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COMM 322: Argumentation and Advocacy : Social

Basic argumentation theory including analysis. Research and evidence, case construction, refutation; discursive and visual argument; diverse fields of advocacy including law, politics, organizations, interpersonal relations.

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Time frame:

2004-2014

 

types of resources:

case studies

government reports

peer-reviewed articles

newspapers

magazines

books 

book chapters

 

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