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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Communicating Environmental Patriotism

    A Rhetorical History of the American Environmental Movement

    By Anne Marie Todd

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Environmental patriotism, the belief that the national environment defines a country’s greatness, is a significant strand in twentieth century American environmentalism. This book is the first to explore the history of environmental patriotism in America through the intriguing stories of...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Pedagogies of Public Memory

    Teaching Writing and Rhetoric at Museums, Memorials, and Archives

    Edited by Jane Greer, Laurie Grobman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    The creation, maintenance, revision, and destruction of public memory is inherently a multimodal rhetorical process, and architecture, objects, images, sound, and texts are among the persuasive resources that can be marshalled at sites of public memory. The production of public memory is an...

    To Be Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Authorship Contested

    Cultural Challenges to the Authentic, Autonomous Author

    Edited by Amy E. Robillard, Ron Fortune

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    This volume explores a dimension of authorship not given its due in the critical discourse to this point—authorship contested. Much of the existing critical literature begins with a text and the proposition that the text has an author. The debates move from here to questions about who the author is...

    To Be Published July 24th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Primary Research and Writing

    People, Places, and Spaces

    By Lynee Lewis Gaillet, Michelle F. Eble

    Developed for emerging academic writers, Primary Research and Writing offers a fresh take on the nature of doing research in the writing classroom. Encouraging students to write about topics for which they have a passion or personal connection, this text emphasizes the importance of primary...

    To Be Published August 26th 2015 by Routledge

  7. A Theory of Contemporary Rhetoric

    By Richard Andrews

    A Theory of Contemporary Rhetoric describes, explains, and argues the overarching theory of contemporary rhetoric. This current view of rhetoric brings together themes in the communication arts, including political literary criticism; bi- and multi-lingualism; multimodality; framing as an artistic...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Understanding Communication Theory

    A Beginner's Guide

    By Stephen M. Croucher

    This book offers students a comprehensive, theoretical, and practical guide to communication theory. Croucher defines the various perspectives on communication theory—the social scientific, interpretive, and critical approaches—and then takes on the theories themselves, with topics including...

    To Be Published September 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 September 18th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Persuasion in Society

    3rd Edition

    By Jean Jones

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge