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Rhetoric

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  • The Art of Rhetoricby Aristotle

    HarperCollins Canada 2014; Not Available

    In The Art of Rhetoric , Aristotle demonstrates the purpose of rhetoric—the ability to convince people using your skill as a speaker rather than the validity or logic of your arguments—and outlines its many forms and techniques. Defining important philosophical terms like ethos, pathos, and logos, Aristotle establishes the earliest foundations of... more...

  • The Art of Rhetoricby Aristotle

    HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 2.99

    In The Art of Rhetoric , Aristotle demonstrates the purpose of rhetoric—the ability to convince people using your skill as a speaker rather than the validity or logic of your arguments—and outlines its many forms and techniques. Defining important philosophical terms like ethos, pathos, and logos, Aristotle establishes the earliest foundations of... more...

  • Corporate Argumentation in Takeover Bidsby Rudi Palmieri

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This volume systematically investigates the role of argumentation in takeover bids. The announcement of these financial proposals triggers an argumentative situation, in which both the economic desirability and the social acceptability of the deal become argumentative issues for different classes of stakeholders (shareholders, employees, customers,... more...

  • After the Public Turnby Frank Farmer

    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...

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

    University Press of Colorado 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 feminist... more...

  • The Open Handby Barry M. Kroll

    University Press of Colorado 2013; US$ 20.00

    Based on five years of classroom experimentation, The Open Hand presents a highly practical yet transformational philosophy of teaching argumentative writing. In his course Arguing as an Art of Peace, Barry Kroll uses the open hand to represent an alternative approach to argument, asking students to argue in a way that promotes harmony rather than... more...

  • Social Justice and Communication Scholarshipby Omar Swartz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    Social Justice and Communication Scholarship explores the role of communication in framing and contributing to issues of social justice. This collection, a first on the subject of communication and social justice, investigates the theoretical and practical ways in which communication scholarship can enable inclusive and equitable communities within... more...

  • Arguing to Better Conclusionsby W Peter Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95

    This book was written to try to integrate various strands of concern about communication, language, and thinking. There are two related questions that have served to initiate the enquiries that resulted in this book: Why do people hold false beliefs? And why do they accept and use inadequate arguments in support of their beliefs?   The author has provided... more...

  • Composing Social Identity in Written Languageby Donald L. Rubin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    This volume constitutes a unique contribution to the literature on literacy and culture in several respects. It links together aspects of social variation that have not often been thus juxtaposed: ethnicity/nationality, gender, and participant role relations. The unifying theme of this collection of papers is that all of these factors are aspects of... more...

  • Landmark Essays on ESL Writingby Tony Silva; Paul Kei Matsuda

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    In recent years, the number of nonnative speakers of English in colleges and universities in North America has increased dramatically. As a result, more and more writing teachers have found themselves working with these English as a Second Language (ESL) students in writing classes that are designed primarily with monolingual, native-English-speaking... more...