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Writing in the Disciplines: A Reader for Writers,9780130210272

Writing in the Disciplines: A Reader for Writers

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Edition:
4th
ISBN13:

9780130210272

ISBN10:
0130210277
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/1/1999
Publisher(s):
Pearson College Div
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Summary

This reader provides a firm grounding in academic writing, showing students how to read academic texts and use them as sources for college papers. Offering a broad and comprehensive selection of readings to help students develop their abilities to think critically and reason cogently, it shows them how to work individually and collaboratively as they move through the entire process of writing from sourcesfrom reading the original source to planning, drafting and revising essays.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: Reading and Writing in the Academic Disciplines 1(190)
Preparing to Write: Active Reading
3(33)
Writing an Essay in Response to a Source: An Illustration of the Writing Process
36(41)
Composing Essays Drawing from Two or More Sources: Comparison and Contrast and Synthesis
77(26)
Essays of Argument, Analysis, and Evaluation
103(39)
Writing Research Papers
142(49)
PART TWO: An Anthology of Readings 191(498)
Natural Sciences and Technology
193(4)
Cloning and Reproductive Technology
197(49)
Interaction Between Machines and Humans
246(50)
Technology and Civil Liberties
296(68)
Social Sciences
359(5)
Redefining the American Family
364(65)
Social Class and Inequality
429(84)
Humanities
507(6)
The Community and the Individual
513(52)
Rock Music and Cultural Values
565(66)
Literatures of Diaspora: Fiction and Nonfiction
631(58)
Appendix: Documenting Sources 689(20)
Rhetorical Index 709(2)
Index 711


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