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Offers a bold new reading of Yiddish cinema by exploring the early diasporic cinema's fascination with media and communication.
Negotiation Dynamics to Denuclearize North Korea
Comprehensive examination of the goals, strategies, and motives of the six parties involved in North Korea denuclearization talks through the lens of negotiation theory.
Working through Surveillance and Technical Communication
This book addresses contemporary surveillance practices and examines technical communicators' roles in carrying them out.
The Scene of the Voice
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.
Tradition and the Deliberative Turn
Reframes the discussion of deliberative democracy in a unique fashion, approaching the debate as a historical conversation.
Technical Communication for Environmental Action
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.
Technologies of Human Rights Representation
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.
Welding Technical Communication
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.
Engaging analysis of men-seeking-men media as paradoxical sites of both self-marketing and radical queer sociality.
Media-Ready Feminism and Everyday Sexism
Unique empirically grounded analysis of how audiences negotiate sexism and feminism across media, from popular television shows to dating apps.
Garbage in Popular Culture
Explores the cultural politics of garbage in contemporary global society.
Women's Activism and New Media in the Arab World
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.
Servant-Leadership and Forgiveness
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.
From News to Talk
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.
I'll Be Home
Editorials, op-eds, and other writings by a memorable newspaperman.
The Art of Gratitude
Explores how the emotional experience of gratitude has been enlisted in neoliberal governance through the language of debt.
Meaning-Making, Internalized Racism, and African American Identity
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.
Tongue of Fire
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.
Lessons Learned from Popular Culture
Informative and entertaining introduction to the study of popular culture.
Essays addressing relatively unknown or unexamined speeches delivered by famous or influential environmental figures.
Selling War, Selling Hope
Details how presidents utilize mass media to justify foreign policy objectives in the aftermath of 9/11.
The Sitcom Reader, Second Edition
Updated version of an engaging overview of the television situation comedy.
Argues that expectations for mothering include a new core principle of "body work. "
A Rhetoric of Remnants
Examines the rhetoric in and around the New York State Asylum for Idiots in Syracuse, New York from 1854 to 1884.
Conversations on Servant-Leadership
Some of the world’s foremost thought leaders consider the role of leadership, love, and power in the midst of political and social upheaval.
Accounts, Excuses, and Apologies, Second Edition
Updated with a timely literature review and new case studies from sports, international politics, and third party image repair.
The Everyday Atlantic
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.
Struggles for Equal Voice
Reveals how African Americans used cable television as a means of empowerment.
Zines in Third Space
Develops third-space theory by engaging with zines produced by feminists and queers of color.
Standing in the Intersection
Unpacks the myriad ways rhetorical and communication theories and feminist intersectional approaches impact one another.
Communication and Public Participation in Environmental Decision Making
Looks at the critical role of community members and other interested parties in environmental policy decision making.
Mothers Who Deliver
New directions in thinking about mothering.
Explores the relationship between social movements and rhetorical theory and practice.
Composition and Copyright
Essential copyright resource for teachers and writers, particularly those involved in electronic or new media.
Examines the role of image and affect in teaching with new digital technologies and multimedia composition.
Contributors engage the communication issues associated with violence in families, including interspousal violence and violent parents and children.
The Passionate Empiricist
Explores John Quincy Adams’s oratorical work in support of government-funded science.
Examines the social and cultural integration of Russian-speaking Jews and Germans who immigrated to their respective historic homelands.
City of Rhetoric
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.
When Play Was Play
A celebration of childhood pick-up games.
How the Gene Got Its Groove
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.
Taking South Park Seriously
Collection of scholarly essays on the wildly popular Comedy Central show.
Alterity and Narrative
Intertwines identity and culture to demonstrate how identity is negotiated over a given history.
Explores the relationship between media and democracy against the broader background of globalization.
A Diary of Gastric Bypass Surgery
The story of one African American woman’s decision to undergo gastric bypass surgery.
Give and Go
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.
Participation and Power
Takes a firsthand look at a case of public participation in environmental policy.
Listening and Voice
New and expanded edition of the now classic study in the phenomenology of sound.
Taking on the Pledge of Allegiance
Explores atheist Michael Newdow’s constitutional challenge and how the news media marginalized him from the moment the Ninth Circuit handed down its controversial ruling that the Pledge of Allegiance was unconstitutional.
The Function of Theory in Composition Studies
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.
