The Code Of The Debater: Introduction To Policy Debating
Publish Date: 2008-04-01
Author: Alfred Snider
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Code of the Debater provides a practical introduction to policy debate for beginners and a quick reference for experienced debaters. Sections present background on policy debate and debate tournaments; the basics of policy debate, including how to present and attack cases, deal with stock issues and disadvantages, and develop counterplans; and the role and responsibilities of each debater. Code of the Debater also helps debaters develop important skills: speaking, cross-examining, flowing, organizing, analyzing evidence, and briefing. Sections include exercises to help users put abstract ideas into practice.