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ERIC Number: ED218670
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Pages: 12
Abstractor: N/A
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Rhetorical and Communication Theory: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1982 (Vol. 42 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 18 titles deal with the following topics: (1) the rhetorical theory and practice of Walter Lippmann; (2) communication, "root-metaphor" orientation, and decision making; (3) teaching as rhetoric; (4) the conditions and elements of the rhetoric of C. S. Lewis; (5) a technical communication procedure to produce attitude change through the use of scientifically designed messages; (6) situations and speech acts; (7) a conceptual theory and application of a Gricean heuristic for rhetoric; (8) reader response criticism and the rhetorical tradition; (9) the Platonic tradition and the theory of rhetoric; (10) logical force and temporal perspective in systems of human communication; (11) the problem of Aframerican voice; (12) Jean Gebser and the expressive dimensions of consciousness; (13) the nature and origin of the dramatic spectator's knowledge; (14) a comparison of three communication modes in relation to the attainment of objectives in the cognitive, affective, and psychomotor domains; (15) the existential critique of mass communication; (16) a reformed theological ethics of speech communication; (17) role images in the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on judges Haynesworth, Carswell, and Blackmun; and (18) values and modes of signification. (FL)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Research; Collected Works - Serials
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.