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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Reengaging the Prospects of Rhetoric

    Current Conversations and Contemporary Challenges

    Edited by Mark J. Porrovecchio

    Reengaging the Prospects of Rhetoric reanimates the debate over the function and scope of rhetoric. Providing a contemporary response to the volume The Prospect of Rhetoric (1971), this volume reconceptualizes that classic work to address the challenges facing the study of rhetoric today. With...

    Published February 11th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Traditions of Writing Research

    Edited by CHARLES BAZERMAN, Robert Krut, KAREN LUNSFORD, Susan McLeod, Suzie Null, Paul Rogers, Amanda Stansell

    Traditions of Writing Research reflects the different styles of work offered at the Writing Research Across Borders conference. Organized by Charles Bazerman, one of the pre-eminent scholars in writing studies, the conference facilitated an unprecedented gathering of writing researchers....

    Published October 5th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Argumentation in Higher Education

    Improving Practice Through Theory and Research

    By Richard Andrews

    Argumentation in Higher Education offers professors, lecturers and researchers informative guidance for teaching effective argumentation skills to their undergraduate and graduate students. This professional guide aims to make the complex topic of argumentation open and transparent. Grounded in...

    Published September 7th 2009 by Routledge

  8. 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 June 7th 2009 by Routledge

  9. The Rhetorical Nature of XML

    Constructing Knowledge in Networked Environments

    By J.D. Applen, Rudy McDaniel

    The Rhetorical Nature of XML is the first volume to combine rhetoric, XML, and knowledge management in a substantive manner. It serves as a primer on XML and XML-related technologies, illustrating how the naming of XML elements can be understood as a rhetorical act, and detailing the essentials of...

    Published May 19th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Renewing Rhetoric's Relation to Composition

    Essays in Honor of Theresa Jarnagin Enos

    Edited by Shane Borrowman, Stuart Brown, Thomas Miller

    Renewing Rhetoric’s Relation to Composition comprehensively examines the development of rhetoric and composition, using the writings of Theresa Jarnagin Enos as points of departure for studies of broader trends. Chapters explore such topics as the historical relations of rhetoric and composition,...

    Published March 29th 2009 by Routledge