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Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

This series is our home for cutting-edge, upper-level scholarly studies and edited collections. Considering topics such as ancient and modern rhetoric and communication studies, popular culture, ecology, food studies, and Internet studies, titles are characterized by dynamic interventions into established subjects and innovative studies on emerging topics.

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1-10 of 21 results in Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication
  1. Mapping Christian Rhetorics

    Connecting Conversations, Charting New Territories

    Edited by Michael-John DePalma, Jeffrey M. Ringer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    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...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Rhetoric and Discourse in Supreme Court Oral Arguments

    Sensemaking in Judicial Decisions

    By Ryan Malphurs

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    While legal scholars, psychologists, and political scientists commonly voice their skepticism over the influence oral arguments have on the Court’s voting pattern, this book offers a contrarian position focused on close scrutiny of the justices’ communication within oral arguments. Malphurs...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Rhetorics, Literacies, and Narratives of Sustainability

    Edited by Peter N. Goggin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    In this volume, rhetoricians, literacy scholars, and humanists have come together to examine the complex discursive constructions of sustainability. Touching on topics including conservation efforts in specific locales; social and political constructions of rhetorical place and space; community...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Reading, Writing, and the Rhetorics of Whiteness

    By Wendy Ryden, Ian Marshall

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    In this volume, Ryden and Marshall bring together the field of composition and rhetoric with critical whiteness studies to show that in our "post race" era whiteness and racism not only survive but actually thrive in higher education. As they examine the effects of racism on contemporary literacy...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Communicating Marginalized Masculinities

    Identity Politics in TV, Film, and New Media

    Edited by Ronald L. Jackson II, Jamie E. Moshin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    For years, research concerning masculinities has explored the way that men have dominated, exploited, and dismantled societies, asking how we might make sense of marginalized masculinities in the context of male privilege. This volume asks not only how terms such as men and masculinity are socially...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Communication, Public Discourse, and Road Safety Campaigns

    Persuading People to Be Safer

    By Nurit Guttman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    This book discusses the use of communication campaigns to promote road safety, arguing that they need to elicit public discourse on issues pertaining to culture, equity, gender, workplace norms, environmental issues, and social solidarity. Increasingly, new media channels and formats are employed...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Multimediated Rhetoric of the Internet

    Digital Fusion

    By Carolyn Handa

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    This project is a critical, rhetorical study of the digital text we call the Internet, in particular the style and figurative surface of its many pages as well as the conceptual, design patterns structuring the content of those same pages. Handa argues that as our lives become increasingly digital,...

    Published December 25th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Adaptive Rhetoric

    Evolution, Culture, and the Art of Persuasion

    By Alex C. Parrish

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    Rhetorical scholarship has for decades relied solely on culture to explain persuasive behavior. While this focus allows for deep explorations of historical circumstance, it neglects the powerful effects of biology on rhetorical behavior – how our bodies and brains help shape and constrain...

    Published December 1st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Rhetoric, Remembrance, and Visual Form

    Sighting Memory

    Edited by Anne Teresa Demo, Bradford Vivian

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    This volume offers a multifaceted investigation of intersections among visual and memorial forms in modern art, politics, and society. The question of the relationships among images and memory is particularly relevant to contemporary society, at a time when visually-based technologies are...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Communication, Public Opinion, and Globalization in Urban China

    By Francis L.F. Lee, Chin-Chuan Lee, Mike Z. Yao, Tsan-Kuo Chang, Fen Jennifer Lin, Chris Fei Shen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    As China is increasingly integrated into the processes of economic, political, social, and cultural globalization, important questions arise about how Chinese people perceive and evaluate such processes. At the same time, international communication scholars have long been interested in how local,...

    Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge