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This portable writing guide and reader presents five highly engaging chapters of readings from five disciplines (communication, psychology, sociology, health, marketing) and a brief writing guide that covers the skills of summary, critique, analysis, and synthesis.
Table of Contents
|A Note to the Student|
|How To WriteSummaries, Critiques, Syntheses, And Analyses|
|What is a Summary?|
|Can a Summary Be Objective?|
|Using the Summary|
|The Reading Process|
|How to Write Summaries|
|Critical Reading and Critique|
|What Is a Synthesis?|
|Using Your Sources|
|Types of Syntheses: Argument and Explanatory|
|How to Write Syntheses|
|The Argument Synthesis|
|Demonstration: Developing a Source-Based Argument Synthesis|
|Developing and Organizing Support for Your Arguments|
|The Comparison-and-Contrast Synthesis|
|The Explanatory Synthesis|
|What Is an Analysis?|
|Demonstration of Analysis|
|How to Write Analyses|
|Analysis: A Tool for Understanding|
|II. An Anthology of Readings|
|Marriage and Family in America|
|The Satisfactions of Housewifery and Motherhood/ Paradise Lost|
|The Radical Idea of Marrying for Love|
|The State of Our Unions, David Popenoe and Barbara Dafoe Whitehead|
|Debunking Myths about Marriage and Families|
|A Debate on Gay Marriage, Andrew Sullivan|
|Many Women at Elite Colleges Set Career Path-to Motherhood|
|What Yale Women Want, and Why It Is Misguided|
|A Marriage Agreement|
|The Myth of Co-Parenting: How It Was Supposed to Be. How It Was|
|My Problem with Her Anger|
|Obedience to Authority|
|Opinions and Social Pressure|
|The Perils of Obedience|
|Review of Stanley Milgram's Experiments on Obedience|
|The Stanford Prison Experiment|
|Disobedience as a Psychological and Moral Problem|
|Uncivil Disobedience: Violating the Rules for Breaking the Law|
|What's Happening at the Mall?|
|Shopping for American Culture|
|A Brief History of Malls|
|The Mall as Civic/Cultural Center|
|The Mall as Disneyland|
|The Mall as Prison|
|The Mall as Sacred Space|
|The Mall as Setting for Authentic Life|
|The Mall as Refuge|
|The Mall as Threat to Democratic Values|
|Mallaise: How to Know If You Have It|
|A Third of Life|
|America's Sleep-Deprived Teens Nodding off at School, Behind the Wheel, National Sleep Foundation|
|When Worlds Collide: Adolescent Need for Sleep vs. Societal Demands|
|Sleep Debt and the Mortgaged Mind|
|The Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index|
|How Sleep Debt Hurts College Students|
|Starting Time and School Life|
|New and Improved: Six Decades of Advertising|
|Advertising's Fifteen Basic Appeals|
|Making the Pitch in Print Advertising|
|Elements of Effective Layout|
|A Portfolio of Advertisements: 1945-2003|
|Appendix: A Quick Guide to Avoiding Plagiarism|
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