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The rhetorical surface of democracy

Scott Welsh

The rhetorical surface of democracy

how deliberative ideals undermine democratic politics

by Scott Welsh

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Speech,
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies,
  • Democracy,
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Communication Studies,
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Democracy,
  • Rhetoric,
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Rhetoric,
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Public Speaking,
  • Political participation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementScott Welsh
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC423 .W3647 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25385216M
    ISBN 109780739150627, 9780739150641
    LC Control Number2012029482

    The Rhetorical Surface of Democracy: How Deliberative Ideals Undermine Democratic Politics. By Scott Welsh. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, ; pp. $ cloth. A ny rhetorician who has become too complacent with platitudes about “deliberative democracy” and the “common good” should welcomeScottWelsh’sbook. Principles of rhetorical democracy / Raymie E. McKerrow 96 in this rejection of the privileged position granted “deliberative reason”, but I would venture to suggest that we gain even more -we retain the right to our own humanity, as imperfect and at times repelling as that may be. This is the position that is implied in.

    Summary Chapter 5: On the Government of Democracy in America Alexis de Tocqueville begins this chapter with some enigmatic remarks about universal suffrage, commenting that such a political system does not necessarily produce all the good (or all the evils) that Europeans might expect from it.. He then discusses another apparent anomaly: the failure of democracy to . Historic levels of polarization, a disaffected and frustrated electorate, and widespread distrust of government, the news media, and traditional political leadership set the stage in for an unexpected, unlikely, and unprecedented presidential contest. Donald Trump’s campaign speeches and other rhetoric seemed on the surface to be simplistic, repetitive, and .

    The Rhetorical Surface of Demoracy: How Deliberative Ideals Undermine Democratic Politics. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, See Rhetoric Society Quarterly and Rhetoric & Public Affairs for recent reviews.   Interpreting a rhetorical context involves identifying the historical time and place of the intervention, the exigence(s) to which it is a response (a perceived problem) and any broader circumstances the intervention also seeks to shape.2 2 On historical context and the rhetorical study of concepts, see the ‘Cambridge School’ of political Cited by:


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