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Welcome to the International Encyclopedia of Communication Online

Published in association with the International Communication Association

Updated twice a year, The International Encyclopedia of Communication Online gives you instant access to the most authoritative and up-to-date scholarship in the field.

  • Since 2009, there have been eleven updates which have revised 350 online entries and added 32 new entries to the encyclopedia.
  • Use the List of Articles on the left side menu to view a comprehensive list of original, new, and updated entries.

New entries published in 2014 are:

  • Impoliteness
    Derek Bousfield
  • Postman, Neil
    Lance Strate

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