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  • Comparative Legal Linguistics: Language of Law, Latin and Modern Lingua Francas book cover

    Comparative Legal Linguistics

    Language of Law, Latin and Modern Lingua Francas, 2nd Edition

    By Heikki E.S. Mattila

    This book examines legal language as a language for special purposes, evaluating the functions and characteristics of legal language and the terminology of law. Using examples drawn from major and lesser legal languages, it examines the major legal languages themselves, beginning with Latin through…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Aristotle's Ethics and Legal Rhetoric: An Analysis of Language Beliefs and the Law book cover

    Aristotle's Ethics and Legal Rhetoric

    An Analysis of Language Beliefs and the Law, 1st Edition

    By Frances J. Ranney

    Taking the novel position of dealing with law, classical rhetoric and feminism concurrently, this book considers the effects of beliefs about language on those who attempt to theorize about and use law to accomplish practical and political purposes. The author employs Aristotle's terminology to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Power

  • Media and the Rhetoric of Body Perfection: Cosmetic Surgery, Weight Loss and Beauty in Popular Culture book cover

    Media and the Rhetoric of Body Perfection

    Cosmetic Surgery, Weight Loss and Beauty in Popular Culture, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Harris-Moore

    Against the background of the so-called ’obesity epidemic’, Media and the Rhetoric of Body Perfection critically examines the discourses of physical perfection that pervade Western societies, shedding new light on the rhetorical forces behind body anxieties and extreme methods of weight loss and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Invoking Slavery in the Eighteenth-Century British Imagination book cover

    Invoking Slavery in the Eighteenth-Century British Imagination

    1st Edition

    By Srividhya Swaminathan, Adam R. Beach

    In the eighteenth century, audiences in Great Britain understood the term ’slavery’ to refer to a range of physical and metaphysical conditions beyond the transatlantic slave trade. Literary representations of slavery encompassed tales of Barbary captivity, the ’exotic’ slaving practices of the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    British Literature in Context in the Long Eighteenth Century

  • The Educator's Guide To Substance Abuse Prevention book cover

    The Educator's Guide To Substance Abuse Prevention

    1st Edition

    By Sanford Weinstein

    The Educator's Guide to Substance Abuse Prevention is for educators and other school personnel who are concerned about student drug use and school violence. It will help them to appreciate and use their humanity, professional skills, educational ideals, and the school curriculum as tools for…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • Women, Infanticide and the Press, 1822-1922: News Narratives in England and Australia book cover

    Women, Infanticide and the Press, 1822-1922

    News Narratives in England and Australia, 1st Edition

    By Nicola Goc

    In her study of anonymous infanticide news stories that appeared from 1822 to 1922 in the heart of the British Empire, in regional Leicester, and in the penal colony of Australia, Nicola Goc uses Critical Discourse Analysis to reveal both the broader patterns and the particular rhetorical…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • Pieter Bruegel the Elder: Art Discourse in the Sixteenth-Century Netherlands book cover

    Pieter Bruegel the Elder

    Art Discourse in the Sixteenth-Century Netherlands, 1st Edition

    By Todd M. Richardson

    Pieter Bruegel the Elder: Art Discourse in the Sixteenth-Century Netherlands examines the later images by Bruegel in the context of two contemporary discourses - art theoretical and convivial. The first concerns the purely visual interactions between artists and artistic practices that unfold in…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Routledge Handbook of the Climate Change Movement book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the Climate Change Movement

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthias Dietz, Heiko Garrelts

    This handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the growing transnational climate movement. A dual focus on climate politics and civil society provides a hitherto unavailable broad and systematic analysis of the current global movement, highlighting how its dynamic and diverse character can play…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Communication and Peace: Mapping an emerging field book cover

    Communication and Peace

    Mapping an emerging field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Hoffmann, Virgil Hawkins

    This book analyses the use of communication in resolving conflicts, with a focus on de-escalation and processes of peacebuilding and peace formation. From the employment of hate radio in the Rwanda genocide, to the current conflict between Russia and the Ukraine following events in the Crimea,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • Dramatizing Writing: Reincorporating Delivery in the Classroom book cover

    Dramatizing Writing

    Reincorporating Delivery in the Classroom, 1st Edition

    By Virginia Skinner-Linnenberg

    Although speech departments have "owned" delivery for the last 100 years, those who teach writing, especially English departments, can gain a great deal by reinstating delivery into their conceptions of and theories about writing. Thus, in the author's vision of "dramatizing writing" in the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-10
    Routledge

  • Classical Rhetoric and Modern Public Relations: An Isocratean Model book cover

    Classical Rhetoric and Modern Public Relations

    An Isocratean Model, 1st Edition

    By Charles Marsh

    This book expands the theoretical foundations of modern public relations, a growing young profession that lacked even a name until the twentieth century. As the discipline seeks guiding theories and paradigms, rhetorics both ancient and modern have proven to be fruitful fields of exploration.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Relations

  • Journalism and Human Rights: How Demographics Drive Media Coverage book cover

    Journalism and Human Rights

    How Demographics Drive Media Coverage, 1st Edition

    Edited by John C. Pollock

    This book is the first collection of original research to explore links between demographics and media coverage of emerging human rights issues. It covers cross-national reporting on human trafficking, HIV/AIDS, water contamination, and child labour; and same-sex marriage, Guantanamo detainee…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23
    Routledge

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