The Handbook presents an overview of political speech, including its history, manifestations, traditional genres, text forms, characteristic tools, medial forms, and typical functions. In addition, the 50 articles offer analyses of rhetoric based on major authors in world literature as well as international and intercultural comparison.
An overview of central aspects, tools, and phenomena of political persuasion
Combines a survey perspective with exploration of specific aspects
Includes theory and practice in other political systems, the EU Parliament, and the UN General Assembly