Participation for all: a guide to legislative debate

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In this introduction to legislative debate by student congresses (e.g. Model UN), Middleton (communication, U. of Utah) explains their rules of procedure, underlying concepts, and guidelines for implementing them. Appendices summarize information provided on encouraging quality debate and handling motions; samples of minutes and a congress schedule; and resolution, bill, amendment, ballot, and scoring templates. Suitable for coaches, judges, and hosts as well as students, the guide lacks references and an index. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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table_of_contents Student congress : an introduction -- Creating an open forum : introduction to the legislative model -- Principles and concepts of parliamentary procedure -- Motions -- Meeting in session : procedures in practice -- Calling for change : writing your resolution or bill -- Moving others to act : writing your speech of advocacy -- Creating common ground : preparing amendments -- Resolving difference/taking action : participation in committees -- Coaching : preparing students for competitive congress -- Evaluating debate : judging in competitive student congresses -- Hosting : preparing your competitive congress -- Tabulation : evaluating the competitors -- Appendixes.
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