Peace Talks, What Do They Mean? Realism and Constructivism in Yasser Arafat's Public Statements Following the Oslo Accords (1994-1995)

By Tirza Hechter.

Published by The Humanities Collection

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In studying Arafat's rhetoric (1994-1995) two approaches to the rhetorical situation emerge as two general questions: Are peace-processes objective events, (Bitzer, 1968), or rhetorically constructed as exigencies (Vatz, 1973)?

Keywords: Realism; Constructivism; Rhetorical situation; Contemporary rhetoric; Speech strategies; Style; Yasser Arafat; Oslo accords, 1993.

International Journal of the Humanities, Volume 3, Issue 3, pp.167-180. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 802.810KB).

Dr. Tirza Hechter

Dr. Tirza Hechter is a lecturer of Political Science and Mass Communication. She is a member of the Israeli Communication Society, The History of Political & Social Concepts Group, attends International and National conferences in her areas of specialization: Political Myths, Political Communication, Political Rhetoric, New Media Culture and publishes in these areas.


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