Contents of the 1991 Conference on the Discourse of Environment Advocacy Proceedings

Cover of First COCE Proceedings

Preface and Acknowledgements

Conference Program

List of Participants

 

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

 

Environmental Management and the Public's Expectation for Fact: Reflections on the Rhetoric of Environmental Advocacy

Bruce Piasecki
 

THEMATIC SHOWCASE

Articulation, Progress, and the Environment

Kevin DeLuca
 

How to Save the Earth: The Greening of Instrumental Discourse

M. Jimmie Killingsworth and Jacqueline Palmer
 

Plastics as 'Natural Resource': Recycling Reality Through Perspective by Incongruity

Patricia Paystrup
 

The Most Dangerous Game: A Critique of 'Total Valuation' Models for Wildlife

Tarla Rai Peterson and Markus Peterson
 

(Almost) Thirteen Ways of Looking at a (1903) Land/scape (With Apologies to Wallace Stevens)

Jean Retzinger
 

Response to the panel 'Thematic Showcase'

Christine Oravec
 

PUBLIC POLICY AND COMMERCE

Freedom of Speech and Nuclear Dimensions: A Reconsideration of the Progressive Decision

Jon Bouknight
 

Environmental Semiotics: The Evolution of Ecoliteracy

Lea Hall
 

Flooding the Media to Dam a River: The Rhetoric of Nebraska's Tri-County Project, 1925 1937

Jean Retzinger
 

Planning As Persuasive And Constitutive Discourse: Exploring Electric Power Alternatives In Chicago, 1985-1990

James Throgmorton
 

The Creation of a National Park: An Analysis of the Communication Campaign Leading to the Creation of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Bruce Weaver
 

Issues in the Intersection of Environmental Discourse and Policy Discourse: A Critical Response

Dennis Jaehne
 

ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENT ADVOCACY

The Rhetoric of Eco-tage: A Counter-rationale to Burke's 'Technologism'

Elise Bedsworth Scott
 

From the Frontlines to the Headlines: A Case Study Of The First Greenpeace Campaign

Sean Cassidy
 

Case Study in American Conflict: 'Old Growth' and the Spotted Owl

Jonathan Lange
 

Russell Means' Allopathic Cure for Environmental Degradation: Leave Europe's Gaining and Return to the Natural Order's Being

Patricia Paystrup
 

MEDIA AND ADVERTISING

'Support [YOUR ISSUE HERE] Because It Will Help to Clean-Up the Environment': Advocacy Advertising and the Environment

W. Timothy Coombs
 

Shaping Patterns of Environmental Interaction: Mystification and Commodification in the Greening of America

Star Muir
 

Marketing 'Green' Claims: Environmental Salvation and Mortification

Patricia Paystrup
 

Framing EARTH FIRST!: The MacNeil-Lehrer Newshour and Redwood Summer

Harold Schlechtweg
 

LANGUAGE AND DISCOURSE

Nature and Language: A Burkean Analysis of the Role of Symbol Systems in the Environmental Movement

Carol Corbin
 

Environmental Advocacy and Speaking with Trees

Lyall Crawford
 

Exploring Connections: General Semantics and Deep Ecology

Brian McGee and Patrick Hebert
 

Seeing the Signs: A Semiotic Examination of Solid and Hazardous Wastes

Robbin Zeff
 

'Nature' as Text: Response to 'Language and Discourse'

David Williams
 

CULTURAL DISCOURSE AND ENVIRONMENT

Cultures in Conflict: Oil Development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; A Rhetorical Vision Analysis of Opposing Ways of Life

Elise Bedsworth Scott
 

Retalking Environmental Discourses From Feminist Perspectives: The Radical Potential of Ecofeminism

Connie Bullis
 

'The mountain' and 'the project': Dueling Depictions of a Natural Environment

Donal Carbaugh
 

Environmental Advocacy, 'Usable Traditions,' and the Burden of Genesis 1:28

J. Robert Cox
 

The Creation of Life Consciousness: Mediated Discourse and the Globalization of the Environment

L. Ripley Smith
 

Rhetoric, Poetic, and the Problems of Environmental Advocacy: Response to the Panel on Cultural Discourse and the Environment

James Jasinski
 

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