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The rhetoric of risk : technical documentation in hazardous environments

Author: Beverly A Sauer
Publisher: [Boca Raton] : Taylor & Francis, 2011.
Series: Rhetoric, knowledge, and society.
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This work examines rhetorical practice relating to situations of risk and how documents and communication succeed or fail in these contexts. It should be of use to scholars in technical  Read more...

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Sauer, Beverly A. (Beverly Ann), 1950-
Rhetoric of risk.
Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, ©2003
(DLC) 2001040673
(OCoLC)47767058
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Beverly A Sauer
ISBN: 9781135654870 1135654875
OCLC Number: 772920490
Notes: Print version originally published: Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 2003.
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 366 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Contents: Editor's Introduction. Introduction: The Rhetoric of Risk. Part I: The Problem of Technical Documentation in Hazardous Environments. Regulating Hazardous Environments: The Problem of Documentation. Moments of Transformation: The Cycle of Technical Documentation in Large Regulatory Industries. Acknowledging Uncertainty: Rethinking Rhetoric in a Hazardous Environment. Part II: Moments of Transformation. Reconstructing Experience: The Rhetorical Interface Between Agencies and Experience. Learning From Experience: Enlarging the Agency's Perspective in Training and Instruction. Warrants for Judgment: The Textual Representation of Embodied Sensory Experience. Part III : Documenting Experience. Embodied Experience: Representing Risk in Speech and Gesture. Manual Communication: The Negotiation of Meaning Embodied in Gesture. Part IV: Transforming Experience. Capturing Experience: The Moment of Transformation. Conclusion: The Last Canary?
Series Title: Rhetoric, knowledge, and society.
Responsibility: Beverly Sauer.
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