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  • American Political Discourse on China

    By Michelle Murray Yang

    Despite the U.S. and China’s shared economic and political interests, distrust between the nations persists. How does the United States rhetorically navigate its relationship with China in the midst of continued distrust? This book pursues this question by rhetorically analyzing U.S. news and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Women, Rhetoric, and Drama in Early Modern Italy

    By Alexandra Coller

    Sixteenth-century Italy witnessed the rebirth of comedy, tragedy, and tragicomedy in the pastoral mode. Traditionally, we think of comedy and tragedy as remakes of ancient models, and tragicomedy alone as the invention of the moderns. Women, Rhetoric, and Drama in Early Modern Italy suggests that…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29 
    Routledge

  • Rhetorical Public Speaking

    Civic Engagement in the Digital Age, 3rd Edition

    By Nathan Crick

    Rhetorical Public Speaking: Civic Engagement in the Digital Age, 3rd Edition offers students an innovative approach to public speaking by employing the rhetorical canon as a means of constructing artful speech in a multi-mediated environment. It provides a foundation to guide students in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-29 
    Routledge

  • Multimodality and Social Semiosis

    Communication, Meaning-Making, and Learning in the Work of Gunther Kress

    Edited by Margit Böck, Norbert Pachler

    Gunther Kress, one of the founders of social semiotics and multimodality, has made lasting contributions to these fields through his work in semiotics and meaning-making; power and identity; agency, design, production; and pedagogy and learning; in varied sites of transformation. This book brings…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge

  • Mapping Christian Rhetorics

    Connecting Conversations, Charting New Territories

    Edited by Michael-John DePalma, Jeffrey M. Ringer

    The continued importance of Christian rhetorics in political, social, pedagogical, and civic affairs suggests that such rhetorics not only belong on the map of rhetorical studies, but are indeed essential to the geography of rhetorical studies in the twenty-first century. This collection argues…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • The Radical Pedagogies of Socrates and Freire

    Ancient Rhetoric/Radical Praxis

    By Stephen Brown

    Situating contemporary critical praxis at the intersection of the social, the political, and the rhetorical, this book is a provocative inquiry into the teaching philosophies of Plato’s Socrates and Paulo Freire that has profound implications for contemporary education. Brown not only sheds new…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Comic Performativities

    Identity, Internet Outrage, and the Aesthetics of Communication

    By Dustin Goltz

    Comic Performativities: Identity, Internet Outrage, and the Aesthetics of Communication studies patterns of criticism and public debate, in the relationship between humour, identity and offence. Increasingly reductive and politically-charged; right-wing pundits argue leftist politics has…

    Hardback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge

  • Landmark Essays on Tropes and Figures

    Edited by Roberto Franzosi

    Landmark Essays on Tropes and Figures offers a thorough overview of the most influential essays on rhetorical tropes and figures, providing a solid foundation for understanding this area of study. The book is divided into two parts. The first part deals with essays on the development of the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-05 
    Routledge
    Landmark Essays Series

  • The Troubled Rhetoric and Communication of Climate Change

    The argumentative situation

    By Philip Eubanks

    Despite an overwhelming scientific consensus, climate change remains one of the most controversial issues of our time. Focusing on the rhetoric that surrounds the issue of climate change, this groundbreaking book analyses why the debate continues to rage and examines how we should argue when…

    Paperback – 2017-04-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

  • Persuasion in Society

    By Jean G. Jones, Herbert W. Simons

    Persuasion in Society, Third Edition introduces readers to the rich tapestry of persuasive technique and scholarship, interweaving rhetorical, critical theory, and social science traditions. This text examines current and classical theory through the lens of contemporary culture, encouraging…

    Paperback – 2017-04-12 
    Routledge

  • Rhetoric and Communication Perspectives on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

    Policy and Protocol Through Discourse

    By Amy D. Propen, Mary Schuster

    This book brings rhetorical, legal, and professional communication perspectives to the discourse surrounding policy-making efforts within the United States around two types of violent crimes against women: domestic violence and sexual assault. The authors propose that such analysis adds to our…

    Hardback – 2017-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture

  • Topic-Driven Environmental Rhetoric

    Edited by Derek G. Ross

    Common topics and commonplaces help develop arguments and shape understanding. When used in argumentation, they may help interested parties more effectively communicate valuable information. The purpose of this edited collection on topics of environmental rhetoric is to fill gaps in scholarship…

    Hardback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture

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