Published January 1, 1998
Textbook - 260 Pages
ISBN 9781880393284 - CAT# ER4696
Series: Landmark Essays Series
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"...genuinely insightful essays...Perhaps the best is Mark P. Moore's 'Constructing Irreconcilable Conflict: The Function of Synecdoche in the Spotted Owl Controversy.' Moore's essay gives us a glimpse of the true shaping power of rhetoric in environmental issues and guides us to a more enlightened application of it."
"Landmark Essays on Rhetoric and the Environment provides important comparative tools for studying environmental politics."
"The eleven essays reprinted in this collection map the ecotone where rhetoric and environmental politics meet. Though individual essays resist easy classification, the collection reveals important focuses of work in this sub-field. This collection provides an excellent introduction to rhetorical studies of environmental policy debates."
"Landmark Essays on Rhetoric and the Environment makes a fine companion text for a variety of curricula such as science communication, environmental communication, rhetoric, or modern American political history. Craig Waddell has succeeded in providing a wide variety of approaches and topics an din selecting, without exception, well-written articles that work together....In his introduction, Waddell identifies ten areas in need of further research, opening wide the doors for future scholars of environmental communication."
—Issues in Writing
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