The public work of rhetoric : citizen-scholars and civic engagement / edited by John M. Ackerman and David J. Coogan ; foreword by Gerard A. Hauser.

Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, c2010.
xvi, 308 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.


Related name
Studies in rhetoric/communication. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 on codes / Susan C. Jarratt.
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