Rhetorical Citizenship and Public Deliberation – University of Copenhagen

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06 September 2012

Rhetorical Citizenship and Public Deliberation

New book from Christian Kock og Lisa Villadsen

Citizenship has long been a central topic among educators, philosophers, and political theorists. Using the phrase “rhetorical citizenship” as a unifying perspective, Rhetorical Citizenship and Public Deliberationaims to develop an understanding of citizenship as a discursive phenomenon, arguing that discourse is not prefatory to real action but in many ways constitutive of civic engagement. To accomplish this, the book brings together, in a cross-disciplinary effort, contributions by scholars in fields that rarely intersect .....

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