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Contemporary politics, rhetoric, and discourse

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Published by University Press of America, The Miller Center, University of Virginia in Lanham [Md.], [Charlottesville, Va.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Political oratory.,
    • Rhetoric -- Political aspects.,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Language.,
    • Statesmen -- United States -- Language.,
    • English language -- United States -- Rhetoric.,
    • World politics -- 1975-1985.,
    • World politics -- 1985-1995.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1981-

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[edited by Kenneth W. Thompson].
      SeriesExxon Education Foundation series on rhetoric and political discourse ;, v. 20
      ContributionsThompson, Kenneth W., 1921-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN4193.P6 C66 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 257 p. ;
      Number of Pages257
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2042014M
      ISBN 10081917100X, 0819171018
      LC Control Number88018743

      Political Communication: Rhetoric, Government, and Citizens shows how students can rise to the challenge. The book presents a basic framework for understanding major ideologies and shows how those ideologies reflect and are reflected in political argument. It draws on contemporary theory and research to explore the language choices, metaphors, and other rhetorical strategies that shape public.   “With his new book, Political Literacy in Composition and Rhetoric: Defending Academic Discourse against Postmodern Pluralism, Donald Lazere adds significantly to the field of composition and rhetoric, asking scholars to move away from an uncritical, postmodern view of composition and rhetoric and toward a critical reflection on the value of Reviews: 1.

        Many of the more extreme currents in contemporary political discourse have originated from the political right, specifically from the Tea Party and President Trump. During the Tea Party’s heyday in , political rhetoric on the right took on an increasingly conspiratorial tone. Read this book on Questia. Eighteen essays by leading scholars in English, speech communication, education, and philosophy explore the vitality of the classical rhetorical tradition and its influence on both contemporary discourse studies and the teaching of writing.

      By tracing the historical progression of rhetoric from the Greek Sophists of the 5th Century B.C. all the way to contemporary studies–such as the rhetoric of science and feminist rhetoric–this comprehensive text helps students understand how persuasive public discourse performs essential social functions and shapes our daily worlds. SAGE Video Bringing teaching, learning and research to life. SAGE Books The ultimate social sciences digital library. SAGE Reference The complete guide for your research journey. SAGE Navigator The essential social sciences literature review tool. SAGE Business Cases Real world cases at your fingertips. CQ Press Your definitive resource for politics, policy and people.


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Contemporary Politics, Rhetoric and Discourse [Kenneth W. Thompson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This volume examines the rhetoric of contemporary politics and statesmanship. It discusses television. By exposing the rhetoric of division and teaching readers how to confront it, the book reinvigorates the potential to participate in politics and serves as a guide for how to have civil discussions about controversial issues.

Divisive Discourse is an ideal teaching tool for anyone interested in contemporary issues and courses in political 5/5(3). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Contemporary politics, rhetoric, and discourse. Lanham [Md.]: University Press of America ; [Charlottesville, Va.].

The book examines the techniques and contents of the divisive discourse that pervades contemporary American political conversation. It teaches us about extreme rhetoric, thus enabling readers to be more critical consumers of information.

The book provides a framework for identifying and interpreting extreme language.5/5(3). The main difference between Rhetoric and Discourse is that the Rhetoric is a art of discourse and Discourse is a written or spoken conversation.

"the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic" rhetoric speaker dissertated about the social politics in 18th century England" Princeton's WordNet. Rhetoric Illustrations. Popular. This logic is widespread in contemporary popular policy discourse and affects the way that people understand and respond to social and political issues.

Contributors rethink basic philosophical assumptions concerning subjectivity, difference, and dualistic logic in order to read the rhetoric of contemporary public policy discourse and develop.

Topics addressed and discourse book problems of defining rhetoric, the relationship between rhetoric and epistemology, the rhetorical situation, reason and public morality, the nature of the audience, the role of discourse in social change, rhetoric in the mass media, Contemporary politics 5/5(1).

M BOOK REVIEW Divisive Discourse: The Extreme Rhetoric of Contemporary American Politics by Joseph Zompetti. San Diego: Cognella Academic Publishing, pp. $ Hardcover. Years from now, when historians chronicle the Obama era, they will situate events within an especially anxious discursive environment.

