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The Argument Culture

Changing the Way We Argue and Debate

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Published by Virago Press in New York, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Paginationxi, 336
Number of Pages356
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26402129M

Morton Deutsch's Handbook of Conflict Resolution, or Stephen Toulmin's The Uses of Argument, or Wiliam Ury's work Getting to Yes, Getting Past No for some practical applications. The Argument Culture: Stopping America's War of Words Words, Words, Words: Choosing the Right Words to Explain Ideas and Express Emotions (The Writing Code Series Book. The argument culture Thu, Dec 17, , The linguistics professor Deborah Tannen woke up to the phenomenon when she took time out of academia to promote her book, You Just Don't Understand.

“The Argument Culture” is a persuasive essay written by Professor Deborah Tannen. As a professor of linguistics at Georgetown University. Tannen experience in linguistic communication leads her to compose many books in this field. The Argument Culture Stopping America's War of Words. Home; The Argument Culture ×.

The Argument Culture by Deborah Tannen - A Simon & Schuster audiobook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every listener. Mar 01,  · The Argument Culture audiobook, by Deborah Tannen From the best selling author of You Just Don't Understand comes another groundbreaking examination of the way we communicate - in public, in the media, in politics, in our courtrooms and classrooms - letting us see in a new way forces that are powerfully shaping our lives. We live in a pervasive 3/5.


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In this fascinating book, Tannen shows how deeply entrenched this cultural tendency is, the forms it takes, and how it affects us every day--sometimes in useful ways, but often causing damage. The Argument Culture is a remarkable book that will change forever the way you perceive--and communicate with--the lapachecachica.com by: The author of this work identifies a mode of communication - the argument culture - that is getting in the way of understanding and needlessly polarizing lapachecachica.com: Deborah Tannen.

In this fascinating book, Tannen shows how deeply entrenched this cultural tendency is, the forms it takes, and how it affects us every day--sometimes in useful ways, but often causing damage.

The Argument Culture is a remarkable book that will change forever the way you perceive--and communicate with--the world.2/5(1). The Argument Culture is a remarkable book that will change forever the The Argument Culture book you perceive--and communicate with--the lapachecachica.com Paperback, pages Published February 9th by Ballantine Books (first published )/5.

The Argument Culture is a remarkable book that will change forever the way you perceive–and communicate with–the world. About The Argument Culture In her number one bestseller, You Just Don’t Understand, Deborah Tannen showed why talking to someone of the other sex can be like talking to someone from another world.

The argument culture urges us to approach the world--and the people in it--in an adversarial frame of lapachecachica.com: Deborah Tannen.

In this fascinating book, Tannen shows how deeply entrenched this cultural tendency is, the forms it takes, The Argument Culture book how it affects us every day--sometimes in useful ways, but often causing damage. The Argument Culture is a remarkable book that will change forever the way you perceive--and communicate with--the world.

In the argument culture, criticism, attack, or opposition are the predominant if not the only ways of responding to people or ideas. I use the phrase "culture of critique" to capture this aspect.

"Critique" in this sense is not a general term for analysis or interpretation but rather a synonym for criticism.

THE ARGUMENT CULTURE Stopping America's War of Words. Unique among Tannen's books, The Argument Culture focuses on public discourse - in the press, politics, the law, and education. Our society has become overwhelmingly adversarial, with consequences not only in our ability to solve problems but also in our personal relationships.

The news tells you what's going on, but not what to make of it. Every week New York Times Opinion columnists Ross Douthat, Michelle Goldberg and David Leonhardt explain the argument from each side.

The Argument Culture is about a pervasive warlike atmosphere that makes us approach anything we need to accomplish as a fight between two opposing sides. The argument culture urges us to regard the world--and the people in it--in an adversarial frame of mind.

The Argument Culture is about a pervasive warlike atmosphere that makes us approach anything we need to accomplish as a fight between two opposing sides. The argument culture urges us to regard the world--and the people in it--in an adversarial frame of mind.2/5(2).

Apr 26,  · Larissa MacFarquhar's critical review of ''The Argument Culture,'' by Deborah Tannen (April 5), provides fine evidence of how much the book is.

The argument culture by Deborah Tannen,Random House edition, in English - 1st lapachecachica.com by: Tannen, who has gained celebrity for analyzing male/female verbal exchanges, moves into a broader realm in this often interesting but sometimes vague book.

We live in a polarizing ``culture of critique,'' maintains Tannen (Sociolinguistics/ Georgetown Univ.; You Just Don't Understand,etc.) as she explores our compulsively combative rhetoric in such predictable areas as the mass media Author: Deborah Tannen.

Mar 01,  · From the best selling author of You Just Don't Understand comes another groundbreaking examination of the way we communicate - in public, in the media, in politics, in our courtrooms and classrooms - letting us see in a new way forces that are powerfully shaping our lives.

We live in a pervasive warlike atmosphere that makes us approach anything we need to accomplish as a fight Brand: Simon & Schuster Audio. But despite some occasional excesses and flubs, The Argument Culture is a stimulating as well as a readable book.

Tannen's chapter on the legal process does a superb job of exposing the entire. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read.

Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. Feb 01,  · Dr. Tannen's publisher proves one of her theses within the book by retitling it in the transition from hardcover to lapachecachica.com change in title which in the hardcover was "The Argument Culture: Moving from Debate to Dialogue" to the paperback "The Argument Culture: Stopping America's War of Words" illustrates her claim that the media have taken a position that only battle and Cited by: "Our spirits are corroded by living in an atmosphere of unrelenting contention — an argument culture," writes Deborah Tannen, bestselling author of You Just Don't Understand.

It takes thick skin and a strong stomach to survive in a society where opposition is always advocated as the best route to. Tannen talked about her book, The Argument Culture: Stopping America’s War of Words, published by Ballantine Books.

In the book, she posits that misunderstanding is endemic in American culture because Americans tend to believe that the best way to a common goal .Jun 25,  · article “The Argument Culture”, written by Deborah Tannen, the tendency of the American culture to encourage aggressive two-sided debates over issues is examined.

Tannen proposes that communication and effective listening in our society needs to be more lapachecachica.com the past, a conversation among people did not need to have a purpose other than to inform each other, but now .Tannen explores the roots of this argument culture, the role played by gender, and how other cultures suggest alternative ways to negotiate disagreement and mediate conflicts so that we, as a society, can find constructive and creative ways of resolving disputes and differences.