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- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 44.99
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 bislang keine umfassenden... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 52.99
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...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95
The themes of the essays in Argumentation Theory and the Rhetoric of Assent all coalesce around the general question: "When, if ever, is assent justified?" The question immediate triggers complex and multifaceted considerations of argument and, ultimately, power. In parsing out the nature of assent, the essays take divers approaches: aesthetic and... 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...
- World Bank Publications 2015; US$ 29.99
Deliberation is the process by which a group of people, each with equal voice, can - via a process of discussion and debate - reach an agreement. Deliberation and Development attempts to do two things. First, it rethinks the role of deliberation in development and shows that it has potential well beyond a narrow focus on participatory projects. Deliberation,... 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$ 52.50 US$ 42.00
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...