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ERIC Number: ED238078
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Pages: 8
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Rhetorical and Communication Theory: 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 10 titles deal with the following topics: (1) how speech acts in advertisements relate to the purpose of selling merchandise; (2) the use and evaluation of accounts in problematic episodes; (3) rhetoric as a way of knowing; (4) the social influence process in attitude change; (5) evidence usage in persuasion; (6) a theory and philosophy for composition; (7) patterns of communication among institutionalized elderly persons; (8) Kinneavean discourse theory and the written response to literature; (9) a rhetorical defense of the writing center; and (10) rhetoric and geographers' worlds. (FL)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.