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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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 November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published November 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 January 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 13th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 19th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Climate Change Rhetoric and Communication

    The Argumentative Situation

    By Philip Eubanks

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

    This book undertakes the difficult task of examining why there is an argument about climate change when – at least, according to many – there should be no debate at all. The book is not about condemning the wildest statements of religious fundamentalists or spokespeople for fossil fuel interests (...

    To Be Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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