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Community Voices: Academic, Work, and Public Readings / Edition 1

Community Voices: Academic, Work, and Public Readings / Edition 1

by Marcia F. Muth


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ISBN-13: 9780321093318
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 11/25/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 608
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface for Readers and Writers.

Reading and Writing in the Academic, Work, and Public Communities.

Part I: The Academic Community.

Introduction: Reading and Writing in the Academic Community.

A. Community Voices.

Charles Dickens: ”What Is a Horse?” from Hard Times.

Malcolm X: Prison Studies.

Mike Rose: Lilia.

Bell Hooks: Keeping Close to Home: Class and Education.

B. Community Perspectives and Issues.

Parker J. Palmer: The Quest for Community in Higher Education.

Janet Donald: Learning, Understanding, and Meaning.

Stanley N. Katz: The Pathbreaking, Fractionalized, Uncertain World of Knowledge.

Carol Aslanian: The Community College Pathway for Underprepared Students.

Deborah Tannen: The Roots of Debate in Education and the Hope of Dialogue.

Linda Lee: The Case Against College.

C. Community Ethics.

Robert Harris: Anti-Plagiarism Strategies for Research Papers.

Betsy Levonian Morgan and Ann J. Korschgen: The Ethics of Faculty Behaviour: Students' and Professors' Views.

D. Texts and Documents from the Academic Community.

College Application Essay.

Leo Stoscheck, Student Writer: Application Essay.

Letter of Advice from a Parent.

Paul J. Vermette: Improving Understanding and Increasing Grades: 4 Tips for Fall Freshman at Columbus Day, An Open Letter to My Son at College.

Essay in Response to Reading.

Elizabeth Peet, Student Writer: The Logos, Constant Change, and Wisdom: Heraclitus and Unification.

Informative Essay.

Cristina Tang, Student Writer: The Cell Cycle and Cancer.

Speculative Essay.

Margaret Harris, Student Writer: So Many Numbers—What Do You Do with the Data?

Interpretive Essay.

Bert O. States: Troping Through Proverbia.

Theoretical Essay.

John C. Meyer: Humor as a Double-Edged Sword: Four Functions of Humor in Communication.

Persuasive Essay.

Mark A. Small and Robin Kimbrough-Melton: Rethinking Justice.

Research Reflection.

Brooke Kush, Student Writer: Researching Bedlam and Madness in the Early Modern Era.

Documented Problem-Solution Essay.

Matt Woodard, Student Writer: Fueling the Revolution.

Research Paper.

Valerie Gamble, Student Writer: The Evolution of Coral-Zooxanthellae Symbioses: Implications of Coral Bleaching.

Review of a Book.

Review of Sticks and Stones: The Troublesome Success of Children's Literature from Slovenly Peter to Harry Potter, by Jack Zipes.

Gordon W. Russell: Review of Why We Watch: The Attractions of Violent Entertainment, edited by Jeffrey H. Goldstein.


John C. Simon, Thane K. Pratt, Kim E. Berlin, James R. Kowalsky, Steven G. Fancy, and Jeff S. Hatfield: Temporal Variation in Bird Counts within a Hawaiian Rainforest.

Executive Summary.

David Blacker: In Memoriam: Understanding Teaching as Public Service.

Literature Review.

Alyssa N. Bryant: ERIC Review: Community College Students: Recent Findings and Trends.

Report of Field Research.

Reasie A. Henry, Janice G. Weber, and David Yarbrough: Money Management Practices of College Students.

Report of Laboratory Study.

S. M. Carr, H. D. Marshall, K. A. Johnstone, L. M. Pynn, and G. B. Stenson: How to Tell a Sea Monster: Molecular Discrimination of Large Marine Animals of the North Atlantic.

Examination and Examination Answers.

Leslie Harkins, Professor, and Anderson Muth, Student Writer: Hitchcock Final with Answers.

Grant Proposal.

Kathryn Sorrells: Communicating Common Ground.

Graduate School Application Essay.

Melanie Dedecker, Student Writer: Statement of Purpose.

Academic Address.

Harry Mairson: In Praise of the Research University: Remarks at the Brandeis Commencement, May 1996 School of Science Ceremonies.

Web Site.

Purdue University: Online Writing Lab (OWL):


Introduction: Reading and Writing in the Work Community.

A. Community Voices.

Lisa Liu, as told to David Bacon: The Story of a Garment Worker.

Barbara Ehrenreich: Evaluation.

Marty Jones: And the Weiner Is...

Sam Walton with John Huey: Running a Successful Company: Ten Rules That Worked for Me.

B. Community Perspectives.

Dave Ulrich: Six Practices for Creating Communities of Value, Not Proximity.

Robert A. Lutz: It's Okay to Be Anal Sometimes.

Daniel Eisenberg: The Coming Job Boom.

Lee G. Bolman and Terrence E. Deal: Cracking the Hidden Code: Becoming a Cultural Sleuth.

Jeremy Rifkin: The New Culture of Capitalism.

Sally Helgesen: When Life Itself Becomes Incredibly Complex.

C. Community Ethics.

Dave Zielinski: Are You a Copyright Criminal?.

C. Fred Alford: Don't Just Do It to Save Lives.

D. Texts and Documents from the Work Community.

Job Announcement.

U.S. Army: Discover How Far You Can Go.

Wilson Quarterly: Editorial Internships.

Resume for Job Hunting.

Elizabeth Falvo, Student Writer: Marketing Resume.

Brad Roepstorff, Student Writer: Technology Resume.

Career Advice.

Jayne Swanson: Model Format for Cover Letter (Inquiry or Application).

