ERIC Number: ED231011
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Rhetoric and Public Address: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1983 (Vol. 43 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 31 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the rhetoric of confrontation in Northern Ireland; (2) rhetorical arguments in public health regulations; (3) epideictic discourse in the founding of the Tennessee Valley Authority; (4) a rhetorical biography of Robert M. La Follette, Sr.; (5) an Afrocentric view of the rhetoric of Dick Gregory; (6) the ethnorhetoric of witnessing and heckling; (7) the ethics of rhetoric and the rhetoric of ethics in the abortion controversy; (8) women's speech in the Pentecostal religious service; (9) the rhetorical visions of obese women; and (10) rhetoric and dialectic in ancient and modern contexts. (MM)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Anthropological Linguistics, Communication Research, Diachronic Linguistics, Doctoral Dissertations, Language Patterns, Language Research, Language Styles, Motivation Techniques, Persuasive Discourse, Public Speaking, Rhetoric, Rhetorical Criticism, Speech, Speeches
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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