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Under pressure : coal industry rhetoric and neoliberalism

Author: Jennifer J Schneider; Steve Schwarze; Peter K Bsumek; Jennifer Ann Peeples
Publisher: London : Palgrave Macmillan, [2016] ©2016
Series: Palgrave studies in media and environmental communication.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines five rhetorical strategies used by the US coal industry to advance its interests in the face of growing economic and environmental pressures: industrial apocalyptic, corporate ventriloquism, technological shell game, hypocrite's trap, and energy utopia. The authors argue that these strategies appeal to and reinforce neoliberalism, a discourse and set of practices that privilege market rationality  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer J Schneider; Steve Schwarze; Peter K Bsumek; Jennifer Ann Peeples
ISBN: 9781137533142 1137533145
OCLC Number: 934194358
Description: xiii, 189 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1.Coal Under Pressure.- 2.Industrial Apocalyptic.- 3.Corporate Ventriloquism.- 4.Technological Shell Game.- 5.Hypocrite's Trap.- 6.Energy Utopia.- 7.Coal and the Contradictions of Neoliberalism
Series Title: Palgrave studies in media and environmental communication.
Responsibility: Jen Schneider, Steve Schwarze, Peter K. Bsumek, Jennifer Peeples.

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This book examines five rhetorical strategies used by the US coal industry to advance its interests in the face of growing economic and environmental pressures: industrial apocalyptic, corporate  Read more...
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