by Deborah Tannen
Recommened by Professor Park Sung-hee (Media Studies). In The Argument Culture, Tannen deals with communication in the major institutions of American society the mass media, local and national politics, the legal system, and higher education scathingly criticizing the current American argument culture. The author tries to convey her message through various areas including facts, reason and arguments from the heart. Professor Park recommends this book in hopes of reviewing our own argument culture in turn, thus follow the guideline presented in the book to help reveal solutions to the problems of the argument culture.