The Rhetoric of Agitation and Control was first published in 1971 by Bowers and Ochs. The text was revised in 1993 adding Richard Jensen as an author and in 2010 adding David Schulz as the fourth author. This paper addresses impact of this text by examining the number of times the work has been referred to in other scholarly works from 1971 until September 2012 using Google Scholar as the database. Citations were analyzed to determine how many works cited The Rhetoric of Agitation and Control, what types of publications they were, the general theme of the scholarly work in which the reference was made, and how The Rhetoric of Agitation and Control has been used in scholarly works.
Keywords: The Rhetoric of Agitation and Control, rhetorical theory, social movement theory, Donovan Ochs, John Bowers
How to Cite:
Schmidt, J. J., (2013) “The Rhetoric of Agitation and Control: Impact in Scholarly Works”, Poroi 9(2), 1-11. doi: https://doi.org/10.13008/2151-2957.1170
Rights: Copyright © 2013 Jacqueline J. Schmidt