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  • Making Sense of Messages

    A Critical Apprenticeship in Rhetorical Criticism, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Stoner

    Making Sense of Messages, now in its second edition, retains the apprenticeship approach which facilitates effectively learning the complex content and skills of rhetorical theory and criticism.  A new chapter on “The Rhetoric of Ignorance” provides needed theory and examples that help students…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03 
    Routledge

  • Networking Argument

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carol Winkler

    This edited volume presents selected works from the 20th Biennial Alta Argumentation Conference, sponsored by the National Communication Association and the American Forensics Association and held in 2017. The conference brought together scholars from Europe, Asia, and North America to engage in…

    Hardback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • The Aesthetics, Poetics, and Rhetoric of Soccer

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ridvan Askin, Catherine Diederich, Aline Bieri

    Soccer has long been known as 'the beautiful game'. This multi-disciplinary volume explores soccer, soccer culture, and the representation of soccer in art, film, and literature, using the critical tools of aesthetics, poetics, and rhetoric. Including international contributions from scholars of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Globalism and Gendering Cancer

    Tracking the Trope of Oncogenic Women from the US to Kenya, 1st Edition

    By Miriam O'Kane Mara

    This book connects a rhetorical examination of medical and public health policy documents with a humanistic investigation of cultural texts to uncover the link between gendered representations of health and cancer. The author argues that in western biomedical contexts cancer is considered a women’…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Communication Studies

  • Architecture as Civil Commitment: Lucio Costa's Modernist Project for Brazil

    1st Edition

    By Gaia Piccarolo

    Architecture as Civil Commitment analyses the many ways in which Lucio Costa shaped the discourse of Brazilian modern architecture, tracing the roots, developments, and counter-marches of a singular form of engagement that programmatically chose to act by cultural means rather than by political…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Mediating Nature

    The Role of Technology in Ecological Literacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sidney I. Dobrin, Sean Morey

    Mediating Nature considers how technology acts as a mediating device in the construction and circulation of images that inform how we see and know nature. Scholarship in environmental communication has focused almost exclusively on verbal rather than visual rhetoric, and this book engages…

    Hardback – 2019-11-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Literature, Culture and Media

  • Connections Between Neuroscience, Rhetoric, and Writing

    A Plastic Pedagogy for the Digital Age, 1st Edition

    By Edward J. Comstock

    This book argues that contemporary neuroscience compliments, extends, and challenges recent and influential posthuman and new materialist accounts of the relations between rhetoric, affect, and writing pedagogy. Drawing on cutting-edge neuro-philosophy, Comstock re-thinks both historical and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Rhetorical Ethos in Health and Medicine

    Patient Credibility, Stigma, and Misdiagnosis, 1st Edition

    By Cathryn Molloy

    This book explores rhetorical ethos and its ongoing role in patients’ credibility and in misdiagnoses stemming from gender, race and class-based biases. Drawing on the concept of ethos as a theoretical framework, it explores health and mental illness across different conditions and across different…

    Hardback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Gender, Sexuality, and the Cultural Politics of Men’s Identity

    Literacies of Masculinity, 1st Edition

    By Robert Mundy, Harry Denny

    This book considers mass media and contemporary cultural trends to examine masculinity at a point of unprecedented change. While sexual and gender politics have always been fraught, the long unexamined privilege associated with masculinity is now subject to intense scrutiny marked by a host of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Research in Gender

  • 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 – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    Rhetoric, Knowledge, and Society Series

  • Landmark Essays on Rhetoric of Science: Issues and Methods

    1st Edition

    Edited by Randy Allen Harris

    Landmark Essays in Rhetoric of Science: Issues and Methods compiles the essential readings of the vibrant field of rhetoric of science, tracing the growth and core concerns of the field since its development in the 1970s. A companion to Randy Allen Harris’s foundational Landmark Essays in Rhetoric…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge
    Landmark Essays Series

  • The Religious Rhetoric of U.S. Presidential Candidates

    A Corpus Linguistics Approach to the Rhetorical God Gap, 1st Edition

    By Arnaud Vincent

    Drawing on corpus linguistic methods of analysis, this book critically examines the "rhetorical God gap" in American political discourse between the Democratic and Republican parties. The volume investigates the claims (which have often not been substantiated by quantitative data in the literature…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

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