Critical Approaches to Contemporary Politics. Populist Discourse. DOI link for Populist Discourse. Populist Discourse book. Critical Approaches to Contemporary Politics. Populismus and aestheticisation in Nazi rhetoric. With Christina Holgado-Sáez, Leopoldo La Rubia-Prado.

Populist Discourse brings together experts from both linguistics and political science to analyse the language of populist leaders and the media's representation of populism in different temporal, geographical and ideological contexts, including Nazi Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Austria, Greece, the UK, the US and South America.

U.S. President Barack Obama’s rhetoric lends itself well as a highly interesting case study for exploring the possibilities of contemporary political rhetoric of being both successful on the one hand and rational, according to normative standards of argumentative discourse, on the other.

Taking up the concept of “strategic maneuvering” as developed within Pragma-Dialectics (cf. van. Divisive Discourse: The Extreme Rhetoric of Contemporary American Politics challenges assumptions about political ideology.

The book examines the techniques and contents of the divisive discourse that pervades contemporary American political conversation. It teaches us about extreme rhetoric, thus enabling readers to be more critical consumers. Furthermore, the use of rhetoric by Nazi Germany that followed Holocaust is another horrendous example of using rhetorical discourse to gain power.

The use of rhetoric to gain power has become part of modern day discourses. Be it a TV channel, newspaper or political speech and all use the rhetorical devices to control the audience.

These are the motivating questions of Contemporary Apocalyptic Rhetoric, which describes apocalyptic as a rhetorical genre of discourse. Barry Brummett first recasts insights drawn from past scholarly and theological studies to demonstrate their relevance to contemporary apocalyptic, then examines a variety of real apocalyptic to illustrate the Reviews: 1.

Book Description. Populist Discourse brings together experts from both linguistics and political science to analyse the language of populist leaders and the media's representation of populism in different temporal, geographical and ideological contexts, including Nazi Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Austria, Greece, the UK, the US and South America.

Politics and Rhetoric draws together in a comprehensive and highly accessible way relevant ideas from discourse analysis, classical rhetoric updated to a modern setting, relevant issues in contemporary political theory, and numerous carefully chosen examples and issues from current politics.

It will be essential reading for all students of. Rhetoric (/ ˈ r ɛ t ə r ɪ k /) is the art of persuasion, which along with grammar and logic (or dialectic – see Martianus Capella), is one of the three ancient arts of ic aims to study the capacities of writers or speakers needed to inform, persuade, or motivate particular audiences in specific situations.

Aristotle defines rhetoric as "the faculty of observing in any. President Obama's Epideictic Rhetoric: "Kathleen Hall Jamieson, the director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania, noted that there were many forms of political discourse She said Mr.

[Barack] Obama excels at speeches read from a teleprompter to a mass audience, not necessarily at the other forms. Politics and Rhetoric, (PDF) draws together in a broad and highly accessible way relevant ideas from discourse analysis, classical rhetoric revised to a modern setting, related issues in contemporary political theory, and many carefully chosen examples and issues from current politics.

It will be important reading for all students of politics and political communications. Persuasion: Seminar on Rhetoric and Politics in Contemporary Discourse. A seminar organized by the Goldsmiths’ Centre for the Study of Global Media and Democracy and the Centre for the study of Culture and Politics, University of Swansea.

May 5,pm. Small Hall Theater, Richard Hoggart Building. Goldsmiths, University of London. Rhetoric lies at the intersection of a variety of disciplinary approaches and methods, drawing upon the study of language, history, culture and philosophy to understand the persuasive aspects of communication in all its modes: spoken, written, argued, depicted and performed.While Books I and II are more systematic and address ethos, logos, and pathos, Book III is often considered a conglomeration of Greek stylistic devices on rhetoric.

However, Book III contains informative material on lexis (style) which refers to the "way of saying" (in Chapters ) and taxis, which refers to the arrangement of words (in.Don't show me this again. Welcome! This is one of over 2, courses on OCW. Find materials for this course in the pages linked along the left.

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