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Author: Eric Mark Kramer,Philip Dalton
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Title: Coarseness in U.S. Public Communication (The Fairleigh Dickinson University Press Series in Communication Studies)
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Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (August 31, 2012)
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Coarseness in U.S. Public Communication (The Fairleigh Dickinson University Press Series in Communication Studies) by Eric Mark Kramer,Philip Dalton



The Fairleigh Dickinson University Press in Communication Studies (Series). Philip Dalton Author Eric Mark Kramer Author (2012).

The Communication Studies Series at Fairleigh Dickinson University Press welcomes proposals from scholars for scholarly monographs and collections of previously unpublished essays on Communication theory, practice, ethics, and discourse, including work in semiotics and popular culture understood from a communication perspective. Radiohead and the Global Movement for Change: Pragmatism Not Idealism, by Phil Rose, 2015

The Fairleigh Dickinson University Press Series in Communication Studies publishes scholarly works in communication theory, practice, history, and culture. We should expect no less from a colleague whose most recent book, Prisoners of Conscience: Moral Vernaculars of Political Agency, was the recipient of two major awards: the James A. Winans and Herbert A. Wichelns Memorial Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Rhetoric and Public Address from the National Communication Association and the Rhetoric Society of America’s 2013 Book Award.

Optimistic proponents of the contributions digital technologies offer to public discourse often cite their potential to facilitate challenges to corporate media hegemony. Manifest in public displays of violence, sadism, and other offensive behavior, coarse communication titillates, antagonizes, offends, but never engages. Coarseness is destructive because it is an ever-expanding and replicating artificial discourse whose practitioners crowd public deliberation (56).

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Public expression in the United States has become increasingly coarse. Whether it s stupid, rude, base, or anti-intellectual talk, it surrounds us. Popular television, film, music, art, and even some elements of religion have become as coarse, we argue, as our often-disparaged political dialogue. This book s contention is that the . semantic environment is governed by tactics, not tact. ISBN13:9781611475036. Release Date:August 2012. Publisher:Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.

Philosophy of Communication Ethics is a unique and timely contribution to the study of communication ethics. This series of essays articulates unequivocally the intimate connection between philosophy of communication and communication ethics. This scholarly volume assumes that there is a multiplicity of communication ethics. What distinguishes one communication ethic from another is the philosophy of communication in which a particular ethic is grounded

Gail T. Fairhurst, Professor of Organizational Communication, University of Cincinnati). Aritz and Walker have assembled a truly remarkable collection about the often 'invisible' ways in which ordinary discourses becomes institutionalized in organizing contexts around the globe. Using multidisciplinary lenses, the book chapters explicate their unique theoretical and pragmatic contributions to understanding social constructions and their consequences for addressing everyday issues as well as the grand challenges of our times

Public expression in the United States has become increasingly coarse. Whether it’s stupid, rude, base, or anti-intellectual talk, it surrounds us. Popular television, film, music, art, and even some elements of religion have become as coarse, we argue, as our often-disparaged political dialogue. This book’s contention is that the U.S. semantic environment is governed by tactics, not tact. We craft messages that work—that perform their desired function. We are instrumental, strategic communicators. As such, entertainment and journalism that draw an audience, for instance, are “good.” This follows the logic that the marketplace, an aggregate of hedonically motivated individuals, decides what’s good. Market logic, when unencumbered by what some characterize as quaint human sentimentalities, liberates us to cynically communicate whatever and however we want. Whatever improves ratings, web traffic, ticket sales, concession sales, repeat purchases, and earnings is good. Embracing this communicative paradigm more fully necessitates the culture’s abandonment of collective notions of both taste and veracity, thus weakening the forces that keep individual desires in check. Our present communication environment is one that invites the hypertrophic expression of the ego, enabling elites to erode public communication standards and repeal laws and regulations resulting in immeasurable individual fortunes. Meanwhile, perpetual plutocratic rule is made even more certain by the cacophonous public noise the rest of us are busy making, leaving us incapable, disinterested, and unwilling to listen to one another.
Reviews: 2
Anarawield
This book by Dalton and Kramer has proven to be one of the most prophetic works I have ever read. They trace a decline in rational discourse and public civility across discourses from song lyrics to children's games to comedy to politics. It is time for them to reprise this work to include the current Trump era.
Dukinos
I am currently a Media/Communication college student, and I loved this book. Dalton & Kramer's arguments are well rounded and backed up by substantial evidence. The message of the book is both profound and relevant to US society at large, today. I greatly suggest that even if you are not a college Media/Communication student, that you read this well written and unable-to-put-down text. A must read.