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The contemporary reader

Author: Gary Goshgarian
Publisher: New York : Pearson Longman, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 9th edView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Goshgarian
ISBN: 9780205568222 020556822X
OCLC Number: 171049560
Description: xxix, 609 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface xxv Introduction: How to Read and Write Critically What Is Critical Thinking?Why Read Critically? How to Read Critically Now Cut that Out! John LeoKeep a Journal on What You Read Annotate What You Read Outline What You Read Summarize What You Read Question What You ReadAnalyze What You Read What Is Critical Thinking? Developing Ideas Brainstorming Narrowing the Topic Identifying Your Audience Developing a Thesis Understanding Your Paper's Objective Researching Selecting Sources for Your Paper Documenting Sources Organizing Your Paper Drafting Your Essay Writing Your Introduction Developing Paragraphs and Making Transitions Concluding Well Editing and Revising Using Active Voice Grammar and PunctuationProofreading Effectively Approaching Visuals Critically Images and Advertising Altoids Ad Deciphering Editorial Cartoons Cloning Cartoon Chapter 1: Fashion and Flesh: The Images We Project The Media Assault on Male Body Image, Brandon KeimNever Too Buff, John CloudCulture Shock: Mr. Universe Culture Shock: Superheroes What I Think About the Fashion World, Liz JonesCulture Shock: Get Real Ad The Natural Beauty Myth, Garance Franke-RutaWeighing In, Sandra HurtesMy Hips, My Caderas, Alisa ValdesReading the Blog: Eating Disorders: The Numbers Weight of the World, Niranjana IyerA Man's Guide to Slimming Couture, Scott McKeenCulture Shock: NorbitWhy Do We Get to Laugh at Fat Guys? Catherine Lawson Chapter: 2 Consumer Nation: Wanting It, Selling It Shop `til We Drop? Robert J. SamuelsonTargeting a New World, Joseph TurowWhat's Wrong with Cinderella? Peggy OrensteinLunchbox Hegemony, Dan CookWhich One of These Sneakers Is Me? Douglas RushkoffCulture Shock: Cartoon Branded World: The Success of the Nike Logo, Michael LevineCulture Shock: A Portfolio of AdvertisementsGapSkechersM&M'sKenneth ColeKiaApple IPod NanoHondaAbsolute on IceLux Populi, James B. TwitchellWith These Words, I Can Sell You Anything, William LutzThe Language of Advertising, Charles A. O'Neill Chapter: 3 It's All Relative: The American Family in Flux Family: Idea, Institution, and Controversy, Betty G. FarrellNumbers Drop for the Married-with-Children, BlaineHardenThe Decline of Marriage, James Q. WilsonCulture Shock: Marriage Trends in the United StatesFor Better, For Worse, Stephanie CoontzThe Cultural Devaluation of Child Rearing, David Popenoe and Barbara Dafoe WhiteheadDid I Miss Something? LowellPutnamA New Generation Is Leading the Way, Donna Jackson NakazawaCulture Shock: God-Ordained MarriageWhy the "M" Word Matters to Me, Andrew SullivanCulture Shock: Cartoon The Case Against Same Sex Marriage, Margaret A. SomervilleReading the Blog: A Really, Really, Really Long Post about Gay Marriage . . . Chapter 4: Remote Control: Television's InfluenceCan TV Improve Us?Jane RosenzweigTelevision Addiction is No Mere Metaphor, Robert Kubey and Mihaly CsikszentmihalyiOverexposure of Violence in Our Society, David MullensCulture Shock: Turn Off Your TV WeekThe Myth of Media Violence, Andrew O'HehirTV's War of Words, Deborah TannenBorn Again, Rebecca RaberThe Great TV Debate, Jason KellyThree Cheers for Reality TV, Heather