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Interpersonal Arguing

Dale Hample

Interpersonal Arguing is an accessible review of scholarship on key elements of face-to-face arguing, which is the interpersonal exchange of reasons. Topics include frames for understanding the nature of arguing, argument situations, serial arguments, argument dialogues, and international differences in how people understand interpersonal arguing. This is a thorough survey of the leading issues involved in understanding how people argue with one another.

Acknowledgements – List of Tables – List of Figures – A Conceptual Inventory – Argument Frames – Argument Situations – Serial Arguments – The Rationality Engine – Relational Dialogues – Arguing and Culture – The Processes of Interpersonal Arguing – Appendix: Instrumentation – Index.