Organizational Welcome to Employees.

Olive Garden Italian Restaurant: Welcome to the Family.

Executive Summary.

David G. Baldwin: How to Win the Blame Game.

Patricia B. Seybold: Get Inside the Lives of Your Customers.

Michael E. Porter: Strategy and the Internet.

Article in Professional Journal.

Mark Simpson: Are Incentives for Drug Abuse Treatment Too Strong?


Georgia Lesh-Laurie: Memo to CU-Denver Community.


Bill Marriott: Holiday Greetings.

J. Katherine Brown-Rowe: Dear Customer.

Stephen E. Gibson: President's Message, February 11, 2000.

Stephen E. Gibson: President's Message, February 12, 2001.

Review of an Artifact.

Michael Webb: Steel Belvedere.

Industry Report.

Marcia Mogelonsky: Young Adults: New Customers/New Foods.

Project Report and Public Information.

T-REX Transportation Expansion Project: Introduction to T-REX, Construction Photos, and Traffic Updates.


Hewlett-Packard: LaserJet Toner Cartridge Recycling Program.

Organitazional Promotion.

United Illuminating Company: Romeo and Juliet.


Glenbrook Life, Allstate Financial Group: Dedicated, Focused, and Diversified.

Web Site.

Technical Standards, Inc.:


Introduction: Reading and Writing in the Public Community.

A. Community Voices.

Severn Cullis-Suzuki: The Young Can't Wait.

Studs Terkel: Organizer: Bill Talcott.

Katherine S. Miller: Wanted: “Civic Scientists” to Educate the Public, Press and Policy Makers.

Bill Moyers: Journalism and Democracy: On the Importance of Being a “Public Nuissance.”

B. Community Perspectives and Issues.

Suzanne W. Morse: Five Building Blocks for Successful Communities.

Stan Hutton and Frances Phillips: Tuning In to the World of Nonprofit Organizations.

Jill Nelson: A Beginning.

Stephen R. Covey: The Ideal Community.

Kathleen Hall Jamieson: Preface to Everything You Think You Know About Politics...And Why You're Wrong.

Jaime A. Zobel de Ayala II: Anticipating the Community of the Future.

C. Community Ethics.

Anthony R. Pratkanis and Elliot Aronson: Our Age of Propaganda.

Peter J. Gomes: A More Excellent Way.

D. Texts and Documents from the Public Community.

Civic Declaration.

Thomas Jefferson: The Declaration of Independence.

Maude Barlow and Jeremy Rifkin: The Treaty Initiative to Share and Protect the Global Water Commons.

Civic Address.

President George W. Bush: Address to a Joint Session of Congress and the American People, September 20, 2001.

Martin Luther King, Jr.: I Have a Dream.

Call to Action.

Christie Brinkley: Why You Need to Vote.

Donna Dees-Thomases: Dear Friend.

Appeal to Supporters.

John Head and Arnie Grossman: SAFE Colorado: Sane Alternatives to the Firearms Epidemic.

National Rifle Association Foundation: Become a National Sponsor.

Susan L. Huntington: Dear Ohio State Graduate.

Richard Whittaker: Dear Subscriber.

Republican Presidential Roundtable: Invitation to the 8th Annual Republican Senatorial Regain the Majority Dinner.

Appeal to Voters.

Centennial Supporters: City of Centennial: Yes.

City of Greenwood Village: A New City?

Senator Wayne Allard: Announcement Remarks.

Tom Strickland: Strickland Announces Candidacy for U.S. Senate.

Letter to Officials.

Rice for Peace: Dear President Bush.

Rick Ashton: Dear Denver Public Library Customer.


Greenwood Village, Colorado: Newsletter.

Christine M. Ladisch: Message from Chris, CSR Today.

Civic Argument.

Maude Barlow and Tony Clarke: The Standpoint: How Common Principles and Goals Can Save the World's Water.

Civic Debate.

Fuel Economy Overview: Evolution of the Current Policy.

Senator John Kerry, Massachusetts, and Senator Christopher S. Bond, Missouri: Pro and Con: Should Congress Set Higher MPG Requirements for Cars and Light Trucks?

Position Paper.

American Civil Liberties Union: Hate Speech on Campus.


Denver Post: The ER Nightmare.

Letter to the Editor.

Sandra S. McRae: Irony in the Morning.

Linda Doran: Grateful to News for Good News on Teens.

Sarah Davidson: Orange You Feeling Threatened?

Anthony J. Fabian: A Tax, Not a Fee.

Opinion Piece.

Lynn K. Rhodes: Think You Can Teach? Pass This Test.


David Popenoe and Barbara Dafoe Whiethead: Sex without Strings, Relationships without Rings: Today's Young Singles Talk about Mating and Dating.

Public Advice.

American Automobile Association: Your Driving Costs 2003: Figuring It Out.

Nolo: Law for All: How to Make a Budget and Stick to It.

Promotional Brochure.

College of Arts and Media, University of Colorado at Denver: Artistic License.


AmeriCorps/VISTA: Change Lives...Including Your Own.


Cornell Colege: Living and Learning Program.

Anderson Muth, Peter Strutt, Drew Ahrnold, Joe Seabloom, Brian Fenoglio, and Ben Merrill, Student Writers: Proposal for a Cornell College Living and Learning Group.

Grant Proposal.

The National Fund for the United States Botanic Garden: Grant Proposal.

Web Site.

Smoke Free Movies:

College Drinking: Changing the Culture:

Guide to Themes, Topics, and Rhetorical Contents.

Index of Titles and Authors.

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