ERIC Number: ED163544
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Speech Communication and Communication Processes: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," August and September 1978 (Vol. 39 Nos. 2 and 3).
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 15 titles deal with the following topics: the rhetorical dimensions of nondiscursive, fragmentary communication; perceptions of persuasion situations and the question of transituational consistency of behavior; alcohol use and communication congruence among alcoholic and nonalcoholic married couples; the use by elementary school principals of persuasive communication techniques; a reconceptualization of rhetoric in a general systems framework; the rhetoric of the 1974 United States senatorial campaign in North Dakota; the sources of argument and strategies used in briefs presented to the Supreme Court in selected antitrust cases; the role of rhetoric in the political resurrection of Richard M. Nixon from 1963 to 1968; patterns of information processing in two self-analytic groups; self-concept and interpersonal response in the classroom; the rhetoric of contemporary feminist manifestos; communicative behavior of female and male interviewers and interviewees; the communication practice and theory of Gandhi and Mao Tse-Tung; the rhetorical theory of Karl Wallace; and approaches to the study of communication processes. (GW)
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Annotated Bibliographies, Communication Research, Communication (Thought Transfer), Court Litigation, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Education, Feminism, Group Dynamics, Higher Education, Interaction Process Analysis, Interpersonal Relationship, Persuasive Discourse, Principals, Rhetoric, Sex Differences, Speech Communication
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.