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Explores Gadamer's hermeneutic theory of understanding and puts this theory into conversation with several social epistemologies, including feminist epistemology.
Explores the origins of written communication to offer a counter-history to the separation of rhetoric/composition and technical/professional communication
Designers can create stronger products by considering multiple users with varied perspectives and thus create balance, termed equilibriUX, in their designs.
Proposes a theory and case studies on repairing a damaged or threatened image or reputation.
Studies Plato's approach to argumentation, exploring his role as logician, rhetorician, and dialectician in a way that sees these three aspects working together.
Offers a bold new reading of Yiddish cinema by exploring the early diasporic cinema's fascination with media and communication.
Takes a multicultural, interdisciplinary approach to the rhetoric of science to expand our
toolkit for the collective management of global risks like climate change and pandemics.
Breaks the spell of economic thought by interrogating the widespread language and logic of “incentives” in public life from a Lacanian perspective.
Comprehensive examination of the goals, strategies, and motives of the six parties involved in North Korea denuclearization talks through the lens of negotiation theory.
This book addresses contemporary surveillance practices and examines technical communicators' roles in carrying them out.
Traces the influence of the stock market on Americans' beliefs about politics.
Reframes the discussion of deliberative democracy in a unique fashion, approaching the debate as a historical conversation.
Brings the figure of the voice and the problem of mimesis in Heidegger and post-Heideggerian continental thought to bear on the dismissal of language by the affective and aesthetic turns of contemporary critical theory.
This collection engages scholars and practicioners in a conversation about the ways that Technical Communication has contributed to pragmatic and democratic actions to address climate change.
Analyzes the effects of new technologies on human rights, with a particular focus on how representations of technology affect our ability to understand and control it.
Offers unique story-based insights into the complexities and challenges of transnational and intercultural research.
Explores the teaching and learning of welding through two narratives: the personal narrative, relating the author's experience as a woman learning how to weld, and the academic narrative examining how instructional communication informs students' embodied knowledge and enculturation into a community of practice.
Draws upon the situated work of professional coffee tasters in over a dozen countries to shed light on the methods we use to convert subjective experience into objective knowledge.
Argues that out of the confrontation between Rorty and Habermas, we might be able to find a new way to think about the kind of politics we need today.
Unique empirically grounded analysis of how audiences negotiate sexism and feminism across media, from popular television shows to dating apps.
Engaging analysis of men-seeking-men media as paradoxical sites of both self-marketing and radical queer sociality.
Examines the organization, regulation, and enactment of civic engagement within AmeriCorps, an American volunteer service program.
Explores the cultural politics of garbage in contemporary global society.
Explains why and how local critical reporting can exist in China despite the kinds of media control that are the hallmarks of authoritarian rule.
Explores how improv-based teaching and training methods can bridge differences and promote the communication, leadership, and civil skills our world urgently needs.
Critically evaluates the rapid changes that have happened in women’s lives in the contemporary Middle East due to globalization and the increasing popularity of modern technology and social media use.
A compelling gathering of perspectives on the intersection of servant-leadership and forgiveness.
Investigates how depictions of young people in late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century America use artifice to destabilize pre-existing narratives of truth, news, and fact.
Analyzes efforts made by communities and policy makers around the world to push beyond conventional approaches to environmental decision making.
Considers the impact of neo-racism during the Obama presidency.
Explores how journalists think and talk about changes in the news environment, with a focus on the increase in opinion and commentary.
Reveals how presidents deploy a rhetoric that attempts to attract many racial and ethnic groups, but ultimately directs itself to an archtypal white, Middle-American swing voter.
Editorials, op-eds, and other writings by a memorable newspaperman.
Uses Israel’s public diplomacy efforts during the second intifada (2000–2005) as a prime example of interactions between state security, diplomacy, and the media.
Explores how the emotional experience of gratitude has been enlisted in neoliberal governance through the language of debt.
Examines how the US media covers high-profile public policy issues in the context of competing claims about media bias.
Explores how white supremacist groups use popular music and culture to teach hate and promote violence.
Presents research on how variations in African Americans’ racial self-concept affects meaning-making and internalized oppression.
Reveals the rhetorical strategies African American writers have used to promote Black women’s recovery and wellness through educational and entertainment genres and the conservative gender politics that are distributed when these efforts are sold for public consumption.
Examines the influence of the notorious American anarchist “Red Emma” on the shifting social geography of sex and gender at the turn of the twentieth century.
Offers a conceptual foundation for nonviolent rhetoric.
Informative and entertaining introduction to the study of popular culture.
First comprehensive account of how the Internet has impacted life in Iran.
