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The Changing Conversation in America
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The Changing Conversation in America
Lectures from the Smithsonian

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October 2001 | 176 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
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.

William F Eadie and Paul E Nelson
Conversation in America
Changing Rules, Hidden Dimesions  
W Barnett Pearce
Toward a National Conversation about Public Issues
Stephen E Lucas
The Declaration of Independence in the Rhetoric of American Politics
Donal Carbaugh
Some Distinctive Features of American Conversation
Molefi Kete Asante
Language and Agency in the Transformation of American Identity
Everett M Rogers and William B Hart
New Communication Technology and the Changing Nature of Conversation
Roderick P Hart Jr
Political Conversation
A Distortion  
Julia T Wood
Changing Relationships, Changing Conversations
Key features
  1. User friendly (easy to read)
  2. Addresses timely topics in the field of communication
  3. Lectures' papers are supported with scholarly references

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