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Title Public relations inquiry as rhetorical criticism : case studies of corporate discourse and social influence / edited by William N. Elwood
Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1995


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Description xi, 333 pages ; 24 cm
Series Praeger series in political communication, 1062-5623
Praeger series in political communication.
Contents 1. Public Relations Is a Rhetorical Experience: The Integral Principle in Case Study Analysis / William N. Elwood -- 2. Scandalous Rhetorics / Barry Brummett -- 3. Mobil's Epideictic Advocacy: "Observations" of Prometheus Bound / Richard E. Crable and Steven L. Vibbert -- 4. The Engineering of Outrage: Mediated Constructions of Risk in the Alar Controversy / Jamie Press Lacey and John T. Llewellyn -- 5. "I Am a Scientologist": The Image Management of Identity / Jeffrey L. Courtright -- 6. Plastic as Planet-Saving "Natural Resource": Advertising to Recycle an Industry's Reality / Patricia Paystrup -- 7. From "We Didn't Do It" to "It's Not Our Fault": The Use of Apologia in Public Relations Crises / Keith Michael Hearit -- 8. Philip Morris Magazine: An Innovation in Grass Roots Issue Management / Rachel L. Holloway -- 9. Janus in the Looking Glass: The Management of Organizational Identity in Corporate Recruitment Videos / Theresa A. Russell-Loretz
10. The Rhetoric of Indoctrination: A Critical Analysis of New Employee Orientation / Mitchell S. McKinney -- 11. SANE/Freeze, Issue Status, and Rhetorical Diversification / Michael F. Smith -- 12. Issue Management During Corporate Mergers: A Case Study of AT&T and NCR / Kelly Fudge -- 13. Communication in Ballot Issue Campaigns: A Rhetorical Analysis of the 1991 Cincinnati Public Schools Levy Campaign / Jeffrey P. Joiner and Kathleen M. German -- 14. Public Relations and the Ethics of the Moment: The Anatomy of a Local Ballot Issue Campaign / William N. Elwood -- 15. Critical Theory in Public Relations Inquiry: Future Directions for Analysis in a Public Relations Context / Kathleen M. German
Analysis Public relations
Notes Bibliography: p295-325. _ Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [295]-325) and index
Subject Public relations -- United States -- Case studies.
Author Elwood, William N.
LC no. 94042837
ISBN 0275949710
0275951502 (paperback)