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Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

This series is our home for cutting-edge, upper-level scholarly studies and edited collections. Considering topics such as ancient and modern rhetoric, public relations, popular culture, ecology, food studies, and Internet studies, titles are characterized by dynamic interventions into established subjects and innovative studies on emerging topics.

  1. Adaptive Rhetoric

    Evolution, Culture, and the Art of Persuasion

    By Alex C. Parrish

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    Rhetorical scholarship has for decades relied solely on culture to explain persuasive behavior. While this focus allows for deep explorations of historical circumstance, it neglects the powerful effects of biology on rhetorical behavior – how our bodies and brains help shape and constrain...

    Published December 1st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Communicating Marginalized Masculinities

    Identity Politics in TV, Film, and New Media

    Edited by Ronald L. Jackson II, Jamie E. Moshin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    For years, research concerning masculinities has explored the way that men have dominated, exploited, and dismantled societies, asking how we might make sense of marginalized masculinities in the context of male privilege. This volume asks not only how terms such as men and masculinity are socially...

    Published August 25th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Communication, Public Opinion, and Globalization in Urban China

    By Francis L.F. Lee, Chin-Chuan Lee, Mike Z. Yao, Tsan-Kuo Chang, Fen Jennifer Lin, Chris Fei Shen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    As China is increasingly integrated into the processes of economic, political, social, and cultural globalization, important questions arise about how Chinese people perceive and evaluate such processes. At the same time, international communication scholars have long been interested in how local,...

    Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. Cultivating Cosmopolitanism for Intercultural Communication

    Communicating as a Global Citizen

    By Miriam Sobré-Denton, Nilanjana Bardhan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    This book engages the notion of cosmopolitanism as it applies to intercultural communication, which itself is undergoing a turn in its focus from post-positivistic research towards critical/interpretive and postcolonial perspectives, particularly as globalization informs more of the current and...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  7. Environmental Rhetoric and Ecologies of Place

    Edited by Peter N. Goggin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    Understanding how rhetoric, and environmental rhetoric in particular, informs and is informed by local and global ecologies contributes to our conversations about sustainability and resilience — the preservation and conservation of the earth and the future of human society. This book explores some...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Media Representations of Gender and Torture Post-9/11

    By Marita Gronnvoll

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    In this timely book, Gronnvoll offers a feminist rhetorical examination of gender and torture, looking at the media coverage of Abu Ghraib and Guantánamo Bay, as well as recent popular entertainment television serials where torture appears as a plot device (including 24). In exposing news media...

    Published April 30th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Perspectives on Human-Animal Communication

    Internatural Communication

    Edited by Emily Plec

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    Despite its inherent interdisciplinarity, the Communication discipline has remained an almost entirely anthropocentric enterprise. This book represents early and prominent forays into the subject of human-animal communication from a Communication Studies perspective, an effort that brings a...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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 November 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  11. 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

  12. Rhetoric and Discourse in Supreme Court Oral Arguments

    Sensemaking in Judicial Decisions

    By Ryan Malphurs

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    While legal scholars, psychologists, and political scientists commonly voice their skepticism over the influence oral arguments have on the Court’s voting pattern, this book offers a contrarian position focused on close scrutiny of the justices’ communication within oral arguments. Malphurs...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  13. Rhetoric and Ethics in the Cybernetic Age

    The Transhuman Condition

    By Jeff Pruchnic

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    It has become increasingly difficult to ignore the ways that the centrality of new media and technologies — from the global networking of information systems and social media to new possibilities for altering human genetics — seem to make obsolete our traditional ways of thinking about ethics and...

    Published August 26th 2013 by Routledge

  14. Rhetoric, History, and Women's Oratorical Education

    American Women Learn to Speak

    Edited by David Gold, Catherine L. Hobbs

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    Historians of rhetoric have long worked to recover women's education in reading and writing, but have only recently begun to explore women's speaking practices, from the parlor to the platform to the varied types of institutions where women learned elocutionary and oratorical skills in preparation...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  15. Rhetoric, Remembrance, and Visual Form

    Sighting Memory

    Edited by Anne Teresa Demo, Bradford Vivian

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    This volume offers a multifaceted investigation of intersections among visual and memorial forms in modern art, politics, and society. The question of the relationships among images and memory is particularly relevant to contemporary society, at a time when visually-based technologies are...

    Published October 24th 2011 by Routledge

  16. 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

  17. 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 December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  18. The Multimediated Rhetoric of the Internet

    Digital Fusion

    By Carolyn Handa

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    This project is a critical, rhetorical study of the digital text we call the Internet, in particular the style and figurative surface of its many pages as well as the conceptual, design patterns structuring the content of those same pages. Handa argues that as our lives become increasingly digital,...

    Published December 25th 2013 by Routledge

  19. 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 24th 2011 by Routledge

  20. The Rhetoric of Food

    Discourse, Materiality, and Power

    Edited by Joshua Frye, Michael Bruner

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    This book focuses on the rhetoric of food and the power dimensions that intersect this most fundamental but increasingly popular area of ideology and practice, including politics, culture, lifestyle, identity, advertising, environment, and economy. The essays visit a rich variety of dominant...

    Published May 28th 2012 by Routledge

  21. The Rhetoric of Intellectual Property

    Copyright Law and the Regulation of Digital Culture

    By Jessica Reyman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    In recent years we have witnessed a rising tension between the open architecture of the Internet and legal restrictions for online activities. The impact of digital recording technologies and distributed file sharing systems has forever changed the expectations of everyday users with regard to...

    Published December 7th 2009 by Routledge