ERIC Number: EJ611117
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Writers and Their Maps: The Construction of a GAO Report on Sexual Harassment.
Cook, Kelli Cargile
Technical Communication Quarterly, v9 n1 p53-76 Win 2000
Examines a 1994 General Accounting Office (GAO) report on sexual harassment at U.S. service academies to determine how power structures affected the report writers' rhetorical choices. Identifies what is valued and devalued in the report's contents. Describes Congress's reaction to the report and speculates on the report's impact on public discourse and subsequent social action. (SC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue on the Discourse of Public Policy.