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.

 Wanzer-Serrano Cover    Darrel Wanzer-Serrano, The New York Young Lords and the Struggle for Liberation (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2015)
 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).