Activism and Rhetoric: Theories and Contexts for Political by Seth Kahn,JongHwa Lee

By Seth Kahn,JongHwa Lee

This volume examines the position of rhetoric in today’s tradition of democratic activism. the amount takes on of the main major demanding situations presently dealing with modern rhetorical reports: (1) the contested meanings and practices of democracy and civic engagement in worldwide context, and (2) the principal position of rhetoric in democratic activist practices. In proposing various political and rhetorical struggles of their particular contexts, editors Seth Kahn and JongHwa Lee enable participants to mirror on and problematic percentages for either activist techniques to rhetorical stories, and rhetorical techniques to activist initiatives, facilitating greater figuring out the socio-political outcomes of this paintings.

With participants from widely recognized students in verbal exchange and composition reports, the gathering bargains functional situations that spotlight how rhetoric mediates, constitutes, and/or intervenes in democratic rules and practices. It additionally considers theoretical questions that recognize profound voids within the rhetorical culture (e.g., Western, neo-Aristotelian, liberal) and extend the horizon of conventional rhetorical views. It advocates new wisdom and practices that extra advertise civic engagement, social swap and democracy within the international context.

Activism and Rhetoric will be acceptable for students and scholars throughout disciplines, including rhetoric, composition, conversation reviews, political technology, cultural reviews, and women’s experiences.

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