Examining Argumentation in Context

Fifteen studies on strategic maneuvering

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Examining Argumentation in Context: Fifteen studies on strategic maneuvering contains a selection of papers on strategic maneuvering in argumentative discourse. Starting point of all of these contributions is that a satisfactory analysis and evaluation of strategic maneuvering is possible only if the argumentative discourse is first situated in the communicative and interactional context in which it occurs. While some of the contributions present general views with regard to strategic maneuvering, other contributions report on the results of empirical studies, examine strategic maneuvering in a particular legal or political context, or highlight the presentational design of strategic maneuvering. Examining Argumentation in Context therefore provides an insightful view of recent developments in the research on strategic maneuvering, which is currently prominent in the study of argumentation.
[Argumentation in Context, 1]  2009.  x, 305 pp.
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Table of Contents
Preface
ix–x
Strategic maneuvering: Examining argumentation in context
Frans H. van Eemeren and Peter Houtlosser
1–24
Strategic maneuvering with dissociation
M.A. van Rees
25–39
Constrained maneuvering: Rhetoric as a rational enterprise
Christopher W. Tindale
41–59
Plausible and fallacious strategies to silence one’s opponent
Manfred Kienpointner
61–75
Strategic maneuvering in direct-to-consumer drug advertising: Argument, contestation, and institutions
G. Thomas Goodnight
77–92
Strategic manoeuvring in the justification of judicial decisions
Eveline T. Feteris
93–114
Strategic maneuvering in political argumentation
David Zarefsky
115–130
Legitimation and strategic maneuvering in the political field
Isabela Fairclough
131–151
Accusing someone of an inconsistency as a confrontational way of strategic manoeuvring
Corina Andone
153–169
Manoeuvring strategically in Prime Minister’s Question Time
Dima Mohammed
171–189
Quid pro nobis: Rhetorical stylistics for argument analysis
Jeanne Fahnestock
191–220
Shifting the topic in Dutch parliament: How presentational choices can be instrumental in strategic manoeuvring
Yvon Tonnard
221–240
The contribution of praeteritio to arguers’ confrontational strategic manoeuvres
Francisca Snoeck Henkemans
241–255
Manoeuvring with voices: The polyphonic framing of arguments in an institutional advertisement
Andrea Rocci
257–283
Persuasive effects of strategic maneuvering: Some findings from meta-analyses of experimental persuasion effects research
Daniel J. O'Keefe
285–296
About the contributors
297–302
Index
303–306
“The strength of this collection is its focus on strategic maneuvering for use in argumentation analysis. Readers of this collection will learn about the evolution, complexities, extensions, and applications of this theory. [...] The late Peter Houtlosser, to whom this book is dedicated, surely would be pleased to see so many provocative essays that his work with Van Eemeren has inspired form a wide range of disciplinary interests and from many European and North American authors.”
“An excellent collection of studies in applied argumentation, “Examining Argumentation in Context” adds significantly to the ongoing and increasingly relevant stream investigating how argumentative discourse affects and is affected by the institutional fields within which it occurs. By showing how dialectical and rhetorical strategies are jointly activated in different communicative practices in order to successfully perform the arguers' intervention in contexts, this volume constitutes a stimulating introduction to a promising book series.”
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Communication Studies

Communication Studies

Philosophy

Philosophy
BIC Subject: CFA – Philosophy of language
BISAC Subject: LAN015000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Rhetoric
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2009011543