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Art, Argument and Advocacy
     

Art, Argument and Advocacy

by John Meany
 
Art, Argument and Advocacy is designed to provide a theoretical and practical foundation for effective participation in academic parliamentary debate competition. It explores contemporary American and international parliamentary debate formats, offering a comprehensive examination of argument anticipation, construction and extension, case development, critical

Overview

Art, Argument and Advocacy is designed to provide a theoretical and practical foundation for effective participation in academic parliamentary debate competition. It explores contemporary American and international parliamentary debate formats, offering a comprehensive examination of argument anticipation, construction and extension, case development, critical refutation of given assumptions and data, and persuasive speaking. The text includes sample arguments, debate tactics, and practice exercises of value to both novice and experienced debaters.

This comprehensive guide to effective parliamentary debating and tournament success includes:

Practical recommendations, with an emphasis on skill development
More than 50 exercises for improved practice
Focuses on multiple parliamentary debate formats
Sophisticated performance and delivery techniques
More than 1,000 parliamentary debate topics
Comprehensive debate and argumentation glossary

Product Details

BN ID:
2940016090863
Publisher:
IDEBATE Press
Publication date:
01/09/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
510,377
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

John Meany is the Director of Forensics, Claremont McKenna College, in Claremont, California. He directs international faculty debate training and student debating workshops in the United States and abroad and authored the first parliamentary debate primer in the United States.

Kate Shuster is the Program Director, Seattle Debate Foundation, Seattle, Washington. A former National Debate Champion at Emory University, she has coached five debate teams to US national championships. A lecturer in public speaking, parliamentary debate, and argument theory, she has trained national and international students and faculty.

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