ERIC Number: ED245276
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Rhetorical and Communication Theory: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1984, (Vol. 44 Nos. 7 through 12).
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
This collection of abstracts is part of a series providing continuing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 23 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the rhetoric of scientific controversy; (2) Erving Goffman's interactional theory of communication conduct; (3) a phenomenology of feminism; (4) a schematization of poetical, rhetorical, and poetical-rhetorical discourse; (5) perceptions of others' opinions as public opinion and its relationship to communication in the neighborhood; (6) an action assembly theory; (7) Mihailo Markovic's philosophy of dialectical praxis; (8) a semiotic theory of communication; (9) meaning structures in human communication; (10) conversational narratives; (11) the language component of terrorism strategy; (12) the theory, practice, and rhetoric of loyalty; (13) intercultural communication in the age of technology; (14) the structure and function of implicit theories of communicative competence; and (15) Richard M. Weaver's theory of ethical public speaking. (FL)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Communication Research, Communication (Thought Transfer), Discourse Analysis, Doctoral Dissertations, Ethics, Feminism, Films, Intercultural Communication, Narration, Public Opinion, Public Speaking, Rhetoric, Rhetorical Criticism, Speech Skills, Structural Analysis (Linguistics), Technological Advancement, Theater Arts, Theories
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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