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- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95
The themes of the essays in Argumentation Theory and the Rhetoric of Assent all coalesce around the general question: "When, if ever, is assent justified?" The question immediate triggers complex and multifaceted considerations of argument and, ultimately, power. In parsing out the nature of assent, the essays take divers approaches: aesthetic and... more...
- Upstart Press 2015; US$ 13.13
Not since the legendary Eric Rush departed the scene have the All Blacks had a jokester/prankster quite like World Cup-winning winger Cory ?CJ? Jane. A Commonwealth Games Sevens gold medallist and frontline All Black since 2008, Jane is one of the funniest men in New Zealand rugby. He was one of the first All Blacks to embrace social media, in particular... more...
- UPA 2015; US$ 29.99
Public Speaking Basics provides concise information, classroom exercises, homework assignments, and speeches to enable college students to master public speaking. There is an emphasis on creating effective thesis sentences, motivational appeals, introductions and conclusions, outlines, and supporting information. Sample speeches are provided. more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.95
Fear of public speaking, known as glossophobia, is one of the top phobias in America, with 74% of the population afflicted. For women, however, the process can be particularly painful, and thousands of women find themselves anxious and plagued with self-doubt, despite their knowledge of the subject. A myriad of fears spring to mind: fear of looking... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
In this flavorful and perceptive study of the American orator, Barnet Baskerville makes an inquiry into American attitudes toward orators and oratory and the reflection of these attitudes in speaking practices. He examines the role of the orator in society and the kinds or qualities of oratory that were dominant in each period of American history,... more...
- World Bank Publications 2015; US$ 29.99
Deliberation is the process by which a group of people, each with equal voice, can - via a process of discussion and debate - reach an agreement. Deliberation and Development attempts to do two things. First, it rethinks the role of deliberation in development and shows that it has potential well beyond a narrow focus on participatory projects. Deliberation,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Updated with new and current examples throughout, this concise guide is a rich resource for anyone who wants to become more effective in speaking settings. It covers all the basics and identifies essential principles that will help readers to efficiently prepare, deliver, and evaluate presentations. more...
- University of Iowa Press 2014; US$ 49.95
Bodies on the Line offers the first sustained study of the poetry reading in its most formative period: the 1960s. Raphael Allison closely examines a vast archive of audio recordings of several key postwar American poets to explore the social and literary context of the sixties poetry reading, which is characterized by contrasting differing styles... more...
- Verlag SKV 2014; US$ 32.99
In 20 Schritten werden Sie zum Redeprofi. 10 Punkte, die es bei der Vorbereitung zu beachten gilt, und 10 Punkte für den erfolgreichen Auftritt vor Publikum. Zu jedem Punkt das Wesentliche, ergänzt durch eine Kernfrage, einen Stolperstein und eine praktische Übung zum Thema. Egal ob Sie vor grossem oder kleinem Publikum reden: mit diesem Ratgeber... more...