Standing in the Intersection: Feminist Voices, Feminist Practices in Communication Studies

SUNY Press
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Building on the decades of work by women of color and allied feminists, Standing in the Intersection is the first book in more than a decade to bring communication studies and feminist intersectional theories in conversation with one another. The authors in this collection take up important conversations relating to notions of style, space, and audience, and engage with the rhetoric of significant figures, including Carol Moseley Braun, Barbara Jordan, Emma Goldman, and Audre Lorde, as well as crucial contemporary issues such as campus activism and political asylum. In doing so, they ask us to complicate notions of space, location, and movement; to be aware of and explicit with regard to our theorizing of intersecting and contradictory identities; and to think about the impact of multiple dimensions of power in understanding audiences and audiencing.
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About the author

Karma R. Chávez is Assistant Professor of Rhetoric at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Cindy L. Griffin is Professor of Communication Studies at Colorado State University. She is the author of the Invitation to Public Speaking, Fourth Edition and the coeditor (with Karen A. Foss and Sonja K. Foss) of Feminist Rhetorical Theories.

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SUNY Press
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Published on
Oct 11, 2012
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Pages
231
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ISBN
9781438444918
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Language
English
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Genres
Social Science / Women's Studies
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