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Frontiers of the 21st Century: Argumentation, Debate and the Struggle for a Civil Society

Frontiers of the 21st Century: Argumentation, Debate and the Struggle for a Civi
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Author: 
Alfred C. Snider, editor
SKU: 978-1-932716-31-3
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Frontiers of the 21st Century brings together the papers presented at the 2004 and 2005 International Debate Education Association Conferences in Turkey and Estonia. Twenty-nine papers deal with topics in: Argumentation; Training Younger Debaters; Debate and the Public Sphere; Debate as an educational Method; Dangers of Debate Training; Special Topics. Among the specific topics discussed are: The Issue of Terrorism in Public Debate in Russia; The Middle School Public Debate Program, Design and Function; Thwarting Civic Skepticism: Nontraditional Pathways to Promoting Civic Virtue; The Role of Debate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language; Are We Training Better Demagogues?

Alfred C. Snider is the Edwin W. Lawrence Professor of Forensics at the University of Vermont. A debate coach for over 30 years, he has received numerous national coaching and teaching awards. For the last 20 years he has been the Director of the World Debate Institute.

Book Specs
ISBN: 
978-1-932716-31-3
Published: 
2007
Dimensions: 
8.5 x 11
Pages: 
340
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