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The Thoughtful Reader,9780155070592

The Thoughtful Reader

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9780155070592

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0155070592
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Pub. Date:
5/25/2001
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Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Based on the assumption that reading and writing are inextricably linked, THE THOUGHTFUL READER contains thematically arranged, engaging, as well as full textbook chapters to develop students reading skills.

Table of Contents

Alternate Contents xii
To the Instructor xv
To the Student xx
How to Use This Book xxi
UNIT ONE READING AND THINKING ABOUT EDUCATION
Prince Kropotkin
What True Education Should Do
2(3)
Sydney J. Harris
Angels on a Pin
5(4)
Alexander Calandra
Black Boy
9(6)
Richard Wright
Short Take: The First Book
14(1)
Becoming Educated
15(4)
Barbara Jordan
An Unrelenting Drive, and a Harvard Degree
19(5)
Jacques Steinberg
Overcoming an Invisible Handicap
24(5)
Thomas J. Cottle
Collaborative Learning
27(2)
The Teacher Who Changed My Life
29(5)
Nicholas Gage
How to Mark a Book
34(7)
Mortimer Adler
UNIT TWO READING AND THINKING ABOUT CULTURE
Ruth Benedict
Culture
41(7)
Clyde Kluckhohn
Norms
48(5)
Mary Fjeldstad
Values
53(6)
Ian Robertson
Unity in Diversity
59(7)
Donald Light
Suzanne Keller
Everyday People
66(5)
Matt Crenson
African Women in France Battle Polygamy
71(8)
Marlise Simons
Short Take: Marriage Takes Many Different Forms Throughout the World
77(2)
As a Pampered Generation Grows Up Chinese Worry
79(7)
Patrick E. Tyler
Short Take: The ``Little Emperors'' Grow Up
85(1)
Our Land: Nunavut's Inuit Women
86(3)
Yva Momatiuk
John Eastcott
A Puerto Rican Stew
89(4)
Esmeralda Santiago
Short Take: Watch Your Language!
92(1)
The United States: Land of Immigrants
93(10)
Henry Tischler
Collaborative Learning
101(2)
On Friendship
103(4)
Margaret Mead
Rhoda Metraux
Mix and Match Society: Going ``Transcultural''
107(7)
Sara Terry
Special Project: Exploring Your Own Culture
111(3)
UNIT THREE READING AND THINKING ABOUT LANGUAGE
Henry Ward Beecher
Language
114(6)
Mary Fjeldstad
The Key to Language
120(4)
Helen Keller
What's in a Name?
124(4)
Kiley Armstrong
Short Take: Update on the Name Game
127(1)
By Any Other Name
128(9)
Santha Rama Rau
Short Take: Phraseology
134(3)
Euphemisms
137(5)
Hugh Rawson
Short Take: In English Broken Here?
141(1)
Eat Those Dirty Words
142(4)
Julianne Malveaux
Short Take: Break It to Me Gently
145(1)
Symbols of Humankind
146(4)
Don Lago
Learning to Write
150(4)
Russell Baker
How to Write a Personal Letter
154(5)
Garrison Keillor
Kaffir Boy at the Typewriter
159(9)
Mark Machabane
Short Take: Speaking Different Languages
165(1)
Collaborative Learning
166(2)
Rx: Translation, Please?
168(4)
Perri Klass
Translating America
172(8)
Chris Hedges
Special Project: Language
177(3)
UNIT FOUR READING AND THINKING ABOUT WORK AND THE WORLD OF BUSINESS
Delacorte
The First Appendectomy
180(6)
William A. Nolen
Women in Science
186(4)
K. C. Cole
One Man's Kids
190(4)
Daniel Meier
Short Take: It Got Lost in the Translation
193(1)
Tired of Smile-Free Service?
194(4)
Keith Naughton
How Ethical is American Business?
198(8)
Ronni Sandroff
Darkness at Noon
206(4)
Harold Krents
Short Take: How to Get the Job You Want: Tips for the Job Hunter
209(1)
My Brilliant Interim Career
210(7)
Katherine T. Beddingfield
Short Take: Directory of Business Names
214(1)
Collaborative Learning
215(2)
Hispanic USA: The Conveyor-Belt Ladies
217(4)
Rose Del Castillo Guilbault
Less is More: A fall For Shorter Work Hours
221(10)
Barbara Brandt
Special Project: Work
226(5)
UNIT FIVE CRITICAL READING AND THINKING ABOUT CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES
John Stuart Mill
Critical Reading-Critical Thinking
231(5)
Mary Fjeldstad
Short Take: Argumentation
235(1)
When the Lullaby Ends
236(4)
Andrea Sachs
A New Genetic Test Can Foretell Agonizing Death: Would You Take It?
240(8)
Peter Gorner
If We Have It, Do We Use It?
248(5)
Nancy Gibbs
As the Tiniest Babies Grow, So Can Their Problems
253(6)
Sheryl Gay Stolberg
Who Is Fit To Be A Mother?
259(5)
Michelle Caruso
Short Take: Controversial Cases
263(1)
The Killing of Kayla
264(5)
Julie Grace
Jay Branegan
Victoria Rainert
A Crime of Compassion
269(4)
Barbara Huttmann
Dreaming of Disconnecting a Respirator
273(8)
Elissa Ely
Special Project: Research and Write an Essay on a Controversial Topic
276(5)
UNIT SIX READING AND THINKING ABOUT TEXTBOOKS
Francis Bacon
``Language and Culture'' From Looking Out/Looking in, Eighth Edition
281(10)
Ronald B. Adler
Neil Towne
``The Family'' from Sociology in a Changing World, Third Edition
291(22)
William Kornblum
``Human Resource Management and Motivation'' from Contemporary Business, Ninth Edition
313(39)
Louis E. Boone
David L. Kurtz
``Thinking and Language'' from Psychology in the New Millennium, Sixth Edition
352(22)
Spencer A. Rathus
``Introduction to the Internet and the World Wide Web'' From Understanding Computers Today and Tomorrow
374(25)
Charles S. Parker
Appendix A Previewing 399(4)
Appendix B Underlining, Annotating, and Summarizing 403(12)
Appendix C Direction Words 415(2)
Appendix D Figurative Language 417(4)
Appendix E Test-Taking 421(2)
Glossary 423(2)
Author/Title Index 425(2)
Credits 427


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