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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.
Imprint Columbia, SC : University of South Carolina Press, 2010.

Series Studies in rhetoric/communication
Studies in rhetoric/communication.
Subject Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- United States.
Alt Name Ackerman, John M.
Coogan, David.
Hauser, Gerard A.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 308 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Online resource; title from pdf information screen (Ebsco, viewed April 12, 2013).
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 -- Part 2: 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 -- Part 3: 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 / Susan C. Jarratt.
ISBN 9781611173048 (electronic bk.)
1611173043 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 838638434
Additional Format Original 9781570039317 1570039313 (DLC) 2010014494 (OCoLC)606235146

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