ERIC Number: ED218698
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Rhetoric and Public Address: 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 14 titles deal with the following topics: (1) the rhetoric of British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher; (2) the rhetorical strategies employed in the political speaking of George C. Wallace in the 1968 United States presidential campaign; (3) 65 commencement addresses delivered to women; (4) communication about the Skokie, Illinois, "march" by American Nazis; (5) the rhetoric of accounts; (6) rhetoric and political organizing; (7) the rhetoric of Robert F. Kennedy's 1968 presidential primary campaign; (8) rhetorical visions of Americans and their relation to religious beliefs in the rhetoric of selected 1980 presidential candidates; (9) a rhetorical history of Progressive reformer, Samuel "Golden Rule" Jones; (10) symbolic speech argumentation as applied to "Sword v. Fox"; (11) antibusing and the New Right; (12) the self-defense rhetoric of President Richard Nixon; (13) United States Supreme Court judicial opinions concerning obscenity as rhetorical reconstruction; and (14) the rhetoric antecedent to the women's liberation movement from 1776 to 1850. (FL)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Research; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.