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  • Seeing Spotsby William Benoit

    Greenwood Publishing Group 1999; US$ 111.00

    A study of presidential television spots from 1952 to 1996. More than 1600 spots are covered, from both primary and general campaigns. It uses the Functional Theory of Political Campaign Discourse, analyzing themes in spots such as acclaims, attacks and defences. more...

  • The Rhetoric of First Lady Hillary Rodham Clintonby Colleen Kelley

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2001; US$ 115.00

    An examination of Hillary Rodham Clinton's rhetorical responses to mediated versions of crises in the Clinton Administration. It begins by exploring the "historical" First Lady, and then looks at mediated political realities in general as well as those of the Clinton presidency. more...

  • Policy as Practiceby Margaret Sutton

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2001; US$ 132.00

    This volume brings together scholars working on ethnographic policy studies to debate and provisionally chart the methodological and theoretical parameters of such a project. It is divided into three sections on theory, methods, and experiences, and features field experiences and case studies. more...

  • The Remaking of the Chinese Character and Identity in the 21st Centuryby Wenshan Jia

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2001; US$ 130.00

    A discussion of indigenous Chinese cultural practices, such as face practices, and their role in civic discourse. It shows that Chinese character and identity are primarily functions of communication, and so these practices are important in reconstructing Chinese identity in the 21st century. more...

  • A Race Against Timeby James Cibulka; William Lowe Boyd

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2003; US$ 77.00

    Three approaches to the reform of urban school governance are discussed and analyzed, using data from seven large cities (Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York), national trends, and a statewide analysis of Maryland's school accountability system. The first approach, systems reform, focuses on improving... more...

  • Finding the Wordsby Thomas Moriarty

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2003; US$ 85.00

    The author accounts for South Africa's transition from apartheid to democracy from a rhetorical perspective. Based on an exhaustive analysis of hundreds of public statements made by South Africa's leaders from 1985 to the present, Moriarty shows how key constructions of the political scene paved the way for negotiations, elections, and national reconciliation.... more...

  • Human Dignity and Contemporary Liberalismby Brad Stetson

    Greenwood Publishing Group 1998; US$ 100.00

    This critique of the theory and practice of contemporary liberalism argues that a corrupted understanding of human dignity prevails on contemporary American life and, as a result, the country's civic and political practice is riddled with confusion and frustration. more...

  • Privatization in Central and Eastern Europeby Demetrius Iatridis

    Greenwood Publishing Group 1998; US$ 120.00

    These essays examine how privatization in Central and Eastern Europe is perceived and implemented showing how economic reform is pursued at the expense of social welfare. more...

  • Social Transformation and Private Education in Chinaby Jing Lin

    Greenwood Publishing Group 1999; US$ 125.00

    A study of the development, characteristics, problems, issues and future prospects of private schools and universities in China after 1978. It is based on fieldwork at about 40 private and public schools, and it includes social response and government reactions towards private education. more...

  • Student's Guide to Landmark Congressional Laws on the First Amendmentby Clyde E. Willis

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2002; US$ 60.00

    This resource provides the edited and explained text of 31 landmark Congressional laws in all areas of First Amendment rights - from internal security to symbolic speech, campaign financing, obscenity, intellectual property, and freedom of religion. more...