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  1. Human Rights Rhetoric

    Traditions of Testifying and Witnessing

    Edited by Arabella Lyon, Lester C Olson

    Rhetoric scholars have articulated diverse approaches to both civil and human rights as political, ethical, and academic discourses. “Traditions of Testifying and Witnessing” initiates important interdisciplinary conversations within human rights rhetoric concerning the construction of rights...

    Published August 14th 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...

    Published July 16th 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. Regional Rhetorics

    Real and Imagined Spaces

    Edited by Jenny Rice

    Series: Rhetoric Society Quarterly

    Regionalism is a term that has been used to describe many different kinds of phenomena, including political, geographical, architectural, and literary. This collection examines "rhetorical regionalism," or the relationships we have to physical regions and the idea of regionality. Regional rhetorics...

    Published June 17th 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 Mobile Story

    Narrative Practices with Locative Technologies

    Edited by Jason Farman

    What happens when stories meet mobile media? In this cutting-edge collection, contributors explore digital storytelling in ways that look beyond the desktop to consider how stories can be told through mobile, locative, and pervasive technologies. This book offers dynamic insights about the new...

    Published May 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Rhetoric in the Flesh

    Trained Vision, Technical Expertise, and the Gross Anatomy Lab

    By T. Kenny Fountain

    Series: ATTW Series in Technical and Professional Communication

    Rhetoric in the Flesh is the first book-length ethnographic study of the gross anatomy lab to explain how rhetorical discourses, multimodal displays, and embodied practices facilitate learning and technical expertise and how they shape participants’ perceptions of the human body. By investigating...

    Published May 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Is Faith in God Reasonable?

    Debates in Philosophy, Science, and Rhetoric

    Edited by Corey Miller, Paul Gould

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

    The question of whether faith in God is reasonable is of renewed interest in today’s academy. In light of this interest, as well as the rise of militant religion and terrorism and the emergent reaction by neo-atheism, this volume considers this important question from the views of contemporary...

    Published April 20th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Digital Literacies

    By Julia Gillen

    Series: Literacies

    With our increasing use of digital and online media, the way we interact with these forms of communication is having an enormous impact on our literacy and learning. In Digital Literacies, Julia Gillen argues that to a substantial extent Linguistics has failed to rise to the opportunities presented...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Philosophy as a Literary Art: Making Things Up
    Edited by Costica Bradatan
    To Be Published September 4th 2014
  2. Landmark Essays on Rhetoric and Feminism: 1973-2000
    Edited by Cheryl Glenn, Andrea Lunsford
    To Be Published September 9th 2014
  3. Disturbing Argument
    Edited by Catherine Palczewski
    To Be Published September 19th 2014
  4. Talk about Writing: The Tutoring Strategies of Experienced Writing Center Tutors
    By Jo Mackiewicz, Isabelle Kramer Thompson
    To Be Published October 2nd 2014
  5. Landmark Essays on Speech and Writing
    Edited by Peter Elbow
    To Be Published October 23rd 2014

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