The changing conversation in America [electronic resource] :lectures from the Smithsonian / William F. Eadie, Paul E. Nelson, editors.
Contributor(s): Eadie, William F | Nelson, Paul E. (Paul Edward) | Smithsonian Institution.Material type: BookPublisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2002Description: 1 online resource (165 p. :) ill.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781452262574 (electronic bk.); 1452262578 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Conversation analysis -- United States | Discourse analysis -- United States | Communication -- United States | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Friendship | Communication | Conversation analysis | Discourse analysis | United States | Analyse de la conversation -- �Etats-Unis | Analyse du discours -- �Etats-Unis | Communication -- �Etats-Unis | Konversationsanalyse | Sprachanalyse | Aufsatzsammlung | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 302.3/46 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Papers based on lectures delivered as part of a lecture series titled Conversation in America, and presented at the Smithsonian Institution.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Based on a series of public lecturers sponsored by the Smithsonian Associates and the National Communication Association, this book provides insight into concerns that conversation is changing in negative ways in the United States, both on an interpersonal level and on a national level.
Conversation in America : changing rules, hidden dimensions / William F. Eadie, Paul E. Nelson -- Toward a national conversation about public issues / W. Barnett Pearce -- The Declaration of Independence in the rhetoric of American politics / Stephen E. Lucas -- Some distinctive features of American conversation / Donal Carbaugh -- Language and agency in the transformation of American identity / Molefi Kete Asante -- New communication technology and the changing nature of conversation / Everett M. Rogers and William B. Hart -- Political conversation : a distortion / Roderick P. Hart, Jr. -- Changing relationships, changing conversations / Julia T. Wood.
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