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- Springer 2013; US$ 39.99
TV-Debatten gehören zu den wichtigsten Ereignissen in modernen Medienwahlkämpfen. Nicht nur vor Bundestagswahlen, auch vor Landtagswahlen haben sich TV-Duelle zwischen den Spitzenkandidaten etabliert und erreichen zahlreiche Wählerinnen und Wähler. Während TV-Duelle vor Bundestagswahlen häufig untersucht werden, existieren... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2011; US$ 22.00
Tens of thousands of readers have studied and applied this practical guide to instruction in argumentation and communication since it was first published in 1961. In this fourth edition-the Fiftieth Anniversary Edition-authors Jon M. Ericson, James J. Murphy, and Raymond Bud Zeuschner have made significant revisions to improve the depth, flow,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 44.99
This authoritative history shows how forensics, as practiced in the United States, was an uneasy fusion of contradictory premises that began as a significant part of the tradition of American public address. Forensics in America: A History is significant in providing a context for understanding the role forensics may play in the 21 st Century.... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
This volume presents a collection of essays honoring Professor Thomas E. Weisskopf, one of the most prominent contributors to the field of radical economics. Beginning his academic career at Harvard before moving to the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Professor Weisskopf has spent the past forty years exploring through highly innovative and rigorous... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95
Pros and Cons: A Debaters Handbook offers a unique and invaluable guide to the arguments both for and against over 140 current controversies and global issues. Since it was first published in 1896 the handbook has been regularly updated and this nineteenth edition includes new entries on topics such as the right to possess nuclear weapons, the bailing... more...
- DK Publishing 2008; US$ 16.95
The bible for debaters and their coaches. Nearly every high school and college in America has a debate club and/or a debate team. There are hundreds of competitions at the county and state level, culminating in heated national competitions. Yet, at many high schools and colleges, coaches are drawn from the history or English departments... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 66.00
This volume will be of interest to scholars examining the relationship between culture and identity, concepts of individual and group agency in multicultural settings, and the effect that our globalising world has on regional cultural systems and local communities. From Conflict to Recognition: Moving Multiculturalism Forward grew out of research presented... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 52.95
Argumentation in Higher Education offers professors, lecturers and researchers informative guidance for teaching effective argumentation skills to their undergraduate and graduate students. This professional guide aims to make the complex topic of argumentation open and transparent. Grounded in empirical research and theory, but with student voices... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00
Controversies may be particularly prominent in one or another culture. Yet, there is hardly any culture where they do not exist. This book assumes that the practice of controversy, along with its theorization, constitutes ? in each of the cultures and disciplines where it develops ? a tradition. Whether there are enough shared elements in these traditions... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 45.00
Learning to argue and persuade in a highly competitive environment is only one aspect of life on a high-school debate team. Teenage debaters also participate in a distinct cultural world--complete with its own jargon and status system--in which they must negotiate complicated relationships with teammates, competitors, coaches, and parents as well... more...