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Earthtalk: Communication Empowerment for Environmental Action

Series: Praeger Series in Political Communication

Edited By: Star A Muir and Thomas L Veenendall

Praeger Publishers

Hardback | Jan 1996 | #59729 | ISBN: 027595370X
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NHBS Price: £110.00 $139/€129 approx

About this book

A communication study in how to achieve the environmental empowerment of citizens to act on specific issues.


Contents

Strategies and Tactics of Earthtalk; Ways We Talk About the Earth: An Exploration of Persuasive Tactics and Appeals in Environmental Discourse by Michael Spangle and David Knapp; Environmental Risk Communication and Community Collaboration by Laura A. Belsten; The Power of Media; Activism in a Moderate World: Media Portrayals and Audience Interpretations of Environmental Activism by David Easter; Constituting Nature Anew through Judgment: The Possibilities of Media by Kevin DeLuca; Talking to Each Other About the Environment: Using Video Production to Instruct Adolescents About Recycling by Rod Carveth and Roger Desmond; Resources of Language; Forever Wild or Forever in Battle: Metaphors of Empowerment in the Continuing Controversy Over the Adirondacks by Susan Senecah; The Rhetorical Function of "The Earth in the Balance" by Warren Sandmann; Challenging to Dominion Covenant: The Preservationist Construction of an Environmental Past by Thomas R. Flynn; Alternative Rhetorics; In Search of Ecotopia: "Radical Environmentalism" and the Possibilities of Utopian Rhetorics by John W. Delicath; Two Rivers, Two Vessels: Environmental Problem Solving in an Intercultural Context by Susan Mallon Ross; Constructing a Goddess Self in a Technological World by Trudy Milburn.

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