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  1. A Short History of Writing Instruction

    From Ancient Greece to Contemporary America, 3rd Edition

    Edited by James J. Murphy

    Short enough to be synoptic, yet long enough to be usefully detailed, A Short History of Writing Instruction is the ideal text for undergraduate courses and graduate seminars in rhetoric and composition. It preserves the legacy of writing instruction from antiquity to contemporary times with a...

    Published March 13th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Ecology, Writing Theory, and New Media

    Writing Ecology

    Edited by Sidney I. Dobrin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    Moving beyond ecocomposition, this book galvanizes conversations in ecology and writing not with an eye toward homogenization, but with an agenda of firmly establishing the significance of writing research that intersects with ecology. It looks to establish ecological writing studies not just as a...

    Published December 21st 2011 by Routledge

  3. Beginning Writers in the Zone of Proximal Development

    By Elizabeth Petrick-Steward

    How do young children bridge the gap between "writing" a story with pictures and writing with words? How children learn to use written words to tell a story is a topic important to both cognitive development and early literacy instruction. Using the theoretical framework developed by Vygotsky, the...

    Published December 11th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Debate and Critical Analysis

    The Harmony of Conflict

    By Robert James Branham

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Rather than approach debate primarily as a form of interscholastic competition, this unique book identifies it as an activity that occurs in many settings: scientific conferences, newspaper op-ed pages, classrooms, courts of law, and everyday domestic life. Debate is discussed as an integral part...

    Published December 8th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Rhetoric and Philosophy

    Edited by Richard A. Cherwitz, Henry W. Johnstone Jr.

    This important volume explores alternative ways in which those involved in the field of speech communication have attempted to find a philosophical grounding for rhetoric. Recognizing that rhetoric can be supported in a wide variety of ways, this text examines eight different philosophies of...

    Published December 1st 2011 by Routledge

  6. Communication Matters

    Materialist Approaches to Media, Mobility and Networks

    Edited by Jeremy Packer, Stephen B. Crofts Wiley

    Series: Shaping Inquiry in Culture, Communication and Media Studies

    Communication has often been understood as a realm of immaterial, insubstantial phenomena—images, messages, thoughts, languages, cultures, and ideologies—mediating our embodied experience of the concrete world. Communication Matters challenges this view, assembling leading scholars in the fields of...

    Published November 9th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Radical Pedagogies of Socrates and Freire

    Ancient Rhetoric/Radical Praxis

    By Stephen Brown

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    Situating contemporary critical praxis at the intersection of the social, the political, and the rhetorical, this book is a provocative inquiry into the teaching philosophies of Plato’s Socrates and Paulo Freire that has profound implications for contemporary education. Brown not only sheds new...

    Published October 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  8. 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 October 16th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Queer Temporalities in Gay Male Representation

    Tragedy, Normativity, and Futurity

    By Dustin Bradley Goltz

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    Through the analysis of over seventy films and thirty television series, ranging from Shortbus, Sweet Home Alabama, and Poseidon to Noah’s Arc, Brothers & Sisters, and Dawson’s Creek, Goltz examines reoccurring narrative structures in popular media that perpetuate the extreme value placed upon...

    Published June 30th 2011 by Routledge

  10. True to the Language Game

    African American Discourse, Cultural Politics, and Pedagogy

    By Keith Gilyard

    In True to the Language Game, Keith Gilyard, one of the major African American figures to emerge in language and cultural studies, makes his most seminal work available in one volume. This collection of new and previously published essays contains Gilyard’s most relevant scholarly contributions to...

    Published March 20th 2011 by Routledge