Reading and Writing Short Arguments / Edition 3

Reading and Writing Short Arguments / Edition 3

by William Vesterman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0767411366

ISBN-13: 9780767411363

Pub. Date: 08/01/1999

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

With 71 selections, this brief text-reader offers a clear and concise introduction to argument and an exceptionally broad range of short arguments on contemporary issues.

Overview

With 71 selections, this brief text-reader offers a clear and concise introduction to argument and an exceptionally broad range of short arguments on contemporary issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780767411363
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
08/01/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

* indicates a selection new to this editionPART I: CURRENT CONTROVERSIES FROM THREE POINTS OF VIEW 1. WHAT KIND OF JUSTICE DO TERRORISTS DESERVE? * William Safire, Kangaroo Courts * Michelle Mulkin, No More Jury Trials for Terrorists * Jim Mann, Wartime Powers, But No War 2. ARE SUVS BAD SPORTS? *Fran Wood, �Attacks on SUV Drivers are Driving Me Up the Wall� *Paul Craig Roberts, �Fuel Economy Laws Bite Back� *Brock Yates, �Pecksnifs Can't Stop the SUV� 3. SHOULD WE REGULATE CELL PHONES? *Paul Mulshine, �End the Hands-off Policy on Cell Phone Users� *Kathleen O'Brian, �All I Wanted Was to Call the Pizzeria� *E. J. Dionne, �Tough Call on Cell Phones� 4. SHOULD WE LEGALIZE SAME-SEX MARRIAGE? *William Raspberry, �Why Fear Same-sex Marriage?� *Maggie Gallagher, �It's the Final Step in Killing Marriage� *Andrew Sullivan, �Committed Couples Would Stabilize Society� 5. FREEDOM AND THE INTERNET *Duncan Levin, G-Men and Email *Maureen Farsan, Shouting Fire in a Virtual Theater (and more...)

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