The Struggle for Water: Increasing Demands on a Vital Resource
International Debate Education Association, 2007 - Nature - 297 pages
This title brings together a wide variety of materials on the issues and controversies surrounding the complex subject of water ownership and freshwater privatization. It presents a general overview of the state of the world's fresh water and offers articles on both sides of the privatization controversy. Sections also deal with cooperation and conflict over water resources, international trade in water, and the growing struggle between farms and cities over this scarce resource. The anthology concludes with an appendix of primary source documents from a diversity of sources representing all major viewpoints on the issue. A general introduction and introductory essays to each chapter give the reader the necessary background to put the issue in perspective.
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Speaking listening and understanding is the first text designed specifically to introduce debate to new English language speakers. Written in clear, easily accessible prose, it presents the basics of debate while avoiding the complexity and excessive cultural references that make standard texts difficult for this audience to use. Chapters- concise for ease of use - include: Debate basics - Delivery for public speaking - Organization for public speaking - debate formats - Propositions - Case development - Critical thinking - Research - Refutation and rejoinder - Note-taking and flowing - Tournaments and judges. Each chapter includes a list of important concepts and key vocabulary terms as well as exercises that will help student master the skills discussed. All definitions are listed in a glossary.
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