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Katherine Ackley assumes that students respond most deeply to readings on topics relevant to their own lives. The selections included in the fifth edition of PERSPECTIVES ON CONTEMPORARY ISSUES will prompt good discussions, and the sections on reading and writing critically will lead to writing that you truly care about.
Table of Contents
|The Writing Process|
|Writing a Summary|
|Writing a Critique|
|Writing an Argument|
|Synthesizing Material and Documenting Sources Using MLA Style|
|Writing a Research Paper|
|Media Studies, Popular Culture, and The Arts|
|Video Games and Music|
|Film and Television|
|Social and Behavioral Sciences|
|Poverty and Homelessness|
|Gender and Sex Roles|
|Race and Ethnicity in America|
|Terrorism and War|
|America Abroad In Political Science|
|Science and Technology|
|Digital Technology and the Internet|
|Business and Economics|
|Marketing and the American Consumer|
|The Economic Impact of Outsourcing|
|The Global Marketplace|
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