Civil Disobedience A Wadsworth Casebook in Argument

ISBN-10: 1413006655

ISBN-13: 9781413006650

Edition: 2005

Authors: Sharon K. Walsh, Evelyn D. Asch

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CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE, the second volume in The Wadsworth Casebooks in Argument series, covers the forms of argumentation, including how to write source-based argumentative papers, and offers a wide variety of readings based on the theme.
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List price: $74.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Cengage Heinle
Publication date: 7/26/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Jeffrey P. Ballou is an economist at Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Prior to joining Mathematica, he held faculty positions at Northeastern and Northwestern Universities. Dr Ballou's professional research spans multiple industries, including higher education and health care, areas in which he consults regularly for policy makers and institutional stakeholders. He received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University.Evelyn D. Asch is Research Coordinator at the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University. She has also taught research and writing in the humanities and social sciences at Loyola University Chicago, DePaul University, and Shimer College. Dr Asch is the author (with Sharon K. Walsh) of three college texts in the Wadsworth Casebook in Argument series: Just War (2004), Civil Disobedience (2005), and Immigration (2005). She received her Ph.D. from the Committee on the History of Culture of the University of Chicago.

Analyzing and Writing Arguments
Analyzing Arguments
Avoiding Fallacies
Writing the Source-Based Argumentative Paper
Casebook on Civil Disobedience
The Hebrew Bible: "The Midwives Disobey Pharaoh"
The Christian Bible: "What Shall We Do?" and "Is It Lawful to Pay Taxes to Caesar?"
Sophocles, Antigone
Plato, "Socrates the Gadfly" and "The Sentence of the State"
Writing Assignments
Putting Your Life on the Line?
Drama as Debate
Henry David Thoreau, "Civil Disobedience"
Leo Tolstoy, "Nonviolence as a Life Principle" and "A Letter from Tolstoy to Gandhi"
Mohandas K. Gandhi, "On Satyagraha, Nonviolence, and Civil Disobedience"
Mohandas K. Gandhi and Judah L. Magnes, "How Should the German Jews Respond to Nazi Persecution?"
Martin Luther King, Jr., "Letter from Birmingham Jail"
Writing Assignments
The Case For or Against Nonviolent Civil Disobedience
A Serious Debate
The Abolitionist Movement
Thomas Jefferson, The Declaration of Independence
William Lloyd Garrison, "Declaration of the National Anti-Slavery Convention"
Frederick Douglass, "The Evolution of an Abolitionist"
The Anti-Slavery Movement, the Slave's Only Earthly Hope, 1843
Power Concedes Nothing without a Demand, 1857
Stationmaster and Conductor on the Underground Railroad, 1892
William Still, "The Underground Railroad"
John P. Parker, "True to My Word"
Writing Assignments
The Conductors' Actions
Civil Rights Movement
Bayard Rustin, "Nonviolence vs. Jim Crow"
John Lewis, "A Young Man Joins the Civil Rights Movement"
Merrill Produfoot, from Diary of a Sit-In
Diane Nash, "The Philosophy of the 'Beloved Community'"
Photographs and Cartoons, "Recording and Interpreting: Images of the Civil Rights Movement"
Writing Assignments
To Sit In or Not to Sit In
The Civil Rights Movement in Perspective
Peace Movements
John Woolman, "On Paying Taxes"
Maurice McCrackin, "Pilgrimage of a Conscience"
Dorothy Day, "On Pilgrimage"
"Declaration of Conscience against the War in Vietnam"
James Taylor Rowland, "Against the System"
Photographs, "The Faces of Protest"
Kathy Kelly, "Civil Disobedience in My Life"
Writing Assignments
Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is!
Capstone Argument
Research Topics and Selected Civil Disobedience Bibliography
Using Sources in an Argumentative Research Essay
Research Resources
Integrating Sources into Your Writing
Documenting Sources: MLA and APA Styles
Sample Student Paper in MLA Style
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