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Forthcoming Books

  1. Landmark Essays on Speech and Writing

    Edited by Peter Elbow

    Series: Landmark Essays Series

    Classical rhetoric was originally all about speech; then as the new technology emerged, it took an interest in writing. We are at a kind of mirror moment now. The present field of composition and rhetoric has been preoccupied with writing for the last fifty or more years, but scholars are looking...

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. An African Athens

    Rhetoric and the Shaping of Democracy in South Africa

    By Philippe-Joseph Salazar

    Series: Rhetoric, Knowledge, and Society Series

    An African Athens offers an analysis of a new ecology of rhetoric--the reshaping of a nation into a democracy through rhetorical means. Author Philippe-Joseph Salazar provides a general view of issues as they have taken shape in the apartheid and post-apartheid South African experience, presenting...

    To Be Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Power of Words

    Unveiling the Speaker and Writer's Hidden Craft

    By David S. Kaufer, Suguru Ishizaki, Brian S. Butler, Jeff Collins

    In 1888, Mark Twain reflected on the writer's special feel for words to his correspondent, George Bainton, noting that "the difference between the almost-right word and the right word is really a large matter." We recognize differences between a politician who is "willful" and one who is "willing"...

    To Be Published January 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Relationship between Rhetoric and Terrorist Violence

    Edited by Allison G. Smith

    Studies have demonstrated that choices in the use of language convey information that goes beyond the content of the words themselves. In many cases, how something is said matters as much as what is said. Using techniques collectively referred to as linguistic content analysis, researchers have...

    To Be Published January 26th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Identity and Power in Narratives of Displacement

    By Katrina M. Powell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    In this book, Powell examines the ways that identities are constructed in displacement narratives based on cases of eminent domain, natural disaster, and civil unrest, attending specifically to the rhetorical strategies employed as barriers and boundaries intersect with individual lives. She...

    To Be Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Language, Structure and Reproduction (Routledge Revivals)

    An Introduction to the Sociology of Basil Bernstein

    By Paul Atkinson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Basil Bernstein is one of the most creative and influential of contemporary British sociologists, yet his work – especially that relating to language and social structure – is widely misunderstood and misrepresented. This book, first published in 1985, addresses the underlying themes and...

    To Be Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Software Evangelism and the Rhetoric of Morality

    Coding Justice in a Digital Democracy

    By Jennifer Helene Maher

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    Examining the layers of meaning encoded in software and the rhetoric surrounding it, this book offers a much-needed perspective on the intersections between software, morality, and politics. In software development culture, evangelism typically denotes a rhetorical practice that aims to convert...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Reading Castaneda (Routledge Revivals)

    A Prologue to the Social Sciences

    By David Silverman

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Carlos Castaneda’s accounts of his meeting with the Yaqui Indian magician Don Juan are well known to sociologists both in Britain and in America. Using material largely from Castaneda’s The Teachings of Don Juan, David Silverman here seeks to introduce the student of Sociology to some of the...

    To Be Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Troubled Rhetoric and Communication of Climate Change

    The argumentative situation

    By Philip Eubanks

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

    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...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Primary Research and Writing

    People, Places, and Spaces

    By Lynee Lewis Gaillet, Michelle F. Eble

    Primary Research and Writing: People, Places, and Spaces is a text for writing students, designed to help readers research and understand the components of an academic, political, or home group, and then to find a way to become active within that community through writing. This text responds...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge