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The White House speaks : presidential leadership as persuasion

Author: Craig Allen Smith; Kathy B Smith
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1994.
Series: Praeger series in political communication.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work treats presidential leadership as persuasive communication. The major theories of presidential leadership found in the literature establish the central role of persuasion, and introduce the interpretive systems approach to political communication as a theoretical framework for the study of presidential leadership as persuasion. Case studies examine recent presidents' use of public persuasion to perform  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Messages
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smith, Craig Allen, 1949 February 4-
White House speaks.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1994
(OCoLC)607810832
Online version:
Smith, Craig Allen, 1949 February 4-
White House speaks.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1994
(OCoLC)623015349
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Allen Smith; Kathy B Smith
ISBN: 0275943941 9780275943943
OCLC Number: 28801170
Description: xvi, 263 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Presidential Leadership as Persuasion --
2. The Interpretive Systems Approach to Presidential Leadership --
3. The Coalitionless President and the Pardons --
4. The Politics of Division --
5. Narrative Conflict and the Panama Canal Treaties --
6. Political Jeremiads from the Bully Pulpit --
7. Presidential Mobilization for Sacrifice --
8. The Presidency in Rhetorical Crisis --
9. Conclusions: Presidential Leadership in the 1990s.
Series Title: Praeger series in political communication.
Responsibility: Craig Allen Smith and Kathy B. Smith.

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This work treats presidential leadership as persuasive communication. Case studes examine recent US presidents' use of public persuasion to perform their leadership functions, including the sermonic  Read more...

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