Seth Kahn,JongHwa Lee's Activism and Rhetoric: Theories and Contexts for Political PDF

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 at present dealing with modern rhetorical stories: (1) the contested meanings and practices of democracy and civic engagement in worldwide context, and (2) the relevant function of rhetoric in democratic activist practices. In offering a number of political and rhetorical struggles of their particular contexts, editors Seth Kahn and JongHwa Lee permit members to mirror on and intricate chances for either activist ways to rhetorical reviews, and rhetorical techniques to activist tasks, facilitating larger figuring out the socio-political outcomes of this paintings.


With individuals from widely recognized students in conversation and composition reviews, the gathering bargains functional instances 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 additional advertise civic engagement, social swap and democracy within the international context.


Activism and Rhetoric will be applicable for students and scholars throughout disciplines, including rhetoric, composition, conversation reports, political technological know-how, cultural reports, and women’s reports.

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