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Communication ethics and crisis : negotiating differences in public and private spheres / edited by S. Alyssa Groom and J. M. H. Fritz
Alternate Title Negotiating differences in public and private spheres
Madison : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, c2012
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 4th Floor  P94 .C5696 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Communication -- Moral and ethical aspects
Risk communication -- Moral and ethical aspects
Communication in organizations -- Moral and ethical aspects
Crisis management
Emergency management
Physical Description xi, 184 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Impossible to say: Walker Percy's moviegoing epideictic in crisis conditions / Craig E. Mattson -- Dialogic meeting of crisis: illuminating illusions of the death of God and Nietzche's revaluation of values / John H. Prellwitz -- Understanding anxiety: the crisis of ethical choice / Celeste Grayson Seymour -- Interpersonal crisis communication in the workplace: professional civility as ethical response to problematic interactions / Janie M. Harden Fritz -- Questioning back: engaging an organization's narrative for ethical communicative responsiveness in crisis situations / S. Alyssa Groom -- The ethical imperative of significant choice: addressing learning styles in crisis messages / Timothy L. Sellnow, Deanna D. Sellnow, and Steven Venette -- A more perfect union: recovering ethics in public dialogue / Spoma Jovanovic and Roy V. Wood -- The crisis fallacy: egoism, epistemology, and ethics in crisis communication and preparation / Pat J. Gehrke -- Communication ethics as Janus at the Gates: responding to postmodernity and the normativity of crisis / Ronald C. Arnett
Summary This collection of essays extends the conversation on communication ethics and crisis communication to offer practical wisdom for meeting the challenges of a complex and ever-changing world. In multiple contexts ranging from the intrapersonal, interpersonal, and family to the political and public, moments of crisis call us to respond from within particular standpoints that shape our understanding and our response to crisis as we grapple with contested notions of "the good" in our shared life together. With no agreed-upon set of absolutes to guide us, this moment calls us to learn from difference as we seek resources to continue the human conversation as we engage the unexpected. This collection of essays invites multiple epistemological and methodological standpoints to consider alternative ways of thinking about communication ethics and crisis
Alternate Author Groom, S. Alyssa, 1975-
Fritz, Janie M. Harden, 1961-

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