Author: Richard Holt
Publisher: Praeger
Keywords: civic, discourse, communication, third, millennium, mediated, computer, internet, language, identity, dialogue
Number of Pages: 272
Published: 2004-07-30
List price: $102.95
ISBN-10: 1567506798
ISBN-13: 9781567506792

Richard Holt draws on his extensive experience in discourse analysis and Web design to present a picture of the Internet as a potentially powerful tool of civic discourse in the third millennium. Beginning with background on two of the Internet’s most prevalent communication forms, email discussion messages and Web pages/sites, the book introduces the concepts of monologism and dialogism. Holt advocates a method of discursive analysis called dual reading, in which Internet utterance is analyzed first monologically and then, dialogically. This method is demonstrated by analyzing email dis

Authors:Carmen Sirianni, Lewis Friedland,
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: civic, policy, movement, renewal, public, empowerment, innovation, america, community
Number of Pages: 382
Published: 2001-07-02
List price: $24.95
ISBN-10: 0520226372
ISBN-13: 9780520226371

In this book, two leading experts on community action provide the first scholarly examination of the civic renewal movement that has emerged in the United States in recent decades. Sirianni Friedland examine civic innovation since the 1960s as social learning in four arenas (community organizing/development, civic environmentalism, community health, and public journalism), and they link local efforts to broader networks and to the development of "public policy for democracy." They also explore the emergence of a movement for civic renewal that builds upon the civic movements in these four aren

Authors:Kaifeng Yang, Erik Bergrud,
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Keywords: civic, engagement, international, research, network, society
Number of Pages: 332
Published: 2008-03-14
List price: $45.95
ISBN-10: 1593115571
ISBN-13: 9781593115579

a volume in Research on International Civic Engagement Series Editors Erik Bergrud, Park University and Kaifeng Yang, Florida State University The Pew Charitable Trusts defines civic engagement as "Individual and collective actions designed to identify and address issues of public concern. Civic engagement can take many forms, from individual volunteerism to organizational involvement to electoral participation. It can include efforts to directly address an issue, work with others in a community to solve a problem or interact with the institutions of representative democracy. Civic engagement

Author: William Over
Publisher: Praeger
Keywords: civic, discourse, century, third, millennium, sphere, rights, international, public, human
Number of Pages: 324
Published: 1999-08-17
List price: $39.95
ISBN-10: 1567504477
ISBN-13: 9781567504477

Human Rights in the International Public Sphere has an interdisciplinary focus and can be used as a text in communication studies, cultural studies, political science, current events, discourse analysis, area and international studies, and other courses in the social sciences and humanities.

Authors:Christine Loh, Civic Exchange,
Publisher: Hong Kong Univ Pr
Keywords: civic, exchange, study, kong, hong, democracy, creating, government, building
Number of Pages: 153
Published: 2004-08
List price: $15.00
ISBN-10: 9622096670
ISBN-13: 9789622096677

Building Democracy offers an analysis of Hong Kong’s current political situation within the larger context of its political history and its relationship to Beijing. The 12 chapters explore all the topics that are essential to building a healthy and vigorous democracy, such as: the role of political parties, democratic reform and business, accountability and open government, the media, the basic law, legislative-executive relations, the role of the civil service; development of constitutional conventions; and women in politics. Specific subjects covered include the Principal Officials Acc

Authors:K. S. Sitaram, Michael Prosser,
Publisher: Praeger
Keywords: civic, discourse, volume, millennium, communication, third, diversity, multiculturalism, cultural, global
Number of Pages: 512
Published: 1999-01-05
List price: $129.95
ISBN-10: 1567504094
ISBN-13: 9781567504095

Links the role of civic discourse and communication to their connections to civil society, both domestically and on a global basis.

Author: Peter G. Rowe
Publisher: The MIT Pre
Keywords: realism, civic
Number of Pages: 266
Published: 1999-02-26
List price: $27.00
ISBN-10: 0262681056
ISBN-13: 9780262681056

"Civic Realism is a well-timed study which will benefit everyone involved in public life--planners, designers, and users." -- Publishers Weekly A civic place belongs to everyone and yet to nobody in particular. In Civic Realism, Peter G. Rowe looks at the shape and appearance of civic places, and at the social, political, and cultural circumstances that bring them into existence. The book is as much about the making and reshaping of civic places as it is about urban architecture per se. According to Rowe, the best civic place-making occurs across the divide between the state and civil society.
  
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