Rhetoric Products

  • Elite Discourse

    The rhetorics of status, privilege and power

    Edited by Crispin Thurlow, Adam Jaworski

    Elite Discourse examines how language and communication – or just discourse – defines, mediates and legitimizes class privilege. It does so from the perspective of those people and places who often stand to gain most from inequality. Collectively, chapters consider language and communication that…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge

  • Commonplaces of Scientific Evidence in Environmental Discourses

    By Denise Tillery

    This book focuses on the uses of scientific evidence within three types of environmental discourses: popular nonfiction books about the environment; traditional and social media texts created by a grassroots environmental group; and a set of data displays that make arguments about global warming in…

    Hardback – 2017-11-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture

  • Telling the Design Story

    Effective and Engaging Communication

    By Amy Huber

    When presenting projects in competitive design environments, how you say something is as important as what you’re actually saying. Projects are increasingly complex and designers are working from more sources, and many designers are familiar with the struggle to harness this information and craft a…

    Paperback – 2017-11-03 
    Focal Press

  • Landmark Essays on Rhetoric of Science: Case Studies

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Randy Harris

    Rhetoric of science studies how scientists persuade and dissuade each other (that’s the way they make knowledge), and the rest of us (that’s the way they make change), about matter and molecules and life. This field is represented here by 15 landmark essays which centrally contribute to science…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    Landmark Essays Series

  • remixthecontext

    By Mark Amerika

    remixthecontext is a cunning and satirical collection of "theoretical fictions" composed by artist, novelist and media theorist Mark Amerika. A compelling riff on the classic Platonic dialogue, Amerika's remixthecontext features Walt Whitman Benjamin, a Professor of Creative Urgency who…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge

  • Pedagogies of Public Memory

    Teaching Writing and Rhetoric at Museums, Memorials, and Archives

    Edited by Jane Greer, Laurie Grobman

    Pedagogies of Public Memory explores opportunities for writing and rhetorical education at museums, archives, and memorials. Readers will follow students working and writing at well-known sites of international interest (e.g., the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Landmark Essays on Rhetoric of Science: Theories, Themes, and Methods

    Edited by Randy Allen Harris

    Landmark Essays in Rhetoric of Science: Theories, Themes, and Methods is a companion to the successful Landmark Essays in Rhetoric of Science: Case Studies volume. Whereas the case studies volume looked at the production of science somewhat neutrally as objects of study, Theories, Themes, and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Landmark Essays Series

  • The Rhetorical Word

    Protestant Theology and the Rhetoric of Authority

    By Theo Hobson

    This title was first published in 2003:This book offers a bold reading of Protestant tradition from a rhetorical and literary perspective. Arguing that Protestant thought is based in a rhetorical performance of authority, Hobson draws on a wide range of modern and postmodern thought to defend this…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • The History and Theory of Rhetoric

    An Introduction, 6th Edition

    By James A. Herrick

    By tracing the traditional progression of rhetoric from the Greek Sophists to contemporary theorists, The History and Theory of Rhetoric illustrates how persuasive public discourse performs essential social functions and shapes our daily worlds. Students gain a conceptual framework for evaluating…

    Paperback – 2017-09-27 
    Routledge

  • The Rhetoric of Videogames as Embodied Practice

    Procedural Habits

    By Steve Holmes

    The Rhetoric of Videogames as Embodied Practice offers a critical reassessment of embodiment and materiality in rhetorical considerations of videogames. Holmes argues that rhetorical and philosophical conceptions of "habit" offer a critical resource for describing the interplay between thinking (…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Public Speaking

    A Meta-Communicative Approach

    By Jerald Goldstein

    Public Speaking: A Meta-Communicative Approach provides an innovative approach to acquiring public speaking skills, stressing both the theoretical underpinnings as well as the practical tools one needs to structure and deliver meaningful, dynamic presentations. It offers alternative ways of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Scientific Communication

    Practices, Theories, and Pedagogies

    Edited by Han Yu, Kathryn M. Northcut

    This book addresses the roles and challenges of people who communicate science, who work with scientists, and who teach STEM majors how to write. In terms of practice and theory, chapters address themes encountered by scientists and communicators, including ethical challenges, visual displays, and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture

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