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Writing in the Disciplines: A Reader for Writers,9780130484758

Writing in the Disciplines: A Reader for Writers

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4th
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9780130484758

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013048475X
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Pub. Date:
7/1/2002
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Prentice Hall
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Table of Contents

Preface xv
PART ONE Reading and Writing in the Academic Disciplines 1(190)
Preparing to Write: Active Reading
3(33)
Academic Writing: An Introduction
3(2)
Active Reading Strategies
5(1)
Prereading
6(2)
Preview the Source and Derive Questions That Will Help You Set Goals for Close Reading
6(1)
Freewrite or Brainstorm to Recall Your Prior Knowledge or Feelings About the Reading Topic
7(1)
Close Reading
8(8)
Annotate and Elaborate on the Source
9(1)
Take Content Notes
10(1)
Pose and Answer Questions About the Source
11(5)
Postreading
16(20)
Review the Source and Your Notes
16(1)
Compose Paraphrases and Summaries and Record Quotations That May Be Useful at a Later Date
16(20)
Writing an Essay in Response to a Source: An Illustration of the Writing Process
36(41)
The Reading-Writing Process
36(3)
Personal Response in Academic Writing
39(1)
Active Reading Strategies for Response Essays
40(5)
Analyze the Assignment
40(2)
Elaborate on Reading Sources
42(3)
Planning
45(5)
Formulating a Thesis
45(1)
Organizing
46(4)
Drafting
50(8)
Planning Individual Paragraphs
51(2)
Using Quotations, Paraphrases, and Summaries
53(1)
Writing Introductory Paragraphs
54(2)
Writing Conclusions
56(1)
Preparing Lists of References or Works Cited
57(1)
Titling the Essay
57(1)
Revising the Preliminary Draft
58(11)
Revising Ideas
61(1)
Revising Organization
62(1)
Revising Style
62(7)
Editing
69(8)
Manuscript Format
71(1)
Sample Response Essay
72(5)
Composing Essays Drawing from Two or More Sources: Comparison and Contrast and Synthesis
77(26)
Comparison and Contrast Essay
77(16)
Identifying Comparisons and Contrasts
78(3)
Planning Comparison and Contrast Essays
81(2)
Organizing the Comparison and Contrast Essay
83(2)
Drafting Comparison and Contrast Essays
85(1)
Sample Comparison and Contrast Essay
86(5)
Revising the Preliminary Draft
91(2)
Editing the Preliminary Draft
93(1)
Synthesizing Sources
93(10)
Sample Synthesis Essay
97(6)
Essays of Argument, Analysis, and Evaluation
103(39)
Argument: An Introduction
103(20)
Developing Support for Arguments
105(1)
Using Sources in Argument Essays
105(7)
Organizing Argumentative Essays
112(3)
Sample Argument Essay
115(6)
Revising the Preliminary Draft
121(1)
Editing the Preliminary Draft
122(1)
Analysis and Evaluation: An Introduction
123(1)
Writing an Analytical Essay
124(18)
Reading the Source and Planning Your Essay
124(1)
Clarify the Assignment, Set Your Rhetorical Goal, and Consider Your Audience
124(1)
Do a First Reading to Get a General Impression of the Text
125(1)
Reread and Ask Questions About Analyzing and Evaluating the Text
126(5)
Review Your Answers to the Questions for Analysis
131(1)
Deciding on an Organizational Plan
132(3)
Drafting
135(1)
Sample Essay of Literary Analysis
136(3)
Revising the Preliminary Draft
139(1)
Editing the Preliminary Draft
140(2)
Writing Research Papers
142(49)
The Research Paper: An Introduction
142(1)
Identifying A Research Topic
143(2)
Developing A Research Strategy
145(2)
Allocate Sufficient Time for Research
145(1)
Identify Research Questions
145(1)
Brainstorm a List of Terms or a Search Vocabulary
146(1)
Virtual Libraries
147(1)
Using Electronic Retrieval Systems
148(5)
How Computerized Information Retrieval Systems Function
148(2)
Recall versus Relevancy
150(1)
