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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Persuasion in Society

    2nd Edition

    By Herbert W. Simons, Jean Jones

    Persuasion in Society introduces readers to the rich tapestry of persuasive technique and scholarship, interweaving rhetorical, critical theory, and social science traditions. This text examines current and classical theory through the lens of contemporary culture, encouraging readers to explore...

    Published March 13th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Activism and Rhetoric

    Theories and Contexts for Political Engagement

    Edited by Seth Kahn, JongHwa Lee

    This volume examines the role of rhetoric in today’s culture of democratic activism. The volume takes on two of the most significant challenges currently facing contemporary rhetorical studies: (1) the contested meanings and practices of democracy and civic engagement in global context, and (2...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge

  9. The African Origins of Rhetoric

    By Cecil Blake

    Series: African Studies

    Through a critical analysis of ancient African texts that predate Greco-Roman treatises Cecil Blake revisits the roots of rhetorical theory and challenges what is often advanced as the "darkness metaphor" -- the rhetorical construction of Africa and Africans. Blake offers a thorough examination of...

    Published June 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  10. Encyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition

    Communication from Ancient Times to the Information Age

    Edited by Theresa Jarnagin Enos

    Available for the first time in paperback, this classic reference surveys the field, covering rhetoric's principles, concepts, applications, practical tools, and major thinkers. Rhetoric is increasingly studied in the context of other disciplines, such as anthropology, linguistics, philosophy,...

    Published March 16th 2010 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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