Communication Theory

Cover image for Vol. 26 Issue 3

Edited By: Karin Gwinn Wilkins, University of Texas at Austin

Impact Factor: 2.432

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 4/79 (Communication)

Online ISSN: 1468-2885

Associated Title(s): Communication, Culture & Critique, Human Communication Research, Journal of Communication, Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication

Overview



Aims and Scope


Communication Theory is an international forum publishing high quality, original research into the theoretical development of communication from across a wide array of disciplines, such as communication studies, sociology, psychology, political science, cultural and gender studies, philosophy, linguistics, and literature. 

A journal of the International Communication Association (ICA), Communication Theory especially welcomes work in the following areas of research, all of them components of ICA:  Communication and Technology, Communication Law and Policy, Ethnicity and Race in Communication, Feminist Scholarship, Global Communication and Social Change, Health Communication, Information Systems, Instructional/Developmental Communication, Intercultural Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Journalism Studies, Language and Social Interaction, Mass Communication, Organizational Communication, Philosophy of Communication, Political Communication, Popular Communication, Public Relations, Visual Communication Studies, Children, Adolescents and the Media, Communication History, Game Studies, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Studies, and Intergroup Communication.  The journal aims to be inclusive in theoretical approaches insofar as these pertain to communication theory.

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Keywords


Communication theory, communication, media, audience, technology, culture, psychology


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