Activism and Rhetoric: Theories and Contexts for Political by Seth Kahn,JongHwa Lee PDF

By Seth Kahn,JongHwa Lee

ISBN-10: 0415878551

ISBN-13: 9780415878555

ISBN-10: 041587856X

ISBN-13: 9780415878562

This volume examines the position of rhetoric in today’s tradition of democratic activism. the quantity takes on of the main major demanding situations at present dealing with modern rhetorical reviews: (1) the contested meanings and practices of democracy and civic engagement in international context, and (2) the important function of rhetoric in democratic activist practices. In featuring quite a few political and rhetorical struggles of their particular contexts, editors Seth Kahn and JongHwa Lee enable members to mirror on and difficult probabilities for either activist techniques to rhetorical reviews, and rhetorical techniques to activist initiatives, facilitating higher knowing the socio-political outcomes of this paintings.

With individuals from widely recognized students in communique and composition stories, the gathering deals sensible instances that spotlight how rhetoric mediates, constitutes, and/or intervenes in democratic rules and practices. It additionally considers theoretical questions that recognize profound voids within the rhetorical culture (e.g., Western, neo-Aristotelian, liberal) and extend the horizon of conventional rhetorical views. It advocates new wisdom and practices that additional advertise civic engagement, social switch and democracy within the worldwide context.

Activism and Rhetoric will be applicable for students and scholars throughout disciplines, including rhetoric, composition, conversation reports, political technological know-how, cultural reports, and women’s experiences.

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