Perspectives on Contemporary Issues Reading Across the Disciplines

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-03-17
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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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

Reading Critically
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
Media Studies
Film and Television
The Arts
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Poverty and Homelessness
Criminal Behavior
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
Public Health
Environmental Studies
Business and Economics
Marketing and the American Consumer
The Workplace
The Economic Impact of Outsourcing
The Global Marketplace
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