The Virtual Bookshelf

NCA’s Virtual Bookshelf offers profiles of new and notable books written by NCA members. Virtual Bookshelf profiles include information about the book and its author.

 Happe Cover    Kelly E. Happe, The Material Gene: Gender, Race, and Heredity after the Human Genome Project (New York: NYU Press, 2013).
 Cisneros Cover    Josue David Cisneros, The Border Crossed Us: Rhetorics of Borders, Citizenship, and Latino/a Identity (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2014).
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Leah Ceccarelli, On the Frontier of Science: An American Rhetoric of Exploration and Exploitation (East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2013).
Mary E. Triece, Tell It Like It Is: Women in the National Welfare Reform Movement (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2013).
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Craig R. Scott, Anonymous Agencies, Backstreet Businesses, and Covert Collectives: Rethinking Organizations in the 21st Century (Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, 2013).
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Teresa Bergman, Exhibiting Patriotism: Creating and Contesting Interpretations of American Historic Sites (Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press, 2013).
Charlton McIlwain & Stephen M. Caliendo, Race Appeal: How Candidates Invoke Race in U.S. Political Campaigns (Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2011)
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Dana L. Cloud, We Are the Union: Democratic Unionism and Dissent at Boeing (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2011).
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Eric King Watts, Hearing the Hurt: Rhetoric, Aesthetics, and Politics of the New Negro Movement (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2012).
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Bryan Crable, Ralph Ellison and Kenneth Burke: At the Roots of the Racial Divide (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012).
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Robin Bernstein, Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights (New York: New York University Press, 2012).

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Bruce Bimber, Andrew Flanagin, & Cynthia Stohl, Collective Action in Organizations: Interaction and Engagement in an Era of Technological Change (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012).

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Dustin Bradley Goltz, Queer Temporalities in Gay Male Representation: Tragedy, Normativity, and Futurity (New York: Routledge, 2010).

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Belinda Stillion Southard, Militant Citizenship: Rhetorical Strategies of the National Woman’s Party, 1913-1920 (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2011).

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Samuel McCormick, Letters to Power: Public Advocacy without Public Intellectuals (University Park: Penn State University Press, 2011).

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Lisa Keränen, Scientific Characters: Rhetoric, Politics, and Trust in Breast Cancer Research (Tuscaloosa:  University of Alabama Press, 2010).

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Robert Asen, Invoking the Invisible Hand: Social Security and the Privatization Debates (East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2009).

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Bradford Vivian, Public Forgetting: The Rhetoric and Politics of Beginning Again (University Park: Penn State University Press, 2010).

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Marwan Kraidy, Reality Television and Arab Politics: Contention in Public Life (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2010).