Essays addressing relatively unknown or unexamined speeches delivered by famous or influential environmental figures.
Details how presidents utilize mass media to justify foreign policy objectives in the aftermath of 9/11.
Updated version of an engaging overview of the television situation comedy.
The history of John Dewey's leadership of the progressive People's Lobby.
Argues that expectations for mothering include a new core principle of "body work. "
Examines the rhetoric in and around the New York State Asylum for Idiots in Syracuse, New York from 1854 to 1884.
Some of the world’s foremost thought leaders consider the role of leadership, love, and power in the midst of political and social upheaval.
Updated with a timely literature review and new case studies from sports, international politics, and third party image repair.
Demonstrates how activists and others use art and popular culture to strive for a more democratic future.
Rethinks the concepts of nation, imperialism, and globalization by examining the everyday writing of the newspaper chronicle and blog in Spain and Latin America.
A groundbreaking study of ten difficult years in the life of America's most important newspaper.
Examines how US cities have adopted the tactics of public relations and marketing firms to “brand” themselves.
Develops third-space theory by engaging with zines produced by feminists and queers of color.
Reveals how African Americans used cable television as a means of empowerment.
Unpacks the myriad ways rhetorical and communication theories and feminist intersectional approaches impact one another.
Looks at the critical role of community members and other interested parties in environmental policy decision making.
Timely, multidisciplinary analysis of Obama’s presidential campaign, its context, and its impact.
New directions in thinking about mothering.
Examines the relationship of Spain’s 1960s tourist boom to Franco’s right-wing dictatorship.
Explores the relationship between social movements and rhetorical theory and practice.
Investigates the theory and practice of transnational feminist approaches to scholarship and activism.
Essential copyright resource for teachers and writers, particularly those involved in electronic or new media.
Contributors engage the communication issues associated with violence in families, including interspousal violence and violent parents and children.
Explores John Quincy Adams’s oratorical work in support of government-funded science.
Examines the role of image and affect in teaching with new digital technologies and multimedia composition.
Considers Bataille’s work from an explicitly philosophical perspective.
Examines the relationship of civic discourse to built environments through a case study of the Cabrini Green urban revitalization project in Chicago.
Looks at how contemporary Jewish neighborhoods interact with both local and transnational influences.
Examines the social and cultural integration of Russian-speaking Jews and Germans who immigrated to their respective historic homelands.
A celebration of childhood pick-up games.
Traces the rise of black participation in cyberspace.
Examines the concept of rhetorical invention from an affirmative, nondialectical perspective.
Traces the rhetorical work of the gene in scientific and nonscientific discourse throughout the twentieth century.
Looks at the social implications of having constant access to others through cell phones, wireless computers, and other electronic devices.
Collection of scholarly essays on the wildly popular Comedy Central show.
Explores the relationship between media and democracy against the broader background of globalization.
Intertwines identity and culture to demonstrate how identity is negotiated over a given history.
The story of one African American woman’s decision to undergo gastric bypass surgery.
A pickup basketball player looks at the pickup game as a distinctive culture using both personal experience and cultural studies theory.
Contributors explore the relationship between food and the production of ideology.
Takes a firsthand look at a case of public participation in environmental policy.
Explores contemporary news media coverage of multiracial people and identities.
How music functions as a metaphor and model for democracy.
The first sourcebook for rethinking technical communication theory, practice, pedagogy, and research through a cultural studies lens.
Recounts the fake news stories, written from 1830 to 1880, about scientific and technological discoveries, and the effect these hoaxes had on readers and their trust in science.
Offers an extended critique of key assumptions in composition theory and a new paradigm for thinking about writing in an increasingly globalized and textualized world.
Using penetrating, in-depth interviews, examines the individual political development of young adults in post-1960s America, and the roles that news media play in that development.
The history of FDR's Office of Government Reports.
An insider explores the transformation of ballroom dance into an Olympic sport.
Examines the ways Daoist (Taoist) thought may contribute to an understanding of human communication.
Analyzing their own responses to national traumas, writing teachers question both the purposes and pedagogies of teaching writing.
Shows how using texts from popular culture in the classroom can help young people to become critical consumers of media without losing the pleasure they derive from it.
Leading theorists explore how the Internet impacts privacy issues, sensitivity to wrongdoing, and cultural and personal identity.
Including interviews with several of America's leading environmental writers, this volume addresses the intersections between writing and nature.
Links radical feminist writings of the 1960s and 1970s to contemporary online women's networks.
Engages contemporary European thought on a variety of philosophical topics.
Offers a fundamental rethinking of the rhetorical tradition as dialogue.