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Critical Reading, Critical Thinking : A Contemporary Issues Approach,9780321003317

Critical Reading, Critical Thinking : A Contemporary Issues Approach

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9780321003317

ISBN10:
0321003314
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
10/1/1999
Publisher(s):
Pearson College Div
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Summary

Critical Reading, Critical Thinking offers a brief review of important developmental reading skills followed by a sequence of chapters covering critical reading. This is the first developmental reading text to take a contemporary issues approach. The examples and readings are all taken from today's headlines and news shows. The readings in Critical Reading, Critical Thinking range from animal rights to European integration to teen pregnancy to religious and cultural clashes in the United States.

Table of Contents

Contents in Detail v
Preface xi
Part One Back to Basics 1(104)
Understanding What You Read: A Review
2(48)
Getting the Most out of Your Textbooks: A Review
50(55)
Part Two Dealing with Complexity 105(116)
Critical Thinking and Contemporary Issues
106(62)
Basic Problem Solving
168(53)
Part Three Critical Reading: Evaluating What You Read 221(154)
Using Inference
222(28)
Distinguishing Between Facts and Opinions
250(24)
Recognizing Purpose and Tone
274(44)
Looking at Advertisements with a Critical Eye
318(57)
Glossary 375(2)
Credits 377(2)
Index 379


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