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Public address and moral judgment : critical studies in ethical tensions

Public Address and Moral Judgment offers a critical look at the ways in which public address can enact moral codes, articulate moral judgments, and manifest ethical tensions.
Print Book, English, ©2009
Michigan State University Press, East Lansing, ©2009
Criticism, interpretation, etc
xxv, 259 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
9780870138683, 0870138685
Introduction: Ethical and moral judgment and the power of public address / Shawn J. Parry-Giles, Trevor Parry-Giles
Where is public address? : George W. Bush, Abu Ghraib, and contemporary moral discourse / Celeste Michelle Condit
George H.W. Bush and the strange disappearance of groups from civil rights talk / Vanessa B. Beasley
Public moral argument on same-sex marriage, 2000-2005 : a narrative approach / Martin J. Medhurst
Time, space, and generic reconstitution : Martin Luther King's "A time to break silence" as radical jeremiad / James Jasinski, John M. Murphy
From civilians to soldiers and back again : domestic propaganda and the discourse of public reconstitution in the U.S. Treasury's World War II bond campaign / James J. Kimble
Constituting benevolent war and imperial peace : U.S. nationalism and idyllic notions of peace and war / Shawn J. Parry-Giles
The Abu Ghraib iconic photographs : constitutive spectacles and the gendering of public moralities / Rebecca Gill, Marouf A. Hasian, Jr
Conclusion: Public address and public morality / Shawn J. Parry-Giles, Trevor Parry-Giles