ERIC Number: ED175053
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Rhetoric and Public Address: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1979 (Vol. 39 Nos. 7 through 12).
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 26 titles deal with the following topics: United States Presidential rhetoric; the public speaking of David O. McKay; rhetorical analyses of the crisis in Northern Ireland, of the Americanization of the Zionist movement from 1896 to 1918, and of Julia S. Tutwiler's speeches; enthymeme and metaphor in the rhetoric of the restoration movement in the United States, 1800 to 1830; a rhetorical study of legislative hearings; a rhetorical-humanistic analysis of the relationship between First Ladies and the way women find a place in society; the rhetorical strategies of Margaret Sanger, of Benjamin Elijah Mays, and of Meir Kahane and the Jewish Defense League; Richard M. Weaver's unpublished works; a rhetorical evaluation of the 1976 Democratic convention keynote addresses; the Reverend Ian R.K. Paisley and status quo discourse; the speeches of William L. Garrison; the rhetoric of the United States space program in the Eisenhower years; the public controversy over the Panama Canal treaties; a dramatistic examination of an organization's changing image; Cesar Chavez's nonverbal communication and nonviolence, and public opinion; the rhetorical vision of the "Christian Science Monitor," 1898 to 1910; a rhetorical study of Lew Sarett; a symbolic analysis of the print image of Henry Kissinger; and the rhetoric of radical feminism. (FL)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Annotated Bibliographies, Communication (Thought Transfer), Content Analysis, Doctoral Dissertations, Feminism, Foreign Policy, Minority Groups, Nonverbal Communication, Politics, Public Officials, Public Speaking, Rhetoric, Rhetorical Criticism, Speech Communication, United States History, Verbal Communication
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.