ERIC Number: EJ648656
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Politeness Strategies in the 1992 Vice Presidential and Presidential Debates.
Hinck, Edward A.; Hinck, Shelly S.
Argumentation and Advocacy, v38 n4 p234-50 Spr 2002
Extends politeness theory to political debates arguing that an important element of political leadership resides in a candidate's ability to manage political image through politeness strategies in a debate. Reveals differences in face saving strategies in the debates. Considers implications for the importance of debates as campaign events and the impact of politeness strategies on debate discourse. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A