Image Politics

Image Politics

Author: Kevin Michael DeLuca

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136503061

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

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This exceptional volume examines “image events” as a rhetorical tactic utilized by environmental activists. Author Kevin Michael DeLuca analyzes widely televised environmentalist actions in depth to illustrate how the image event fulfills fundamental rhetorical functions in constructing and transforming identities, discourses, communities, cultures, and world views. Image Politics also exhibits how such events create opportunities for a politics that does not rely on centralized leadership or universal metanarratives. The book presents a rhetoric of the visual for our mediated age as it illuminates new political possibilities currently enacted by radical environmental groups. Chapters in the volume cover key areas of environmental activism such as: *The rhetoric of social movements; *Imaging social movements; *Environmental justice groups; and *Participatory democracy. This book is of interest to scholars and students of rhetorical theory, media and communication theory, visual theory, environmental studies, social change movements, and political theory. It will also appeal to others interested in ecology, radical environmental politics, and activism, and is an excellent supplemental text in advanced undergraduate and graduate level courses in these areas.
Image Politics
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Kevin Michael DeLuca
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-12 - Publisher: Routledge

This exceptional volume examines “image events” as a rhetorical tactic utilized by environmental activists. Author Kevin Michael DeLuca analyzes widely televised environmentalist actions in depth to illustrate how the image event fulfills fundamental rhetorical functions in constructing and transforming identities, discourses, communities, cultures, and world views. Image Politics also exhibits
The Art of Environmental Law
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Benjamin J Richardson
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-12 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Environmental law has aesthetic dimensions. Aesthetic values have shaped the making of environmental law, and in turn such law governs many of our nature-based sensory experiences. Aesthetics is also integral to understanding the very fabric of environmental law, in its institutions, procedures and discourses. The Art of Environmental Law, the
The Routledge Handbook of Environment and Communication
Language: en
Pages: 434
Authors: Anders Hansen, Robert Cox
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-05 - Publisher: Routledge

This Handbook provides a comprehensive statement and reference point for theory, research and practice with regard to environment and communication, and it does this from a perspective which is both international and multi-disciplinary in scope. Offering comprehensive critical reviews of the history and state of the art of research into
The Rhetoric of the New Political Documentary
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Thomas W Benson, Brian J Snee
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-05-23 - Publisher: SIU Press

The Rhetoric of the New Political Documentary explores the most visible and volatile element in the 2004 presidential campaign—the partisan documentary film. This collection of original critical essays by leading scholars and critics—including Shawn J. and Trevor Parry-Giles, Jennifer L. Borda, and Martin J. Medhurst—analyzes a selection of political documentaries
Image Politics in the Middle East
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Lina Khatib
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-22 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Politics in the Middle East is now 'seen' and the image is playing a central part in processes of political struggle. This is the first book in the literature to engage directly with these changing ways of communicating politics in the region - and particularly with the politics of the