Keyword Searching
151(1)
Truncation
151(1)
Boolean Searching
152(1)
The Library or the World Wide Web? Choosing a Research Site
153(3)
Locating Information in an Academic Library
156(8)
The Library Catalog
157(3)
Periodical Indexes
160(4)
Conducting Research Using the World Wide Web
164(2)
Collecting Information on Your Own: Surveys and Interviews
166(1)
Modifying Your Search Strategy
167(1)
Evaluating Information Sources
168(1)
Excerpting Information from Sources
169(1)
Writing a Preliminary Thesis
170(2)
Planning the Research Paper
172(2)
Writing from Your Outline
174(1)
Revising
174(1)
Editing
175(16)
Sample Research Paper
175(16)
PART TWO An Anthology of Readings 191(2)
Natural Sciences and Technology 193(166)
Cloning and Reproductive Technology
197(49)
Nine Lives
198(12)
Ursula K. Le Guin
From Science Fiction to Reality
210(11)
Lee M. Silver
Dolly's Passion and Louis's Fashion
221(11)
Stephen Jay Gould
Designing Better Humans
232(4)
Carol A. Foote
Narcissus Cloned
236(6)
John J. Conley
The Economics of Cloning
242(4)
Barbara Ehrenreich
Interaction Between Machines and Humans
246(50)
In Defense of Robots
247(12)
Carl Sagan
On Classrooms, with and without Computers
259(9)
Clifford Stoll
The Intimate Machine
268(7)
Neil Frude
Electronic Expansion of Human Perception
275(9)
Warren Robinett
The Age of Simulation
284(12)
Jeremy Rifkin
Technology and Civil Liberties
296(63)
Big Brother is Watching You
297(16)
George Orwell
High-Tech Crime Fighting: The Threat to Civil Liberties
313(11)
Gene Stephens
Privacy and Technology
324(10)
Gary T. Marx
Invasion of Privacy
334(9)
Joshua Quittner
Nowhere to Hide: Lack of Privacy is the Ultimate Equalizer
343(3)
Charles Platt
Issues Regarding DNA Testing
U.S. Department of Justice
346(13)
Social Sciences 359(148)
Redefining the American Family
364(65)
Alternative Family Futures
365(9)
Frances K. Goldschneider
Linda J. Waite
Fatherhood and the Defense of Patriarchy
374(6)
Robert L. Griswold
Children of Gay Fathers
380(10)
Robert L. Barret
Bryan E. Robinson
Mothers, Daughters, and Socialization for Survival
390(9)
Patricia Hill Collins
People Don't Know Right from Wrong Anymore
399(20)
Lillian B. Rubin
Snapshots
419(10)
Helena Maria Viramontes
Social Class and Inequality
429(78)
How Many Classes are There?
430(12)
Dennis Gilbert
Joseph A. Kahl
Separation of the Classes
442(4)
Charles Murray
Rebels with a Cause
446(24)
Myron Magnet
The War Against the Poor Instead of Programs to End Poverty
470(9)
Herbert J. Gans
The Revolt of the Black Bourgeoisie
479(6)
Leonce Gaiter
Grandma Went to Smith, All Right, But She Went from Nine to Five: A Memoir
485(14)
Patricia Clark Smith
White Standard for Poverty
499(3)
Dirk Johnson
Red Anger
502(5)
R. T. Smith
Humanities 507(182)
The Community and the Individual
513(52)
Morality as a Community Affair
514(9)
Amitai Etzioni
The Meaning of One's Life
523(5)
Robert N. Bellah
Richard Madsen
William M. Sullivan
Ann Swidler
Steven M. Tipton
Multiculturalism and Individualism
528(11)
Michael Walzer
Ambivalences in American Views of Dignity
539(8)
Barry Jay Seltser
Donald E. Miller
Communitarianism, a New Threat for Gun Owners
547(5)
Christopher C. Little
Life
552(13)
Bessie Head
Rock Music and Cultural Values
565(66)
Toward an Aesthetic of Popular Music
566(19)
Simon Frith
Rock as Art
585(3)
Camille Paglia
Romanticizing Rock Music
588(18)
Theodore A. Gracyk
All Junk, All the Time
606(4)
Richard Brookhiser
Redeeming the Rap Music Experience
610(21)
Venise Berry
Literatures of Diaspora: Fiction and Nonfiction
631(58)
The Proper Respect
633(7)
Isabel Allende
Sleeping on a Wire
640(13)
David Grossman
A Different Mirror
653(14)
Ronald Takaki
Jasmine
667(10)
Bharati Mukherjee
Everyday Use
677(12)
Alice Walker
Appendix: Documenting Sources 689(20)
Rhetorical Index 709(2)
Index 711


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