Uncertainty Reduction Theory
Prediction: the ability to forecast ones own and others behavioral choices
Explanation: the ability to interpret the meaning of behavioral choices
Cognitive Uncertainty: degree of uncertainty related to cognitions
Israeli government type is based on parliamentary democracy. The
Prime Minister of Israel is the head of government and leader of a multiparty system. Executive power is exercised by the government. So Israels
government is not an Authoritarian government
Ueno: A subculture is made up of individuals who have a shared taste of styles and characteristics.
Stahl: Subcultures help to explain the social significance of the operations and formations of a given group.
Dictionary: a group ha
Geertz: Culture is just as individual to a society as a person; the only way to completely understand them is to
gain access to learn firsthand.
Hall: Cultural class is not linked to a culture until they surpass their struggle and gain
Croteau: Ideology is how people view the world including their beliefs and values towards subjects
Bourdieu: Ideology can easily be misused, depends on a concept of representation, need to have some kind of
access to absolute truth
Fiske: Popular culture is of the present time and day, not of the past.
Hall: Popular culture is unique to any given period and the forms that take place in those particular conditions
Dictionary: cultural activi
Geertz: A cultural myth embodies certain stereotypes or certain ways that a particular culture uses to function
within their community.
Dictionary: A popular belief or story that has become associated with a person, institution,
Aristotle: Rhetoric is the way of observing persuasion in any situation.
Fish: Rhetoric is used in ones favor to construct reality through persuasion.
Brummett: Visual rhetoric is constructed through symbols that emphasize what point
Rhetoric Unit Essay #3
Rhetoric and how it is used to persuade an audience is best investigated through
reflection of a rhetorical text. The Prada Summer 2012 Ad Campaign provides a strong rhetoric
that is used to persuade it
Croteau: Hegemony is tied together with concepts of culture and power that influence our social life.
Dictionary: leadership or predominant influence exercised by one nation over others, as in a confederation
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