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Hample, Dale and Cristián Santibáñez. 2015. Orientations toward interpersonal arguing in Chile. Pragmatics 25 (3) : 453–476.
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This paper compares features and variable associations of Chilean and US interpersonal arguing amidst male and female university students. Chileans appear more motivated to argue and consider the practice as more cooperative and civil. Whereas results point to many similarities, some differences merit notice. Various measures that are routinely considered antipodes in the U.S. (e.g., impulses to access or elude arguing) bear only limited negative connections in the Chilean data.