This special issue of "Discourse Processes" addresses the topic of argumentation, with a number of articles illustrating how individuals employ argumentation in various contexts. It discusses a number of general issues relevant to recent psychological research on argumentation including the definition, goals and functions, structure, evaluation of arguments and argumentation, and the relation of narrativity and argumentation.
Argumentation in Psychology - Background Comments, J.F. Voss and J.A. Van Dyke; The Origins and Nature of Arguments - Studies in Conflict Understanding, Emotion and Negotiation, N.L. Stein and E.R. Albro; The Development of Argumentative Discourse Skill, M. Felton and D. Kuhn; Influence of Oral Discussion on Written Argument, A. Reznitskaya, R.C. Anderson et al; Changing Stances on Abortion During Case-Based Reasoning Tasks, R.S. Bernas and N.L. Stein; Science on the Web - Student Evaluations of Scientific Arguments, S.K. Brem, J. Russell and L. Weems; Narrative Structure, Information Certainty, Emotional Content and Gender as Factors in a Pseudo-Jury Decision-Making Task, J.F. Voss and J.A. Van Dyke.
Series: Special Double Issue of Discourse Processes
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 15th March 2002
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.49 x 17.58
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Number: 1