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Rhetoric

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  • Rhetoricby Richard Toye

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 9.99

    Rhetoric is often seen as a synonym for shallow, deceptive language, and therefore as something negative. But if we view rhetoric in more neutral terms, as the 'art of persuasion', it is clear that we are all forced to engage with it at some level, if only because we are constantly exposed to the rhetoric of others. In this Very Short Introduction,... more...

  • Brilliant Academic Writingby Bill Kirton

    Pearson Education Limited 2012; US$ 16.72

    An accessible, attractive guide to the most important academic writing skills a student needs to write successfully for any purpose on any course, whether it be essays, assignments, reports, reflective writing, exam questions, research reports, literature reviews - any type of academic writing, on any course. This book will give the reader a sound... more...

  • Governing Codesby Karrin Vasby Anderson; Kristina Horn Sheeler

    Lexington Books 2005; US$ 36.99

    Governing Codes examines the political identity of four contemporary U.S. political figures_Democrats Ann Richards and Hillary Rodham Clinton and Republicans Christine Todd Whitman and Elizabeth Dole_illustrating how metaphor plays a central role in the construction of public identity in U.S. politics. Anderson and Sheeler analyze how familiar narratives... more...

  • Health and the Rhetoric of Medicineby Judy Z. Segal

    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...

  • Vote and Voiceby Wendy B Sharer

    Southern Illinois University Press 2007; US$ 35.00

    Wendy B. Sharer explores the rhetorical and pedagogical practices through which two prominent postsuffrage organizations?the League of Women Voters and the Women?s International League for Peace and Freedom?challenged the conventions of male-dominated political discourse and trained women as powerful rhetors.   Vote and Voice is the first... more...

  • A Feminist Legacyby Suzanne Bordelon

    Southern Illinois University Press 2009; US$ 25.00

    The first book-length investigation of a pioneering English professor and theorist at Vassar College, A Feminist Legacy:  The Rhetoric and Pedagogy of Gertrude Buck explores Buck?s contribution to the fields of education and rhetoric during the Progressive Era. By contextualizing Buck?s academic and theoretical work within the rise of women?s... more...

  • Ecospeakby M. Jimmie Killingsworth; Jacqueline S. Palmer

    Southern Illinois University Press 2012; US$ 35.00

    800x600 Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 In this book, M. Jimmie Killingsworth and Jacqueline S. Palmer have a twofold... more...

  • Feminist Rhetorical Resilienceby Elizabeth A Flynn; Patricia Sotirin; Ann Brady

    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...

  • Social Justice and Communication Scholarshipby Omar Swartz

    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...

  • Arguing to Better Conclusionsby W Peter Robinson

    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...