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Rhetorical Citizenship and Public Deliberation by Kock, Christian
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Rhetorical Citizenship and Public Deliberation

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Citizenship has long been a central topic among educators, philosophers, and political theorists. Using the phrase "rhetorical citizenship" as a unifying perspective, Rhetorical Citizenship and Public Deliberation aims to develop an understanding of citizenship as a discursive phenomenon, arguing that discourse is not prefatory to real action but in many ways constitutive of civic engagement. To accomplish this, the book brings together, in a cross-disciplinary effort, contributions by scholars in fields that rarely intersect.

For the most part, discussions of citizenship have focused on aspects that are central to the "liberal" tradition of social thought--that is, questions of the freedoms and rights of citizens and groups. This collection gives voice to a "republican" conception of citizenship. Seeing participation and debate as central to being a citizen, this tradition looks back to the Greek city-states and republican Rome. Citizenship, in this sense of the word, is rhetorical citizenship. Rhetoric is thus at the core of being a citizen.

Aside from the editors, the contributors are John Adams, Paula Cossart, Jonas Gabrielsen, Jette Barnholdt Hansen, Kasper M ller Hansen, Sine N rholm Just, Ildik Kaposi, William Keith, Bart van Klink, Marie Lund Klujeff, Manfred Kraus, Oliver W. Lembcke, Berit von der Lippe, James McDonald, Niels M ller Nielsen, Tatiana Tatarchevskiy, Italo Testa, Georgia Warnke, Kristian Wedberg, and Stephen West.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Kock, Christian
Published: 05/15/2015
Publisher: Penn State University Press
ISBN: 9780271053882
Pages: 352
Weight: 1.13lbs
Size: 9.02h x 5.98w x 0.78d
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Color: Blue, Purple, White
Size: 20, 24
Material: 100% Polyester
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