Rhetoric and Community: Studies in Unity and Fragmentation

Studies in Unity and Fragmentation
 
 
University of South Carolina Press
  • erschienen am 15. Mai 2008
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 360 Seiten
978-1-57003-785-6 (ISBN)
 
Seventeen contributors explore how rhetoric defines, rallies, polarizes, and marginalizes specific communities. The contributors consider how individuals are forged into communities, what sustains constructive communities, how communities become fragmented, and what leads to divisions of race, class, and gender, the rhetoric of hatred and violence, or failures of public discussion to resolve common problems. The volume creates its own dialogue through seven case studies, each including an interpretive essay and response. The studies range from historical investigations of feminist and African American communities, to commentaries on military decision making and the rhetoric of war, to reflections on contemporary artistic and scientific communities.
  • Englisch
  • South Carolina
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  • USA
  • Für höhere Schule und Studium
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  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • Höhe: 229 mm
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  • Breite: 152 mm
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  • Dicke: 20 mm
  • 526 gr
978-1-57003-785-6 (9781570037856)
157003785X (157003785X)
J. Michael Hogan is a professor of rhetoric at Pennsylvania State University and the author of The Panama Canal in American Politics, The Nuclear Freeze Campaign, and Woodrow Wilson's Western Tour. Hogan's work has been honored by the National Communication Association with the Winans-Wichelns Award and the Golden Anniversary Book Award.

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