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- Southern Illinois University Press 2008; US$ 38.00
Assessing rhetorical principles of contemporary health issues Hypochondriacs are vulnerable to media hype, anorexics are susceptible to public scrutiny, and migraine sufferers are tainted with the history of the ?migraine personality,? maintains rhetorical theorist Judy Z. Segal. All are influenced by the power of persuasion.... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2013; US$ 20.95
In After the Public Turn , author Frank Farmer argues that counterpublics and the people who make counterpublics??citizen bricoleurs??deserve a more prominent role in our scholarship and in our classrooms. Encouraging students to understand and consider resistant or oppositional discourse is a viable route toward mature participation as citizens... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2013; 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 feminist... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
This volume explores the role of communication in framing and contributing to issues of social justice. For scholars and students in communication, rhetoric, cultural studies, education, and other areas of the humanities. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95
This is a book about arguing in the context of reasoning accurately and disproving false beliefs. It is also about the function of language in the attempt to reason soundly. The main market is post graduate social science and communication courses. Secon more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
George Orwell coined the term ?Newspeak? for his novel 1984 , the purpose of which was designed to shrink vocabularies and eliminate subtlety and nuance. For this dictionary, first published to herald the year 1984, Jonathon Green compiled nearly 8, 000 entries ? selected from the slangs and specific vocabularies of trades, professions and interests... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 185.00
First published in 1987, the Dictionary of Jargon expands on its predecessor Newspeak ( Routledge Revivals , 2014) as an authoritative reference guide to specialist occupational slang, or jargon. Containing around 21, 000 entries, the dictionary encompasses a truly eclectic range of fields and includes extensive coverage of both British and U.S.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This volume deals with a number of related issues that are becoming increasingly crucial for English studies during this time when most faculty in the field are assistant professors approaching tenure review or associate professors seeking promotion. These critical issues focus on: * The diversity of research and scholarly publication in composition... more...