The Resource The public work of rhetoric : citizen-scholars and civic engagement, (ebook)

The public work of rhetoric : citizen-scholars and civic engagement, (ebook)

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The public work of rhetoric : citizen-scholars and civic engagement
Title
The public work of rhetoric
Title remainder
citizen-scholars and civic engagement
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Public Work of Rhetoric presents the art of rhetorical techn<U+00da> as a contemporary praxis for civic engagement and social change, which is necessarily inclusive of people inside and outside the academy. In this provocative call to action, editors John M. Ackerman and David J. Coogan, along with seventeen other accomplished contributors, offer case studies and criticism on the rhetorical practices of citizen-scholars pursuing democratic ideals in diverse civic communities-with partnerships across a range of media, institutions, exigencies, and discourses. Challenging conventional research methodologies and the traditional insularity of higher education, these essays argue that civic engagement as a rhetorical act requires critical attention to our notoriously veiled identity in public life, to our uneasy affiliation with democracy as a public virtue, and to the transcendent powers of discourse and ideology. This can be accomplished, the contributors argue, by building on the compatible traditions of materialist rhetoric and community literacy, two vestiges of rhetoric's dual citizenship in the fields of communication and English. This approach expresses a collective desire in rhetoric for more politically responsive scholarship, more visible impact in public life, and more access to the critical spaces between universities and their communities
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Midwest
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Studies in rhetoric/communication
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  • Rhetoric
  • Language and languages
  • Political oratory
  • Electronic books
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adult
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The public work of rhetoric : citizen-scholars and civic engagement, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • electronic
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9781611173048
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12069638
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remote
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12069638
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MWT12069638
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Label
The public work of rhetoric : citizen-scholars and civic engagement, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781611173048
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12069638
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12069638
System control number
MWT12069638
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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