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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
Rhetorical scholarship has for decades relied solely on culture to explain persuasive behavior. While this focus allows for deep explorations of historical circumstance, it neglects the powerful effects of biology on rhetorical behavior ? how our bodies and brains help shape and constrain rhetorical acts. Not only is the cultural model incomplete,... more...
- 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...
- Chronicle Books LLC 2014; US$ 11.99
Homo sapiens have been speaking for hundreds of years?and yet basic communication still stymies us. We freeze up in elevators, on dates, at parties, under Dumpsters. We stagger through our exchanges merely hoping not to crash, never considering that we might soar. We go home sweaty and eat a birthday cake in the shower. But no more. With What to... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00
In this important book, Surma combines threads from ethical, political, communications, sociological, feminist and discourse theories to explore the impact of writing in a range of contexts and illustrate the ways in which it can strengthen social connections. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
Over the last several decades, the study of discourse processes has moved from the complementary efforts characteristic of multidisciplinary research, to the explicitly integrative focus of interdisciplinary research. Some organizations have supported the methodological and conceptual merger of areas like literary studies, psychology, linguistics,... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 44.95
Reclaiming Queer is an examination of the rhetorical linkage of queer theory in the academy with street-level queer activism in the 1980s and early 1990s. The late 1980s and early 1990s were a defining historical moment for both queer activism and queer theory in the United States. LGBT communities, confronted with the alarming violence and homophobia... more...
- 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...
- Traugott Bautz 1988; US$ 3.24
Aus Anlaß des 75. Geburtstages von Rolf Italiaander (20.2.88) wurden mehrere Referate formuliert und teils auch im Schloß Reinbek, gegenüber dem Museum Rade, vorgetragen. Sie befassen sich mit dem Schriftsteller, Kunstsammler und Kunsterzieher, mit dem Weltbürger und mit dem militanten Humanisten, sie bleiben aber Fragmente, berücksichtigt man sein... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 44.95
Documentary photography aims to capture the material reality of life. In Rhetorical Exposures , Christopher Carter demonstrates how the creation and display of documentary photographs?often now called ?imagetexts??both invite analysis and raise persistent questions about the political and social causes for the bleak scenes of poverty and distress... more...