Penn State University Press / Human Science / Language arts & disciplines / Communication Studies

Best Selling

Language

All

English (23)

French (0)

German (0)

Spanish (0)

Italian (0)

 

Release Date

All

Last 7 days (0)

Last 30 days (0)

Current year (0)

 

Catalog Date

All

Last 7 days (0)

Last 30 days (0)

Current year (0)

 

Publisher

Delete Penn State University Press

 

Collection

Rhetoric and Democratic Deliberation (12)

 

Category

Delete Communication Studies

 

Total Loans

All (0)

20 - 40 (0)

40 - 100 (0)

Over 100 (0)

More options

Results : 1 - 23 of 23 Sorted by : 

The Media and Religious Authority

by Stewart M. Hoover Penn State University Press (August 02, 2016)

As the availability and use of media platforms continue to expand, the cultural visibility of religion is on the rise, leading to questions about religious authority: Where does it come from? How is it established?...


Text + Field

by Sara L. McKinnon, Robert Asen, Karma R. Chávez & Robert Glenn Howard Penn State University Press (May 12, 2016)

Rhetorical critics have long had a troubled relationship with method, viewing it as at times opening up provocative avenues of inquiry, and at other times as closing off paths toward meaningful engagement with...


Supernatural Entertainments

by Simone Natale Penn State University Press (February 03, 2016)

In Supernatural Entertainments, Simone Natale vividly depicts spiritualism’s rise as a religious and cultural phenomenon and explores its strong connection to the growth of the media entertainment industry...


Listening, Thinking, Being

by Lisbeth Lipari Penn State University Press (July 01, 2014)

Although listening is central to human interaction, its importance is often ignored. In the rush to speak and be heard, it is easy to neglect listening and disregard its significance as a way of being with others...


The Rhetorics of US Immigration

by E. Johanna Hartelius Penn State University Press (September 11, 2015)

In the current geopolitical climate—in which unaccompanied children cross the border in record numbers, and debates on the topic swing violently from pole to pole—the subject of immigration demands innovative...


Democracy, Deliberation, and Education

by Robert Asen Penn State University Press (July 28, 2015)

The local school board is one of America’s enduring venues of lay democracy at work. In Democracy, Deliberation, and Education, Robert Asen takes the pulse of this democratic exemplar through an in-depth study...


Letters to Power

by Samuel McCormick Penn State University Press (December 15, 2011)

Although the scarcity of public intellectuals among today’s academic professionals is certainly a cause for concern, it also serves as a challenge to explore alternative, more subtle forms of political intelligence....


Appeals to Interest

by Dean Mathiowetz Penn State University Press (March 04, 2011)

It has become a commonplace assumption in modern political debate that white and rural working- and middle-class citizens in the United States who have been rallied by Republicans in the “culture wars” to...


The Politics of Resentment

by Jeremy Engels Penn State University Press (May 29, 2015)

In the days and weeks following the tragic 2011 shooting of nineteen Arizonans, including congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, there were a number of public discussions about the role that rhetoric might have played...


Voting Deliberatively

by Mary E. Stuckey Penn State University Press (April 20, 2015)

The 1932 election of Franklin Delano Roosevelt seemed to hold the promise of Democratic domination for years to come. However, leading up to the 1936 election, persistent economic problems, a controversial domestic...


Posters for Peace

by Thomas W. Benson Penn State University Press (May 04, 2015)

By the spring of 1970, Americans were frustrated by continuing war in Vietnam and turmoil in the inner cities. Students on American college campuses opposed the war in growing numbers and joined with other citizens...


From Apartheid to Democracy

by Katherine Elizabeth Mack Penn State University Press (November 11, 2014)

South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) hearings can be considered one of the most significant rhetorical events of the late twentieth century. The TRC called language into action, tasking...


Kant and the Promise of Rhetoric

by Scott R. Stroud Penn State University Press (August 28, 2014)

Immanuel Kant is rarely connected to rhetoric by those who study philosophy or the rhetorical tradition. If anything, Kant is said to see rhetoric as mere manipulation and as not worthy of attention. In Kant...


Deliberative Acts

by Arabella Lyon Penn State University Press (April 26, 2013)

The twenty-first century is characterized by the global circulation of cultures, norms, representations, discourses, and human rights claims; the arising conflicts require innovative understandings of decision...


Constitutive Visions

by Christa J. Olson Penn State University Press (November 15, 2013)

In Constitutive Visions, Christa Olson presents the rhetorical history of republican Ecuador as punctuated by repeated arguments over national identity. Those arguments—as they advanced theories of citizenship,...


Rhetorical Citizenship and Public Deliberation

by Christian Kock & Lisa Villadsen Penn State University Press (September 04, 2012)

Citizenship has long been a central topic among educators, philosophers, and political theorists. Using the phrase “rhetorical citizenship” as a unifying perspective, Rhetorical Citizenship and Public Deliberation...


The Australian Citizens’ Parliament and the Future of Deliberative Democracy

by Lyn Carson, John Gastil, Janette Hartz-Karp & Ron Lubensky Penn State University Press (August 26, 2013)

Growing numbers of scholars, practitioners, politicians, and citizens recognize the value of deliberative civic engagement processes that enable citizens and governments to come together in public spaces and...


Spiritual Modalities

by William FitzGerald Penn State University Press (October 23, 2012)

A bold recasting of prayer as a rhetorical art, Spiritual Modalities investigates situations, strategies, and performative modes of discourse directed to divine audiences. Examining how prayer “works,” Spiritual...


The Evolving Citizen

by Jay P. Childers Penn State University Press (August 15, 2012)

It has become a common complaint among academics and community leaders that citizens today are not what they used to be. Nowhere is this decline seen to be more troubling than when the focus is on young Americans....


Public Forgetting

by Bradford Vivian Penn State University Press (March 01, 2010)

Forgetting is usually juxtaposed with memory as its opposite in a negative way: it is seen as the loss of the ability to remember, or, ironically, as the inevitable process of distortion or dissolution that...


Confessional Crises and Cultural Politics in Twentieth-Century America

by Dave Tell Penn State University Press (September 25, 2012)

Confessional Crises and Cultural Politics in Twentieth-Century America revolutionizes how we think about confession and its ubiquitous place in American culture. It argues that the sheer act of labeling a text...


Networked Media, Networked Rhetorics

by Damien Smith Pfister Penn State University Press (November 04, 2014)

In Networked Media, Networked Rhetorics, Damien Pfister explores communicative practices in networked media environments, analyzing, in particular, how the blogosphere has changed the conduct and coverage of...


Speaking Hatefully

by David Boromisza-Habashi Penn State University Press (November 16, 2012)

In Speaking Hatefully, David Boromisza-Habashi focuses on the use of the term “hate speech” as a window on the cultural logic of political and moral struggle in public deliberation. This empirical study...