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LINGUIST List 22.1799

Thu Apr 21 2011

Books: Discourse Analysis/Forensic Ling/Pragmatics: Greco Morasso

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        1.     Paul Peranteau , Argumentation in Dispute Mediation: Greco Morasso

Message 1: Argumentation in Dispute Mediation: Greco Morasso
Date: 21-Apr-2011
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Argumentation in Dispute Mediation: Greco Morasso
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Title: Argumentation in Dispute Mediation
Subtitle: A reasonable way to handle conflict
Series Title: Argumentation in Context 3
Published: 2011
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=AIC%203

Author: Sara Greco Morasso
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027287274 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 95.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027287274 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 143.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027211200 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 95.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027211200 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 100.70
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027211200 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 143.00
Abstract:

The context of mediation immediately highlights the importance of
argumentation as a means to reasonably handle conflict. Argumentation in
dispute mediation
tackles this topic providing both theoretical
insights and detailed empirical argumentative analysis. Its goal is
twofold: to explore mediation as a real-life context of argumentation and
to show how an increased argumentative awareness could improve conflict
resolution.

Particular emphasis is accorded to mapping mediation through an
interdisciplinary reasoned review of existing accounts. The outline of a
conceptual framework of mediation constitutes a solid basis for the study
of argumentation in mediation. The argumentative analysis of a corpus of
mediation cases, based on the pragma-dialectical account and the Argumentum
Model of Topics, shows the mediator's moves which actually help conflicting
parties discuss reasonably. The mediator's topical potential plays a
crucial role in this relation at the levels of issue selection, evoking of
cultural-contextual premises and choice of argument schemes.

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Forensic Linguistics
                            Pragmatics
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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