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The Changing Conversation in America

The Changing Conversation in America
Lectures from the Smithsonian

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July 2012 | 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

William F. Eadie

William F. Eadie (Ph.D., Purdue) is Director of the School of Communication at San Diego State University, where he is responsible for leadership of a large program of 2,300 student majors and 125 faculty encompassing all aspects of communication, media, and journalism.  Prior to joining SDSU in 2001, he was Associate Director of the National Communication Association (NCA) in Washington, DC, where he worked with researchers and promoted communication research to a variety of audiences.  His other faculty appointments have been at Ohio University and California State University, Northridge, and he has served as an adjunct of... More About Author

Paul E. Nelson

Hired by NDSU in the year 2000 to chair the Department of Communication and to launch a new doctoral program with my spouse, Dr. Judy C. Pearson, I am now head of the department. I teach undergraduate courses because that is my preference. I have professed and administered at the University of Missouri, Iowa State University, Ohio University, and Virginia Tech, before coming to NDSU. I was Dean of the College of Communication at Ohio University for fifteen years.... More About Author

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