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- 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...
- Pearson Education Limited 2012; US$ 16.96
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...
- 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...