ERIC Number: ED259421
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Rhetorical and Communication Theory: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1985 (Vol. 45 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 9 titles deal with the following topic: (1) the implications of Foucault's archeological theory of discourse for contemporary rhetorical theory and criticism, (2) isolating the behavioral correlates of deception, (3) the influence upon rhetoric of major philosophic changes in the concept of reason, (4) a neuropsychological framework for the assessment of competing theories of rhetoric as epistemic, (5) an integrated theory of public opinion, (6) international communications and the political economies of developing nations, (7) Reaganomics and the rhetorical emergence of the corporate citizen, (8) a rhetorical perspective for the study of scientific discourse, and (9) philosophical and psychological presuppositions in four theories of listening to rhetoric. (HTH)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.