HavrileskyThe Collapse of Big Media: The Young and The Restless, David T. Z. MindichAAP Discourages Television for Very Young Children, AmericanAcademyof PediatricsTV Can Be a Good Parent, Ariel Gore Chapter 5: Climate Control? The Global Warming DebateGlobal Warming: Who Loses-and Who Wins? Gregg EasterbrookGlobal Warming is an Immediate Crisis, Al GoreCulture Shock: An Inconvenient Truth Don't Believe the Hype, Richard S. LindzenReading the Blog: Please Stop Talking About the Global Warming Consensus Global Warming Heats Up, Jeffrey KlugerCulture Shock: Earth's Before and After Pics Global Warming: A Divide on Causes and Solutions, PewResearch Centerfor the People and the PressNo Change in Political Climate, Ellen GoodmanOn Comparing Global Warming Denial to Holocaust Denial, Dennis Prager Chapter: 6 Sexual Politics: Diving into the Gender GapMy Most Attractive Adversary, Madeleine Begun KaneMale Bashing on TV, Michael AbernethyCulture Shock: Men's Fault MagazineThe Men We Carry in Our Minds, Scott Russell SandersGirls, We Really Are Our Own Worst Enemies, Lyz BaranowskiIn Search of Notorious PhDs, Lindsay JohnsCulture Shock: 50 Cent The End of Herstory, Kay S. HymowitzReading the Blog: A Thursday Musing on Anti-Feminist Young Women The Science of Difference, Steven PinkerCulture Shock: Annika Sorenstam Has Another Remarkable Year For A Lady An Identity Reduced to a Burka, Semeen Issa and Laila Al-MarayatiMany Women at Elite Colleges Set Career Path to Motherhood, Louise StoryHomeward Bound, Linda HirshmanThe Year of Domesticity, David Brooks Chapter 7: The University System: Are We Making the Grade?How to Get a College Education, Jeffrey HartA's for Everyone! Alicia C. ShepardCulture Shock: CartoonWould Shakespeare Get into Swarthmore? John Katzman, Andy Lutz, and Erik OlsonAmerica's Top University, Stanley N. KatzCollege Makeover, S. Georgia NugentWho Should Get into College? John H. McWhorterWhat's Wrong with Vocational School? Charles MurrayHigher Ed, Inc., James B. TwitchellA Real Education, Christina AsquithReading the Blog: Does College Matter? Regulating Racist Speech on Campus, Charles R. Lawrence IIIMuzzling Free Speech, Harvey A. Silverglate Chapter 8: Race and Racism: Can We Be Color-Blind?Inequality, Race, and Remedy, Alan JenkinsPeople Like Us, David BrooksCulture Shock: Class and Race in America: The Legacy of Hurricane Katrina Are You a Terrorist, or Do You Play One on TV? Laura FokkenaRacial Profiling Goes Beyond Black and White, Sasha Polakow-SuranskyIn Defense of 24, Emilio Karim DabulPlease Ask Me "Who," Not "What," I Am, Jordan LiteGetting Under My Skin, Don TerryWhy I'm Black, Not African American, John H. McWhorterYou Have the Right to Remain a Target of Racial Profiling, Eugene RobinsonThe Racial Profiling Myth Lives On, Steve Chapman Chapter 9: The Immigration Debate: No More Melting Pot?Forging a New Vision of America's Melting Pot, Gregory RodriguezDo We Want Mexifornia? Victor Davis HansonCulture Shock: Immigrant ChildrenCan We Still Afford to Be a Nation of Immigrants? David M. KennedyReading the Blog: Immigration Issue Explodes Culture Shock: Anti-Immigration Rally Educating Illegal Immigrants, Todd RosenbaumImmigration Quotas vs. Individual Rights: The Moral and Practical Case for Open Immigration? Harry BinswangerCulture Shock: U.S. Census MapThe Next Americans, Tomas R. JimenezA Nation Divided by One Language, James CrawfordMy Spanish Standoff, Gabriella Kuntz Credits Index Rhetorical Contents
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