Oppositional Discourses and Democracies

Oppositional Discourses and Democracies

by Michael Huspek

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781135226954
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/10/2009
Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 260
File size: 458 KB

About the Author

Michael Huspek is Professor of Communication at California State University, San Marcos. He is the co-editor of Transgressing Discourses: Communication and the Voice of Other.

Table of Contents

Introduction Michael Huspek  Section 1: The Limits of Imperfect Democracies and How They Are Contested  1. State Ideology and Oppositional Discourses: Conceptual and Methodological Issues Peter Jones and Chik Collins  2. Ideology, Discourse and Moral Economy: Consulting the People of North Manchester Colin Barker  3. Where State Power and Opposition Collide: Discourses of Labor Protest in a New Market Economy Charles Woolfson  Section 2: State Responses to Oppositional Discourses and Democratization from Below  4. Challenging New Laws with Old Values: Indigenous Resistance to State "Enforcement" of Children’s Rights in Ghana Janice Windborne  5. State Power and the Reconstitution of Parental Rights in U.S. Child Custody Mediation Lynn Comerford  6. Weaving and Unweaving the Rights of Public Woman: The Case of Telephone Operators at the Turn of the Twentieth Century J.S. Sutton  Section 3: Sustained Forces of Democratization and the Effectiveness of Oppositional Discourses  7. Vigilance and Solidarity in the Rhetoric of the Black Press: The Tulsa Star, Olga Idriss Davis  8. "From the Standpoint of the White Man’s World:" The Black Press and Contemporary White Media Scholarship Michael Huspek  9. Exposing the Hypocrisies of State Power: The African-American Press and the Holocaust Felecia G. Jones Ross and Sakile Kai Camara  Section 4: Normative Contours of State and Oppositional Discourses  10. The Philosophical Foundations of the Discourse Society Darryl Gunson  11. Habermas and Oppositional Public Spheres: A Stereoscopic Analysis of Competing Discourses Michael Huspek  12. The Rational Bases of Transgressive Rhetoric Michael Huspek

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