Readings in Propaganda and Persuasion: New and Classic Essays / Edition 1

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Overview

Readings in Propaganda and Persuasion: New and Classic Essays is a unique, interdisciplinary collection that brings together contemporary and classic readings to provide significant insights into the practice and theory of propaganda and persuasion. The contents range from seminal essays to articles by well-known writers on propaganda to new essays about responses to contemporary issues and events. This engaging anthology also includes analyses of the relationship between rhetoric, propaganda, and persuasion.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412909006
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 12/28/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Garth S. Jowett is a professor of communications at the University of Houston. He obtained his Ph D in history and communication from the University of Pennsylvania. He has served as the director for social research for the Canadian government's department of communication and has been a consultant to various international communication agencies. He has been widely published in the area of popular culture and the history of communication. His book, Film: The Democratic Art (1976), was a benchmark in film history. His other publications include, Movies as Mass Communication, Children and the Movies: Media Influence and the Payne Fund Studies, and Readings in Propaganda and Persuasion, co-edited with Victoria O'Donnell. He is on the boards of several communication and film journals.

Victoria O'Donnell (Ph D, Pennsylvania State University) is professor emeritus at Montana State University, where she teaches seminars on television criticism for the school of film and photography. She has published on topics concerning persuasion, the social effects of media, women in film and television, British politics, Nazi propaganda, collective memory, cultural studies theory, and science fiction films of the 1950s. She recently published the second edition of Television Criticism, also with SAGE. She has authored or co-authored several books, including Persuasion: An Interactive-Dependency Approach (with June Kable), Propaganda and Persuasion (with Garth S. Jowett), and Speech Communication. She also co-edited Readings in Propaganda and Persuasion with Garth S. Jowett. O’Donnell made a film for PBS, Women, War, and Work: Shaping Space for Productivity in the Shipyards During World War II, has written television scripts for environmental films, done voice-overs, and served on several journal editorial boards, and is the recipient of numerous research grants and teaching awards.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1: The Characteristics of Propaganda - Jacques Ellul
Chapter 2: A Prolegomenon to the Future Study of Rhetoric and Propaganda: Critical Foundations - Beth S. Bennett & Sean Patrick O'Rourke
Chapter 3: War Propaganda and the American Revolution: The Pen and the Sword - Gladys Thum and Marcella Thum
Chapter 4: We Become Propagandists - Thomas C. Sorenson
Chapter 5: The Bolshevik Revolution and the War of Ideologies (1917-39) - Philip Taylor
Chapter 6: Restructuring the Means of Communication in Nazi Germany - David A. Welch
Chapter 7: The Rhetoric of Hitler’s "Battle" - Kenneth Burke
Chapter 8: 'Why We Fight': Social Engineering for a Democratic Society at War - David Culbert
Chapter 9: The Function of Psychological Warfare - Paul M.A. Linebarger
Chapter 10: Brainwashing: The Korean POW Controversy and the Origins of a Myth - Garth S. Jowett
Chapter 11: The Influence of the Built Environment - Victoria O'Donnell
Chapter 12: U.S. Public Diplomacy: Its History, Problems, and Promise - Nancy Snow
Chapter 13: Visualizing Absence: The Function of Visual Metaphors in the Efforts to Make a Fitting Response to 9/11 - Stuart J. Kaplan
Chapter 14: Evening Gowns to Burqas: The Propaganda of Fame - Margaret Cavin

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