Perspectives on Argument

ISBN-10: 0205648975

ISBN-13: 9780205648979

Edition: 6th 2009

Authors: Nancy V. Wood
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Description: This combination rhetoric/reader helps readers develop strategies for critical reading, critical thinking, research, and writing that will help students argue clearly and convincingly. It teaches them to identify and develop arguments, to read and form reactions and opinions of their own, to analyze an audience, to seek common ground, and to use a wide, realistic range of techniques to write argument papers that express their individual views and original perspectives on modern issues. TheRhetoricportion includes clear explanations and examples of argument theory and reading and writing processes, research and documentation skills, and offers engaging, class-tested writing assignments and activities. TheReaderportion includes 75 reading selections covering seven broad issue areas and 18 more focused areas, all of contemporary concern. Unique chapters discuss argument styles, Rogerian argument, and argument and literature Material covered includes engaging with argument for reading and writing, understanding the nature of argument for reading and writing, writing a research paper that presents an argument and visual and oral argument. Readings cover a range of issues including those concerning families and relationships, education, crime and the treatment of criminals, race, culture and identity, freedom, war and issues concerning the future. For anyone interested in a clear presentation of argument theory applied to written, visual and oral forms.

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Book details

List price: $86.60
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall Higher Education
Publication date: 11/5/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 792
Size: 7.25" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.926
Language: English

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Alphabetical Listing of Issues in the Essays
Adultolescents
Affirmative action
African Americans and cultural identity
America, and world opinion
Annoyances, coping with Asian Americans and cultural identity
Barbie dolls and self image
Burning churches
Capital punishment
Childrenrsquo;s education
Civic responsibility, individual contributions
Civil rights and Rosa Parks Cloning College
absence policies
grading policies
expenses
Community Service and the armed forces
Criminals and death penalty and dog training in prison and theater in prison
educating
hiring
treatment of underage
Cross-cultural communication
Culture conflicts and identity
Drug problems
Environmental problems and economics
attitudes towards biodegradable clothing
global warming
green jobs
pollution
rain forests
solutions to spotted owl and animal rights
wolves in Alaska
Ethnic makeup and DNA tests
Families
chores and pay
divorce
late mothe
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