Writing in the Disciplines: A Reader and Rhetoric for Academic Writers / Edition 6by Mary Lynch Kennedy, William J. Kennedy
Pub. Date: 07/20/2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall
This combination rhetoric/anthology shows readers how to read academic volumes effectively and how to use them as sources for papers in a variety of disciplines. Throughout, readers learn 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. The rhetoric section teaches readers the fundamental strategies for all phases of academic writingcritical reading, paraphrasing, summarizing, quoting, organizing, drafting, revising, editing, synthesizing, analyzing, researching, and developing arguments. The anthology section offers engaging reading selections that introduce readers to the issues and the methods of study in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities, and that serve as idea banks for their writing assignments. For individuals interested in a comprehensive treatment of academic writing.
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Table of ContentsI. READING AND WRITING IN THE ACADEMIC DISCIPLINES.
2. Writing an Essay in Response to a Source: An Illustration of the Writing Process.
3. Composing Essays Drawing from Two or More Sources: Comparison and Contrast and Synthesis.
4. Essays of Argument, Analysis, and Evaluation.
5. Writing Research Papers.
II. AN ANTHOLOGY OF READINGS.
Natural Sciences and Technology.6. Cloning.
7. Human/Machine Interaction.
8. Crime-Fighting Technology: Balancing Public Safety and Privacy.
Social Sciences.9. The Changing American Family.
10. Social Class and Inequality.
11. Rethinking School.
Humanities.12. Religion and Identity.
13. Literatures of Diaspora: Fiction and Nonfiction.
Appendix: Documenting Sources.
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