Susan Youngblood's Recent Publications

Published on August 13, 2012

Susan Youngblood's Recent Publications


We are happy to announce that Susan Youngblood has a few recent publications. 

Susan Youngblood's article “Balancing the Rhetorical Tension Between Right-to-Know and Security in Risk Communication: Ambiguity and Avoidance” appeared in the Journal of Business and Technical Communication, Volume 26, Issue 1.  In this article, She explores the vulnerability that emergency planners feel when publicizing the public's right to know about local risks and the strategies they adopt to promote security. This study also assesses the ethics of different approaches to the problem. Spring 2012

She also co-authored with Vic Costello and Norman E. Youngblood, Multimedia Foundations: Core Concepts for Digital Design, was published by Focal Press, an imprint of Elsevier. This work focuses on concepts and principles in multimedia production. It also addresses issues such as project planning, design that anticipates change, visual communication, and collaboration. Spring 2012

Susan Youngblood's article "Circularity, Analogy, and Gestalt in the Ancestral Puebloan Cannibalism Debate" appears in the latest issue of Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, Volume 42, Issue 2. The study examines discourse in scholarly materials on controversial subject of alleged prehistoric cannibalism in the American Southwest. These materials reveal how bio-archeologists in the debate develop hypotheses, build criteria, and interpret their findings.  Summer 2012