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- Utah State University Press 2012; US$ 25.95
Although it is well known in other fields, the concept of “resilience” has not been addressed explicitly by feminist rhetoricians. This collection develops it in readings of rhetorical situations across a range of social contexts and national cultures. Contributors demonstrate that resilience offers an important new conceptual frame for... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 54.99
Whether in slogans, catchphrases, adages or proverbs, we encounter mottos every day, but we rarely take time to reflect on them. In Of Mottos and Morals: Simple Words for Complex Virtues, Martin explores the possibility that mottos themselves are worthy of serious thought, examining how they contribute to moral guidance and help us grapple with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
This book focuses primarily on continuities and discontinuities of fascist politics as manifested in discourses of post-war European countries. Many traumatic pasts in Europe are linked to the experience of fascist and national-socialist regimes in the 20th century and to related colonial and imperialist expansionist politics. And yet we are again... more...
- Guilford Publications 2012; US$ 31.00
Learning how to listen to and analyze talk is fundamental to understanding human communication. This engaging text examines how the "little stuff" of everyday conversation--what we say and how we say it, the terms we use to refer to others, the content and style of stories we tell, and myriad other factors--expresses both who we are and who we want... more...
- Baker Publishing Group 2013; US$ 6.99
For anyone asked to "give a few words of welcome" to a speaker or honored guest, this little book comes to the rescue. Also included are words of appreciation and thanks, replies to introductions, and other useful "words." more...
- Guilford Publications 2013; US$ 40.00
This engaging text explores how everyday talk--the ordinary kinds of communicating that people do in schools, workplaces, and among family and friends--expresses who we are and who we want to be. The authors interweave rhetorical and cultural perspectives on the "little stuff" of conversation what we say and how we say it, the terms used... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
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 persuasive communication inherited from earlier humanist... more...
- Thorogood Publishing 2003; US$ 19.95
This guide to speechmaking covers: presentation and thinking on your feet; handling your audience; chairing meetings; dealing with the media; microphones and other practicalities; and impromptu speaking and other special occasions. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95
In this second edition of Steve Fuller's original work Philosophy, Rhetoric, and the End of Knowledge: A New Beginning for Science and Technology Studies, James Collier joins Fuller in developing an updated and accessible version of Fuller's classic volume. The new edition shifts focus slightly to balance the discussions of theory and practice, and... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 18.00
This rich anthology of memorial tributes serves as a welcome reminder that, although words cannot necessarily assuage grief, they can provide tremendous comfort and perspective during our times of loss. The likes of Dr. Martin Luther King, Benjamin Franklin, W.H. Auden and Diana, Princess of Wales, as well as ordinary folk from the seventeenth century... more...