From Ballroom to DanceSport
An insider explores the transformation of ballroom dance into an Olympic sport.
The Dao of Rhetoric
Examines the ways Daoist (Taoist) thought may contribute to an understanding of human communication.
Trauma and the Teaching of Writing
Analyzing their own responses to national traumas, writing teachers question both the purposes and pedagogies of teaching writing.
Speaking the Lower Frequencies
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.
The Impact of the Internet on Our Moral Lives
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.
Radical Feminism, Writing, and Critical Agency
Links radical feminist writings of the 1960s and 1970s to contemporary online women's networks.
The Rebirth of Dialogue
Offers a fundamental rethinking of the rhetorical tradition as dialogue.
A history and social psychology of punk music.
Being Made Strange
Offers a revised understanding of human subjectivity that avoids the extremes of both traditional humanism and cultural relativism.
Presents a theory of discursive co-construction of problems, or how characters are portrayed in the telling of events.
Expressions of Ethnography
A different approach to contemporary ethnography, embracing the idea that alternative genres may be used to express cultural experience.
Adds to our understanding of the powerful nature of texts and writing.
Communication Best Practices at Dell, General Electric, Microsoft, and Monsanto
Highlights successful communication practices at Dell, General Electric, Microsoft, and Monsanto.
The Idea of Identification
Drawing on examples from contemporary life, Woodward explores rhetorical conditions that create powerful moments of identification.
Boundaries of Privacy
Explores new ways to think about privacy and disclosure.
Moments of Meeting
Tells the story of the relationship between two of the last century's foremost scholars of dialogue, philosopher Martin Buber and psychotherapist Carl Rogers.
The Norms of Answerability
Explores the relevance of Bakhtin's thought to social theory.
Rhetoric and Kairos
The first comprehensive discussion of the history, theory, and practice of kairos: that is of the role “timeliness” or “right-timing” plays in human deliberation, speech, and action.
Counterpublics and the State
Explores antagonistic encounters between people, both individuals and groups, and governments.
Beyond Friendship and Eros
Explores deep intimate personal relationships between men and women.
Culture, Technology, Communication
Provides cross-cultural perspectives on computer-mediated communication.
If Life Is a Game, How Come I'm Not Having Fun?
Advocates applying a spirit of play to everyday life.
Selfhood and Authenticity
Explores the notion of selfhood in the wake of the post-structuralist debates.
Offers a narrative history of technical writing as a cultural practice and the system of scientific knowledge it controls.
Acts of Arguing
Approaches recent innovations in argumentation theory from a primarily rhetorical perspective.
Leading the Learning Organization
Provides students, executives, and managers with vital resources to lead their organizations to higher levels of performance.
Dialogic Civility in a Cynical Age
Offers insight and practical guidance for people interested in improving their interpersonal relationships in an age of rampant cynicism.
Order Without Rules
Questions whether the logic of language underlying Habermas's theory of communicative action is in fact the defining feature of conversational practice.
Presents a theoretical model for examining technology through a user perspective.
The Last Conceptual Revolution
A critique of Rorty's own provocative political philosophy, as well as an in-depth look at both the issues concerning the relationship between the public and the private, and arguments on the role of reason in liberal political discourse generally.
A thought-provoking look at how silence is embedded in our language, society, and institutions. Sexual harassment is explored as an example.
The Mate Relationship
Provides research applications of a rules theory of mate relationships to several American cultures and two non-American cultures.
Emerging Theories of Human Communication
Summarizes the important and promising emerging theories of human communication.
The Martin Buber - Carl Rogers Dialogue
A corrected and extensively annotated version of the sole meeting between two of the most important figures in twentieth-century intellectual life.
The basic theme of this volume is excellent. Readers are treated to fascinating explorations of communication at the boundaries between discourses and selves. The essays address important theoretical ...
Enacts and evokes the changes and creative possibilities emerging from contemporary literary technologies (electronic media).
Continuously Improving an Organization's Performance
This practical guide for managers demonstrates when, where, and how to implement significant organizational change through teamwork.
Appeal to Pity
A useful contribution to theories of argumentation and public address criticism, this book uses a pragmatic approach to understanding conversation as a way of elucidating the use of appeals to pity and sympathy.
Examines the nature of rhetorical theory and criticism, the rhetoric of science, and the impact of poststructuralism and postmodernism on contemporary accounts of rhetoric.