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ERIC Number: ED163544
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Pages: 12
Abstractor: N/A
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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)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.