A matter of concern: Kenneth Burke, phishing, and the rhetoric of national insecurity

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This essay draws on concepts developed by Kenneth Burke to examine how a rhetoric of national insecurity has saturated phishing research and antiphishing campaigns. In response to the widespread public dispersal of antiphishing campaigns, it calls for a new terminology that challenges the underlying racial violence that characterizes its current practices.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)170-190
Number of pages21
JournalRhetoric Review
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1 2011


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  • Language and Linguistics
  • Literature and Literary Theory

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