public Relations: Responsible Advocacy is the first book to identify universal principles of responsible advocacy in public relations. In this engaging book, editors Kathy Fitzpatrick and Carolyn Bronstein bring together prominent authorities in the field to address theoretic and practical issues that illustrate the broad scope and complexity of responsible advocacy in 21st-century public relations.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Power And Public Relations

Author : Jeffrey L. Courtright
ISBN : PSU:000059122302
Genre : Business & Economics
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Explores how public relations' power is obtained, used and misused in terms of both process and outcomes. This book contains 10 case studies that provide examples of the breadth of perspectives and definitions of power.
Category: Business & Economics

Public Relations Review

Author : Foundation for Public Relations Research and Education (U.S.)
ISBN : 03638111
Genre : Public relations Periodicals
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Public Relations

Author : Dennis L. Wilcox
ISBN : 0205404537
Genre : Business & Economics
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"Public Relations: Strategies and Tactics," Study Edition 7/e Dennis L. Wilcox, San Jose State University Glen T. Cameron, Missouri School of Journalism Phillip H. Ault, South Bend Tribune Warren K. Agee, University of Georgia Containing the same engaging and effective features that have made "Public Relations: Strategies and Tactics" such a success, the Study Edition offers an additional bonus: perforated Practice Tests at no extra cost to students. Because the answers to the practice tests are not included in the Study Edition, instructors can use the tests as quizzes or as extra homework. If instructors prefer to give students the option of checking their own results, they can package the Study Edition with our Practice Test Solutions Manual for FREE. Also included FREE with this option is our Tutor Center Access Card to provide students with extra study support from our qualified Tutor Center professionals by phone, fax, email, and the Internet. With either ordering option, students get a valuable and effective study system not found in other books! Using real-life case studies, "Public Relations: Strategies and Tactics" helps students better understand the basic concepts, strategies, and tactics practiced in public relations today. The text presents an engaging and comprehensive overview of the principles, concepts, and methods of public relations. Special Features of the Study Edition Practice Tests at the end of the book-- over 20 multiple choice questions per chapter-- give students the chance to gauge their knowledge about the material in the text and to prepare for exams. These test questions are a fresh source of study and testingmaterial. Practice Tests are on perforated paper, so students can tear them out and hand them in to instructors-- perfect for students whose instructors use the practice tests as actual tests or assignments that are submitted for a grade. Access to the "Tutor Center" is included FREE with the Practice Test Solutions Manual when instructors order the valuepack option. After activating the access card, students can fax, call, or email our qualified professionals for live advice and tutoring on subjects covered in the text.
Category: Business & Economics

Gaining Influence In Public Relations

Author : Bruce K. Berger
ISBN : 9781135605315
Genre : Business & Economics
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Gaining Influence in Public Relations explores how professionals can increase their influence in practice to help their organizations achieve success. This provocative book explores the largely uncharted territories of power, resistance, dissent, and activism in public relations, arguing that practitioners can increase their power and social legitimacy by developing and using a wider range of influence resources, strategies, and tactics. Authors Bruce K. Berger and Bryan H. Reber talked with hundreds of practitioners, analyzed original survey data, and examined a detailed case study to develop a theory of power relations. Ultimately, the book seeks to advance the ethical and effective practice of public relations. Intended for scholars and graduate students in public relations, it also has much to offer practitioners, as well as scholars and students in organizational communication, organizational theory, human resources, and leadership.
Category: Business & Economics

Multinational Corporations Public Relations In Host Countries

Author : Liu, Xi
ISBN : STANFORD:36105123263191
Genre : Business & Economics
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This volume examines issues of public relations as experienced by a multinational corporation subsidiary in the actual day-to-day context of China. By taking into account influential organizational members from non-public relations areas, their viewpoints about good public relations, and their interface with local public relations workers in public relations situations, this study puts into perspective the intricacy of local public relations workers' working conditions and its impact. The study also grants attention to behavioral frameworks in operation in public relations situations and reveals their informing and regulating effects on local public relations workers' decision-making and actions. In this sense, the study allows the chance for researchers to get closer to the real-world nuances and consequences of the internal processes involved in an multinational corporation subsidiary's public relations.
Category: Business & Economics