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Standing in the Intersection
Standing in the Intersection (November 2012)
Feminist Voices, Feminist Practices in Communication Studies
Karma R. Chávez - Editor
Cindy L. Griffin - Editor
Marsha Houston - Foreword by

2013 Best Edited Book Award, presented by the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender (OSCLG)

Unpacks the myriad ways rhetorical and communication theories and feminist intersectional approaches impact one another.

Building on the decades of work by women of color and allied feminists, Standing in the Intersection is the first book in more t...(Read More)
 
 
Struggles for Equal Voice
Struggles for Equal Voice (November 2012)
The History of African American Media Democracy
Yuya Kiuchi - Author

Reveals how African Americans used cable television as a means of empowerment.

While previous scholarship on African Americans and the media has largely focused on issues such as stereotypes and program content, Struggles for Equal Voice reveals how African Americans have utilized access to cable television production and viewership as a significant step toward achieving empowerment during the post&ndash...(Read More)
 
 
Zines in Third Space
Zines in Third Space (October 2012)
Radical Cooperation and Borderlands Rhetoric
Adela C. Licona - Author

Develops third-space theory by engaging with zines produced by feminists and queers of color.
Zines in Third Space develops third-space theory with a practical engagement in the subcultural space of zines as alternative media produced specifically by feminists and queers of color. Adela C. Licona explores how borderlands rhetorics function in feminist and queer of-color zines to challenge dominant knowledges as well a...(Read More)
 
 
Endtimes?
Endtimes? (March 2012)
Crises and Turmoil at the New York Times
Daniel R. Schwarz - Author

A groundbreaking study of ten difficult years in the life of America’s most important newspaper.

From false stories about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq to growing competition from online and twenty-four-hour cable news, the first decade of the twenty-first century was not particularly kind to the New York Times. In this groundbreaking study of the recent life and times of America’s most...(Read More)
 
 
The Obama Effect
The Obama Effect (September 2010)
Multidisciplinary Renderings of the 2008 Campaign
Heather E. Harris - Editor
Kimberly R. Moffitt - Editor
Catherine R. Squires - Editor

Timely, multidisciplinary analysis of Obama’s presidential campaign, its context, and its impact.

November 4, 2008 ushered in a historic moment: Illinois Senator Barack Obama was elected the forty-fourth President of the United States of America. In The Obama Effect, editors Heather E. Harris, Kimberly R. Moffitt, and Catherine R. Squires bring together works that place Barack Obama’s candidacy and victory in the co...(Read More)
 
 
Mothers Who Deliver
Mothers Who Deliver (September 2010)
Feminist Interventions in Public and Interpersonal Discourse
Jocelyn Fenton Stitt - Editor
Pegeen Reichert Powell - Editor

New directions in thinking about mothering.

Mothers Who Deliver brings together essays that focus on mothering as an intelligent practice, deliberately reinvented and rearticulated by mothers themselves. The contributors to this watershed volume focus on a variety of subjects, from mothers in children’s picture books and mothers writing blogs to global maternal activism and mothers raising gay son...(Read More)
 
 
Active Voices
Active Voices (July 2009)
Composing a Rhetoric for Social Movements
Sharon McKenzie Stevens - Editor
Patricia M. Malesh - Editor

Explores the relationship between social movements and rhetorical theory and practice.

From suffragettes to vegans, participants in social movements strive to change the worlds they inhabit, whether by direct action, rallies, marches, organized work stoppages, or engaging government power in service of their aims. Active Voices explores both the rhetorical dimensions of such activist activities and the inte...(Read More)
 
 
When Play Was Play
When Play Was Play (April 2009)
Why Pick-up Games Matter
Ronald Bishop - Author

A celebration of childhood pick-up games.

When Play Was Play offers a fascinating look at the disappearing world of childhood pick-up games. Drawing on his own experiences as well as a wealth of interviews and surveys, Ronald Bishop tells why these loosely structured games mattered—camaraderie, opportunities to develop social skills, and independence from the world of adults. Bishop contrasts his and o...(Read More)

 
 
Composition and Copyright
Composition and Copyright (April 2009)
Perspectives on Teaching, Text-making, and Fair Use
Steve Westbrook - Edited and with an introduction by

Essential copyright resource for teachers and writers, particularly those involved in electronic or new media.

Drawing on connections between legal developments, new media technologies, and educational practice, Composition and Copyright examines how copyright law is currently influencing processes of teaching and writing within the university, particularly in the dynamic contexts of increasing digital liter...(Read More)
 
 
Family Violence
Family Violence (January 2009)
Communication Processes
Dudley D. Cahn - Editor

Contributors engage the communication issues associated with violence in families, including interspousal violence and violent parents and children.

Although the United States has a high level of affluence and education compared to much of the rest of the world, neither wealth nor schooling ensures personal safety, particularly within the family and home. Every ten seconds, a child is beaten, neglected, or molested...(Read More)
 
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