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Public Policy Argumentation and Debate: A Practical Guide for Advocacy

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Description for Public Policy Argumentation and Debate: A Practical Guide for Advocacy Paperback. Beginning with the assumption that readers have already developed a basic capacity to argue, this book offers a practical guidance for determining the fundamental issues that make up a controversy and what expectations public audiences will have for advocacy based on the issues and the burdens of advocates challenging or defending the status quo. Num Pages: 164 pages. BIC Classification: CF; GTC; JPA; JPP; JPQB; KJB; KJU. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 152 x 225 x 11. Weight in Grams: 276.
Through an exclusive focus on public policy advocacy as a practical endeavor, Philip Dalton and John R. Butler depart from approaches to debate education that focus on the rules of simulated, academic debate formats. Beginning with the assumption that readers have already developed a basic capacity to argue, they offer practical guidance for determining the fundamental issues that make up a controversy and what expectations public audiences will have for advocacy based on the issues and the burdens of advocates challenging or defending the status quo. Through examples that span a wide range of advocacy situations and subjects of contemporary ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
Number of Pages
164
Place of Publication
, United States
ISBN
9781433111679
SKU
V9781433111679
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About Dalton, Philip, Butler, John R.
Philip Dalton (PhD, University of Oklahoma) is Associate Professor and Chair in the Department of Rhetoric at Hofstra University. He studies political communication and public discourse and teaches, among other courses, political communication and argumentation and debate. John R. Butler (PhD, University of Pittsburgh) has worked as a debate coach, communication professor, and consultant. He serves as ... Read more

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... lucidly presented, and made even more accessible through its use of contemporary examples and case studies. It will become standard reading in all of my courses where public discourse and political advocacy are central concerns, and argument a necessary skill - which is to say, all of them. (Charlton McIlwain, New York University) ... balance[s] ... Read more

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