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- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 252.00
The Historical Dictionary of Rhetoric is the only comprehensive academic reference work in the field and a key source of information for researchers, students, and practitioners. The index volume has been newly edited to accompany the entire work and includes a comprehensive subject index and foreign-language subsections. more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 47.00
Although Chinese narrative, and especially the genres of colloquial fiction, have been subjected to intensive scholarly scrutiny, no comprehensive volume has provided a framework that would permit an overall view of the tradition. The distinguished contributors to this volume have taken an important first step in making possible the consideration... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
Rhetoric in the Flesh is the first book-length ethnographic study of the gross anatomy lab to explain how rhetorical discourses, multimodal displays, and embodied practices facilitate learning and technical expertise and how they shape participants? perceptions of the human body. By investigating the role that discourses, displays, and human bodies... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
Through the careful analysis of historical figures and empirical policy successes, The Rhetoric of Genocide: Death as a Text reveals how strategic communication silences make the tragedy of genocide probable and how a greater social ethic for communication openness repels and ends this great evil. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00
Basil Bernstein is one of the most creative and influential of contemporary British sociologists, yet his work ? especially that relating to language and social structure ? is widely misunderstood and misrepresented. This book, first published in 1985, addresses the underlying themes and continuities in Bernstein?s work and portrays him as a sociologist... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 8.99
A Parthian shot from one of the most important figures in post-war British fiction, The King's English is the late Kingsley Amis's last word on the state of the language. More frolicsome than Fowler's Modern Usage, lighter than the Oxford English Dictionary , and brimming with the strong opinions and razor-sharp wit that made Amis so popular--and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This book discusses the use of communication campaigns to promote road safety, arguing that they need to elicit public discourse on issues pertaining to culture, equity, gender, workplace norms, environmental issues, and social solidarity. Increasingly, new media channels and formats are employed in the dissemination process, making road safety-related... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 69.99
Public versus private is an ongoing concern in communication. This book examines this phenomenon through self-representational writing and the philosophical lens of Hannah Arendt?s public versus private theory, the Boundary Management theory, and the Parasocial Framework theory to examine the first social networking platform: personal blogs. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
This important volume explores alternative ways in which those involved in the field of speech communication have attempted to find a philosophical grounding for rhetoric. Recognizing that rhetoric can be supported in a wide variety of ways, this text examines eight different philosophies of rhetoric: realism, relativism, rationalism, idealism, materialism,... more...