Environmental Rhetoric And Ecologies Of Place by Peter N. GogginEnvironmental Rhetoric And Ecologies Of Place by Peter N. Goggin

Environmental Rhetoric And Ecologies Of Place

EditorPeter N. Goggin

Hardcover | June 24, 2013

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Understanding how rhetoric, and environmental rhetoric in particular, informs and is informed by local and global ecologies contributes to our conversations about sustainability and resilience ¿ the preservation and conservation of the earth and the future of human society. This book explores some of the complex relationships, collaborations, compromises, and contradictions between human endeavor and situated discourses, identities and landscapes, social justice and natural resources, movement and geographies, unpacking and grappling with the complexities of rhetoric of presence. Making a significant contribution to exploring the complex discursive constructions of environmental rhetorics and place-based rhetorics, this collection considers discourses, actions, and adaptations concerning environmental regulations and development, sustainability, exploitation, and conservation of energy resources. Essays visit arguments on cultural values, social justice, environmental advocacy, and identity as political constructions of rhetorical place and space. Rural and urban case studies contribute to discussions of the ethics and identities of environment, and the rhetorics of environmental cartography and glocalization. Contributors represent a range of specialization across a variety of scholarly research in such fields as communication studies, rhetorical theory, social/cultural geography, technical/professional communication, cartography, anthropology, linguistics, comparative literature/ecocriticism, literacy studies, digital rhetoric/media studies, and discourse analysis. Thus, this book goes beyond the assumption that rhetorics are situated, and challenges us to consider not only how and why they are situated, but what we mean when we theorize notions of situated, place-based rhetorics.

Peter N. Goggin is Associate Professor of English at Arizona State University, US and a Senior Scholar/Scientist with ASU¿s Global Institute of Sustainability.
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Title:Environmental Rhetoric And Ecologies Of PlaceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:252 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.98 inPublished:June 24, 2013Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415818400

ISBN - 13:9780415818407

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Table of Contents

IntroductionPeter N. GogginPart I: Places We Dig (Mine) 1. A Certain Uncertainty: Drilling into the Rhetoric of the Marcellus Shale Natural Gas DevelopmentJames Guignard2. Eco-Seeing a Tradition of Colonization: Revealing Shadow Realities of Marcellus DrillingBrian Cope3. Sense of Place, Identity, and Cultural Continuity in an Arizona CommunityDeborah L. Williams & Elizabeth A. Brandt4. Mt. Taylor, New Mexico: Efforts to Provide Resilience to a Sacred Mountain Socio-Ecological SystemSally SaidPart II: Places We Build and Create5. A Land Ethic for Urban DwellersGesa E. Kirsch6. "We Face East":The Narragansett Dawnand Ecocentric Discourses of Identity and JusticeMatthew Ortoleva7. Conjuring the Farm: Constructing Agricultural Places in U.S. SchoolsCynthia R. Haller8. Digital Cities: Rhetorics of Place in Environmental Video GamesMichael Springer & Peter N. GogginPart III. Places We Travel Through, Around, and Within9. Reading theAtlas of the Patagonian Sea: Toward a Visual-Material Rhetorics of Environmental AdvocacyAmy D. Propen10. A Place of One¿s OwnSamantha Senda-Cook&Danielle Endres11. Local Flaneury: Losing and Finding One¿s PlaceJaqueline McLeod RogersPart IV. Places of Resistance and Acceptance12. From Concept to Action: Do Environmental Regulations Promote Sustainability?Becca Cammack, Linn K. Bekins, & Alison Krug13. Mapping Literacies: Land-Use Planning and the Sponsorship of PlaceRebecca Powell14. Place-Identity and the Sociospatial EnvironmentRick CarpenterAfterwordKim Donehower