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Title The public work of rhetoric : citizen-scholars and civic engagement / edited by John M. Ackerman and David J. Coogan ; foreword by Gerard A. Hauser

Publ Info Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, [2010]
 PC  P301.5.P67 P83 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  P301.5.P67 P83 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  P301.5.P67 P83 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xvi, 308 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Studies in rhetoric/communication
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: the space to work in public life / David J. Coogan and John M. Ackerman -- Rhetoric revealed. Should we name the tools? Concealing and revealing the art of rhetoric / Carolyn R. Miller -- Power, publics, and the rhetorical uses of democracy / Candice Rai -- The public work of critical political communication / M. Lane Bruner -- Rhetorical engagement in the cultural economies of cities / John M. Ackerman -- Democracy and its limitations / Ralph Cintron -- Rhetorical interventions. Rhetorical engagements in the scientist's process of remaking race as genetic / Celeste M. Condit -- Going public in a disabling discourse / Linda Flower -- Sophists for social change / David J. Coogan -- Knowledge work with the Cherokee Nation: the pedagogy of engaging publics in a praxis of new media / Ellen Cushman and Erik Green -- On being useful: rhetoric and the work of engagement / Jeffrey T. Grabill -- Remaking rhetoric in universities and publics. Finding a place for school in rhetoric's public turn / David Fleming -- Mediating differences / Erik Juergensmeyer and Thomas P. Miller -- A place for the dissident press in a rhetorical education: "sending up a signal flare in the darkness" / Diana George and Paula Mathieu -- The community literacy advocacy project: civic revival through rhetorical activity in rural Arkansas / David A. Jolliffe -- The prospects for the public work of rhetoric: a coda on codes / Susan C. Jarratt
LC subject Rhetoric -- Political aspects
Language and languages -- Political aspects
Political oratory
Add Author Ackerman, John, 1934-
Coogan, David
ISBN 9781570039317 (cloth : alk. paper)
1570039313 (cloth : alk. paper)