By Colleen Kelley
Kelley offers an exam of Hillary Rodham Clinton's rhetorical responses to mediated models of crises within the Clinton management. She starts off by way of studying the ancient First girl, after which seems at mediated political realities commonly in addition to these of the Clinton presidency. Kelley additionally examines the rhetorical administration of political crises and the crises administration variety of First women, together with Florence Harding and Eleanor Roosevelt.The booklet specializes in the research of Hillary Rodham Clinton's rhetorical administration of crises in her husband's management, together with future health care, Travelgate, Whitewater, and allegations of sexual misconduct. Kelley's technique is grounded in Kenneth Burke's framework of language as a symbolic technique of inducing cooperation via rhetorical identity. She concludes with hypothesis relating to either the measure of good fortune of Hillary Clinton's efforts in addition to the consequences of these efforts to rhetorical and political conversation and feminist idea. This booklet might be of specific curiosity to students and researchers of the presidency and the function of the 1st woman, political conversation, and feminist stories.