In grade school, no one would have ever guessed I'd grow up to become a linguist-- I was the kid who got Cs in French and couldn't produce a trill to save my life! I went to university majoring in civil engineering-- relieved that there was no language requirement for that major. But I ended up switching to geophysics, thinking that it would be less restrictive than engineering, and that it would allow me to spend more time in the mountains (which turned out to be wishful thinking)...Read more
The Cambridge Handbook of Communication Disorders examines the full range of developmental and acquired communication disorders and provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to the epidemiology, aetiology and clinical features of these disorders.
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
insightfulview of recent developments in the research on strategic
maneuvering, which is currently prominent in the study of argumentation.