ERIC Number: ED225166
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Rhetorical and Communication Theory: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations PUblished in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1982 (Vol. 43 Nos. 1 through 6).
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 nine titles deal with the following topics: (1) the role and relationship of discourse and context; (2) political autonomy and accommodation to political alternatives as two major dimensions of political socialization; (3) rhetorical criticism of television commercials as a prologue to a rhetoric of television; (4) a rhetorical view of televised professional football; (5) a formulation and partial test of a rules-based theory of interpersonal persuasion; (6) a subjective message construct theory of persuasion; (7) the utility of an interpersonal rhetoric in the understanding of contemporary value choice; (8) message preference, world view orientations, and college alumni interests; and (9) rhetorical discourse in revolutionary guerrilla warfare. (JL)
Descriptors: Alumni, Annotated Bibliographies, Communication Research, Communication (Thought Transfer), Discourse Analysis, Doctoral Dissertations, Football, Interpersonal Communication, Persuasive Discourse, Political Socialization, Revolution, Rhetoric, Rhetorical Criticism, Television, Television Commercials, Theories, Values, Values Clarification
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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