Between Scientists & Citizens


Pointers to some of the scholarly literature (mostly from argumentation studies) on topics being explored in this blog.  My CV and publications are online elsewhere.

Advocacy:  Argumentation in uncooperative settings

Goodwin, Jean. “The Noncooperative Pragmatics of Arguing.” Pragmatics in 2000:  Selected Papers from the 7th International Pragmatics Conference Ed. Nemeth, Eniko T. Vol. 2. Antwerp: International Pragmatics Association, 2001. 263-77.

Kauffeld, Fred J. “Grice without the Cooperative Principle.” Argumentation and Its Applications. Eds. Hansen, Hans V., et al. Windsor, ON: Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation, 2002.

Klonoff, Robert H., and Paul L. Colby. Winning Jury Trials:  Trial Tactics and Sponsorship Strategy. 3rd ed. Louisville, CO: National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 2007.

Appeals to authority

Goodwin, Jean. “The Authority of the IPCC First Assessment Report and the Manufacture of Consensus.” Working paper, 2009.

Goodwin, Jean. “The Authority of Wikipedia.” Argument Cultures. Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation. 2009.

Goodwin, Jean. “Cicero’s Authority.” Philosophy & Rhetoric 34  (2001): 38-60.

Goodwin, Jean. “Forms of Authority and the Real Ad Verecundiam.” Argumentation 12  (1998): 267-80.

Goodwin, Jean, and Lee Honeycutt. “When Science Goes Public:  From Technical Arguments to Appeals to Authority.” Studies in Communication Sciences 9 (2009): 19-30.

Walton, Douglas. Appeal to Expert Opinion:  Arguments from Authority. University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1997.


Entman, Robert M. “Framing: Towards Clarification of a Fractured Paradigm.” Journal of Communication 43 4 (1993): 51-58.

Nisbet, Matthew C. “Communicating Climate Change: Why Frames Matter for Public Engagement.” Environment 51  (2009): 514-18.

Nisbet, Matthew C., and Chris Mooney. “Framing Science.” Science 316 April (2007): 56.

Scheufele, Dietram A. “Framing as a Theory of Media Effects.” Journal of Communication 49  (1999): 103-22.

Issues, formation and management

Ceccarelli, Leah. “Manufactroversy:  The Art of Creating Controversy Where None Existed.” Science Progress, 2008.

Downs, Antony. “Up and Down with Ecology:  The “Issue-Attention” Cycle.” The Public Interest 28 Summer (1972): 100-12.

Goodwin, Jean. “Designing Issues.Dialectic and Rhetoric:  The Warp and Woof of Argumentation Analysis. Eds. van Eemeren, Frans H. and Peter Houtlosser. Dordrecht: Kluwer, 2002. 81-96.

Kauffeld, Fred J. “Pivotal Issues and Norms in Rhetorical Theories of Argumentation.” Dialectic and Rhetoric:  The Warp and Woof of Argumentation Analysis. Eds. Eemeren, Frans H. van and Peter Houtlosser. Dordrecht: Kluwer, 2002. 97-118.

Kingdon, John W. Agendas, Alternatives, and Public Policies. Boston: Little, Brown, 1984.

Marres, Noortje. “The Issues Deserve More Credit:  Pragmatist Contributions to the Study of Public Involvement in Controversy.” Social Studies of Science 37 5 (2007): 759-80.

Olson, Kathryn M., and G. Thomas Goodnight. “Entanglements of Consumption, Cruelty, Privacy, and Fashion: The Social Controversy over Fur.” Quarterly Journal of Speech 80  (1994): 249-76.

Long term thinking

Goodwin, Jean. “Three Faces of the Future.Argumentation & Advocacy 37  (2000): 71-85.

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March 11, 2010 at 7:26 pm