Control and consolation in American culture and politics rhetoric of therapy / by Dana L. Cloud.

In this perceptive analysis, Dana Cloud traces the replacement of social and political activism by the pursuit of personal, psychological change. She identifies the new movement as the 'rhetoric of therapy', where a persuasive cultural discourse that applies concepts such as coping and ada...

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Main Author: Cloud, Dana L.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 1998.
Series:Rhetoric and society ; v. 1.
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Online Access:CONNECT