Rhetoric of President Barack Obama


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Amsden, B. (2014). Dimentions of temporality in president Obama's Tucson memorial address. Rhetoric & Public Affairs, 17, 455-476.

Arduser, L., & Koerber, A. (2014). Splitting women, producing biocitizens, and vilifying Obamacare in the 2012 presidential campaign. Women's Studies in Communication, 37, 117-137.

Arnett, R. C. (2011). Civic rhetoric—Meeting the communal interplay of the provincial and the cosmopolitan: Barack Obama’s Notre Dame Speech, May 17, 2009. Rhetoric & Public Affairs, 14, 631–672.

Coe, K., & Reitzes, M. (2010). Obama on the stump: Features and determinants of a rhetorical approach. Presidential Studies Quarterly, 40, 391-413.

Crosby, R. B. (2015). Toward a practical, civic piety: Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, and the race for national Priest. Rhetoric & Public Affairs, 18, 301-330.

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