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Journal of Communication Inquiry

Executive Editor:
University of Iowa, USA
Managing Editor:
Book Reviews Editor:
Advisory Board:
University of Iowa
University of Iowa
University of Iowa
University of Iowa

Published in Association with Iowa Center for Communication Study, The

2013 SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) Score: 0.361
2013 Ranking: 84/648 in Cultural Studies (Scopus®) | 185/439 in Arts and Humanities (Miscellaneous) (Scopus®) | 96/235 in Communication (Scopus®)
Source: SCImago 2013 Journal Rankings

The Journal of Communication Inquiry (JCI) is a forward-thinking, interdisciplinary forum that explores communication and mass communication phenomena within cultural and historical perspectives. Publishing cutting-edge research and analysis, the Journal of Communication Inquiry emphasizes philosophical, evaluative, empirical, legal, historical and critical inquiry into relationships between mass communication and society across time and culture.

Keep Up To Date with Crucial Issues in Mass Communication

JCI is committed to giving alternative perspectives on communication and media studies a voice. It will keep you up to date on the most crucial issues in mass communication, including critical and cultural approaches to communication research feminist theory and the study of mass-mediated representations of race, gender, class, and sexual orientation the role of the visual image in contemporary culture postmodernist, poststructuralist and postcolonial perspectives on mass communication.

Interdisciplinary and International Coverage

JCI's critical yet balanced approach to communication cuts across disciplinary boundaries to give academics and researchers a fresh, complete perspective on the field. The journal's international contributors regularly represent such varied areas as mass communication cultural studies journalism sociology philosophy political science.

In-Depth Focus on Critical Issues

The journal's dedication to comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of communication and media is reflected in its thematic special issues. Devoted to topics of emerging and critical importance in the study of communication and culture, recent and upcoming theme issues examine such vital topics as:
  • The Culture of Cultural Studies
  • Deconstructing Popular Culture
  • Technology and Culture
  • Feminist Cultural Studies
  • Race, Media and Culture
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Frequency: Quarterly eISSN: 1552-4612 ISSN: 0196-8599
Months of Distribution: January , April , July , October Current Volume: 39 Current Issue: 3
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