Argumentation 22 (3):377-393 (2008)

This paper aims at creating an adequate theoretical basis for a systematic integration of institutional insights into the pragma-dialectical analysis of argumentative exchanges that occur in institutionalised contexts. The argumentative practice of Prime Minister’s Question Time in the British House of Commons is examined, as a case in point, in order to illustrate how the knowledge of the characteristics of an institution, its rules and conventions can be integrated into the pragma-dialectical analysis. The paper highlights the role that theoretical concepts and tools such as strategic manoeuvring, argumentative activity types and dialectical profiles play in this integration
Keywords Argumentative activity type  Dialectical profile  Institutionalised argumentative practice  Prime Minister’s Question Time  Strategic manoeuvring
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DOI 10.1007/s10503-008-9090-2
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