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  • Learning to Rival: A Literate Practice for Intercultural Inquiry book cover

    Learning to Rival

    A Literate Practice for Intercultural Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Linda Flower, Elenore Long, Lorraine Higgins

    Learning to Rival tells the inside story of college and high school writers learning to "rival"--to actively seek rival hypotheses and negotiate alternative perspectives on charged questions. It shows how this interdisciplinary literate practice alters with the context of use and how, in learning…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06 
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  • Interacting With Audiences: Social Influences on the Production of Scientific Writing book cover

    Interacting With Audiences

    Social Influences on the Production of Scientific Writing, 1st Edition

    By Ann M. Blakeslee

    This distinctive monograph examines the dynamic rhetorical processes by which scientists shape, negotiate, and position their work within an interdisciplinary community. Author Ann M. Blakeslee studies the everyday rhetorical practices of a group of condensed matter theoretical physicists, and…

    Paperback – 2014-12-22
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  • An African Athens: Rhetoric and the Shaping of Democracy in South Africa book cover

    An African Athens

    Rhetoric and the Shaping of Democracy in South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Philippe-Joseph Salazar

    An African Athens offers an analysis of a new ecology of rhetoric--the reshaping of a nation into a democracy through rhetorical means. Author Philippe-Joseph Salazar provides a general view of issues as they have taken shape in the apartheid and post-apartheid South African experience, presenting…

    Paperback – 2014-12-22
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  • The Rhetoric of Risk: Technical Documentation in Hazardous Environments book cover

    The Rhetoric of Risk

    Technical Documentation in Hazardous Environments, 1st Edition

    By Beverly A. Sauer

    The crash of an Amtrak train near Baltimore, the collapse of the Hyatt hotel in Kansas City, the incident at Three Mile Island, and other large-scale technological disasters have provided powerful examples of the ways that communication practices influence the events and decisions that precipitate…

    Paperback – 2002-11-01
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  • Worlds Apart: Acting and Writing in Academic and Workplace Contexts book cover

    Worlds Apart

    Acting and Writing in Academic and Workplace Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Dias, Aviva Freedman, Peter Medway, Anthony Par‚

    Worlds Apart: Acting and Writing in Academic and Workplace Contexts offers a unique examination of writing as it is applied and used in academic and workplace settings. Based on a 7-year multi-site comparative study of writing in different university courses and matched workplaces, this volume…

    Paperback – 1999-04-01
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  • Scientific Discourse in Sociohistorical Context: The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 1675-1975 book cover

    Scientific Discourse in Sociohistorical Context

    The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 1675-1975, 1st Edition

    By Dwight Atkinson

    Scientific Discourse in Sociohistorical Context represents the intersection of knowledge and method, examined from the perspective of three distinct disciplines: linguistics, rhetoric-composition, and history. Herein, Dwight Atkinson describes the written language and rhetoric of the Royal Society…

    Paperback – 1998-11-01
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  • Writing/Disciplinarity: A Sociohistoric Account of Literate Activity in the Academy book cover

    Writing/Disciplinarity

    A Sociohistoric Account of Literate Activity in the Academy, 1st Edition

    By Paul Prior

    Over the past century, the explosive growth of scientific, technical, and cultural disciplines has profoundly affected our daily lives. However, processes of enculturation in sites such as graduate education that have helped to form these disciplines have received very limited research attention.…

    Paperback – 1998-08-01
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  • Reality By Design: The Rhetoric and Technology of Authenticity in Education book cover

    Reality By Design

    The Rhetoric and Technology of Authenticity in Education, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Petraglia

    In the first paragraphs of this volume, the author identifies an "authenticity paradox": that the purported real-worldedness of a learning environment, technique, or task is so rhetorically potent that educators frequently call attention to it in pedagogical conversations to legitimize their…

    Paperback – 1998-02-01
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  • Fundable Knowledge: The Marketing of Defense Technology book cover

    Fundable Knowledge

    The Marketing of Defense Technology, 1st Edition

    By A.D. Van Nostrand

    Knowledge is the basic output of the defense technology establishment in the United States; it is what enables the development of weapon systems. From this premise, this volume explores the process of knowledge production in defense technology from the beginnings of the Cold War to the present time…

    Paperback – 1997-02-01
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  • Writing Like An Engineer: A Rhetorical Education book cover

    Writing Like An Engineer

    A Rhetorical Education, 1st Edition

    By Dorothy A. Winsor

    Comprised of a study spanning over five years, this text looks at four engineering co-op students as they write at work. Since the contributors have a foot in both worlds -- work and school -- the book should appeal to people who are interested in how students learn to write as well as people who…

    Paperback – 1996-03-01
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