ERIC Number: ED238077
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Rhetoric and Public Address: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1983 (Vol. 44 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 11 titles deal with the following topics: (1) applying Burke's cluster-agon method to Betty Friedan's rhetoric; (2) the rhetoric of nonviolent action; (3) the president's wife as public communicator; (4) the identification and analysis of the three Aristotelian modes of proof in editorials written by two United States Virgin Islanders during the period 1915-1926; (5) evaluati a radio ministry in a local church; (6) the Nez Perce communication strategies in the 1855 Walla Walla conference; (7) network television rhetoric in the coverage of the Nigerian civil war; (8) the mix of traditional and nontraditional rhetorical considerations in enacting social change; (9) the rhetoric of F. Hegel's early writings; (10) media exposure, personal contact, and political tolerance in an international crisis; and (11) Joseph McCarthy as leader. (HTH)
Descriptors: American Indians, Annotated Bibliographies, Communication Research, Communication Skills, Discourse Analysis, Doctoral Dissertations, Foreign Countries, News Media, Persuasive Discourse, Politics, Religion, Rhetoric, Social Action, Social Change, Speech Communication, Verbal Communication
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.