Writing in the Disciplines with APA Guidelines / Edition 4

Writing in the Disciplines with APA Guidelines / Edition 4

by Mary Lynch Lynch Kennedy, William J. Kennedy, Hadley M. Smith, Hadley M. Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 013048475X

ISBN-13: 9780130484758

Pub. Date: 01/01/2000

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

Writing in the Disciplines: A Reader for Writers, fourth edition, provides an anthology of reading that represents various rhetorical approaches across academic disciplines, such as the humanities, the natural sciences and technology, and the social sciences. These articles develop students' abilities to think critically and reason cogently as they learn the

Overview

Writing in the Disciplines: A Reader for Writers, fourth edition, provides an anthology of reading that represents various rhetorical approaches across academic disciplines, such as the humanities, the natural sciences and technology, and the social sciences. These articles develop students' abilities to think critically and reason cogently as they learn the conventions of these different disciplines.

New to this text:

  • Presents 23 percent new selections, featuring exciting and often controversial articles on current topics, including rock music and cultural values as well as cloning.
  • Increases dramatically coverage of the World Wide Web in the research section.
  • Provides new student essays, including a new essay written in APA style.
  • Gives instruction and comparisons on the new MLA and APA styles for documentation, including coverage of online sources.
  • Offers many collaborative activities in order to prepare students for group work. Students learn social skills, group dynamics, methods of interaction, and strategies for learning through these activities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130484758
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.12(d)

Table of Contents

I. READING AND WRITING IN THE ACADEMIC DISCIPLINES.

1. Preparing to Write: Active Reading.
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 and Reproductive Technology.
Nine Lives, Ursula K. LeGuin. From Science Fiction to Reality, Lee M. Silver. Dolly's Passion and Louis's Fashion, Stephen Jay Gould. Designing Better Humans, Carol A. Foote. Narcissus Cloned, John J. Conley. The Economics of Cloning, Barbara Ehrenreich.

7. Interaction Between Machines and Humans.
In Defense of Robots, Carl Sagan. On Classrooms, With and Without Computers, Clifford Stoll. The Intimate Machine, Neil Frude. Electronic Expansion of Human Perception, Warren Robinett. The Age of Simulation, Jeremy Rifkin.

8. Technology and Civil Liberties.
Big Brother Is Watching You, George Orwell. High Tech Crime Fighting: The Threat to Civil Liberties, Gene Stephens. Privacy and Technology, Gary T. Marx. Invasion of Privacy, Joshua Quittner. Nowhere to Hide: Lack of Privacy Isthe Ultimate Equalizer, Charles Platt. Issues Regarding DNA Testing, U.S. Department of Justice.

Social Sciences.

9. Redefining the American Family.
Alternative Family Futures, Frances K. Goldschneider and Linda J. Waite. Fatherhood and the Defense of Patriarchy, Robert L. Griswold. Children of Gay Fathers, Robert Barret and Bryan E. Robinson. Mothers, Daughters, and Socialization for Survival, Patricia Hill Collins. People Don't Know Right from Wrong Anymore, Lillian B. Rubin. Snapshots, Helena Maria Viramontes.

10. Social Class and Inequality.
How Many Classes Are There?, Dennis Gilbert and Joseph A. Kahl. Separation of the Classes, Charles Murray. Rebels with a Cause, Myron Magnet. The War Against the Poor Instead of Programs to End Poverty, Herbert Gans. The Revolt of the Black Bourgeoisie, Leonce Gaiter. Grandma Went to Smith, All Right, but She Went from Nine to Five: A Memoir, Patricia Clark Smith. White Standard for Poverty, Dirk Johnson. Red Anger, R. T. Smith.

Humanities.

11. The Community and the Individual.
Morality as a Community Affair, Amitai Etzioni. The Meaning of One's Life, Steven M. Tipton. Multiculturalism and Individualism, Michael Walzer. Ambivalences in American Views of Dignity, Barry Jay Seltser and Donald E. Miller. Communitarianism, A New Threat for Gun Owners, Christopher C. Little.

12. Rock Music and Cultural Values.
Toward an Aesthetic of Popular Music, Simon Firth. Rock as Art, Camille Paglia. Romanticizing Rock Music, Theodore A. Gracyk. All Junk, All the Time, Richard Brookhiser. Redeeming the Rap Music Experience, Venise Berry.

13. Literatures of Diaspora: Fiction and Nonfiction.
The Proper Respect, Isabel Allende. Sleeping on a Wire, David Grossman. A Different Mirror, Ronald Takaki. Jasmine, Bharati Mukherjee. Everyday Use, Alice Walker.

Appendix: Documenting Sources.
Rhetorical Index.
Index.

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