The Changing Conversation in America: Lectures from the Smithsonian

The Changing Conversation in America: Lectures from the Smithsonian

by William F. Eadie
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0761916571

ISBN-13: 9780761916574

Pub. Date: 10/24/2001

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Based on a series of public lectures sponsored by the Smithsonian Associates and the National Communication Association, this volume offers insight into concerns that conversation is becoming degraded in the US, primarily on a national level, although interpersonal issues are also addressed. Eight contributions written by communication scholars address ways of

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Based on a series of public lectures sponsored by the Smithsonian Associates and the National Communication Association, this volume offers insight into concerns that conversation is becoming degraded in the US, primarily on a national level, although interpersonal issues are also addressed. Eight contributions written by communication scholars address ways of achieving a national conversation about public issues; distinctive features of US American conversation; and social diversity and its impact on communication.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761916574
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/24/2001
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Conversation in America - William F Eadie and Paul E Nelson
Changing Rules, Hidden Dimesions
Toward a National Conversation about Public Issues - W Barnett Pearce
The Declaration of Independence in the Rhetoric of American Politics - Stephen E Lucas
Some Distinctive Features of American Conversation - Donal Carbaugh
Language and Agency in the Transformation of American Identity - Molefi Kete Asante
New Communication Technology and the Changing Nature of Conversation - Everett M Rogers and William B Hart
Political Conversation - Roderick P Hart Jr
A Distortion
Changing Relationships, Changing Conversations - Julia T Wood

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