ISBN-10:
0321317432
ISBN-13:
9780321317438
Pub. Date:
01/11/2008
Publisher:
Longman
Real Texts: Reading and Writing across the Disciplines / Edition 1

Real Texts: Reading and Writing across the Disciplines / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780321317438
Publisher: Longman
Publication date: 01/11/2008
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 528
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Section One: Reading, Writing, and Rhetorical Choice

Ch.1: Understanding What A Writer Says

Ch.2: Understanding How A Writer Persuades Readers

Section Two: Analyzing People and Culture

Chapter 3. Speech Communication: Analyzing Audiences

Writing in Speech Communication: Speech to the Annual White House Prayer Breakfast, September 11, 1998, President William Clinton.

Notes on Grammar, Style, and Rhetoric: “Sentence Subjects”

Student Writing: “Apologizing to Friends, Enemies, and Everyone in between: Analyzing Clinton's Rhetoric,” Laura McGiness.

Public Writing: Post-Katrina Speech from Jackson Square, New Orleans, September 15, 2005, President George W. Bush.

More Writing in Speech Communication: “Rhetoric to Forestall Impeachment,” Karlyn Kohrs Campbell and Kathleen Hall Jamieson.

Writing Assignments: Applications, Connections, Research

Chapter 4. Religion and Society: Analyzing Cultural Assumptions

Writing in Religion: “Civil Religion in America,” Robert Bellah.

Notes on Grammar, Style, and Rhetoric: “First-Person Pronouns”

Student Writing: “Peter Berger and the Study of Religion: An Examination of Sociological Method,” Philip Park.

Public Writing: “Letter to the Editor: Religion and War,” Bruce Lincoln, et. al.

More Writing in Religion: “Beyond Belief,” Hana Rosen.

Writing Assignments: Applications, Connections, Research

Chapter 5. Chemistry: Summarizing Research

Writing in Chemistry: “Aging, Bioavailability, and Overestimation of Risk from Environmental Pollutants,” Martin Alexander.

Notes on Grammar, Style, and Rhetoric: “Uses of Old Information”

Student Writing: “Introduction,” to “Bioremediation of Pentachlorophenol,” Arianne Folkema.

Public Writing: “Realms of the Soil,” in Silent Spring, Rachel Carson.

More Writing in Chemistry: “Health and Environmental Consequences of the World Trade Center Disaster,” Philip J. Landrigan, et. al.

Writing Assignments: Applications, Connections, Research

Chapter 6. Art History: Interpreting Culture Through Visual Arts

Writing in Art History: “Bloodletting and the Vision Quest,” Linda Schele and Mary Ellen Miller.

Notes on Grammar, Style, and Rhetoric: “Assertiveness and Honesty in Interpretation”

Student Writing: “Images of the Oba: A Study in the Paradoxical Nature of Benin Kingship,” Rebecca Merz.

Public Writing: “Pieter Breugel the Elder, ‘Beekeepers.’” Michiele C. Plomp.

More Writing in Art History: “Profile: Jaune Quick-to-See Smith,” Craig McDaniel and Jean Robertson.

Writing Assignments: Applications, Connections, Research

Section Three: Reporting Knowledge

Chapter 7. Political Science: Building Knowledgeable Arguments

Writing in Political Science: “Kant or Cant: The Myth of Democratic Peace,” Christopher Layne.

Notes on Grammar, Style, and Rhetoric: “Textual Coherence”

Student Writing: “Democratic Consolidation in Israel?” Robin King.

Public Writing: “Bowling for Democracy,” Orlando Patterson and Jason Kaufman.

More Writing in Political Science: “Iraq and the Democratic Peace: Who Says Democracies Don't Fight?” John M. Owen IV

Writing Assignments: Applications, Connections, Research

Chapter 8. Biology: Describing Nature

Writing in Biology: “Influence of training and match intensity on injuries in rugby league,” Tim J. Gabbett.

Notes on Grammar, Style, and Rhetoric: “Passive Verbs”

Student Writing: “Lab Report: Linkage between 3 genes in Drosophila,” Stephanie McElroy.

Public Writing: “The Female Hurt,” Marguerite Holloway.

More Writing in Biology: “Molecular Structure of Nucleic Acids,” Watson, J. D. & Crick, F. H. C.

Writing Assignments: Applications, Connections, Research

Chapter 9. Sociology: Searching for Causes of Social Problems

Writing in Sociology: “Constraints into Preferences: Gender States and Emerging Career Aspirations,” Shelley J. Correll.

Notes on Grammar, Style, and Rhetoric: “Noun Phrases”

Student Writing: “The Politics of Cohabitation,” Joy Van Marion.

Public Writing: “Why marriage today takes more love, work–from both partners,” Stephanie Coontz.

More Writing in Sociology: “Unmarried with Children,” Kathryn Edin and Maria Kefalas.

Writing Assignments: Applications, Connections, Research

Chapter 10. Biotechnology: Building Consensus with Knowledge

Writing in Biotechnology: “Feeding the world in the twenty-first century,” Gordon Conway and Gary Toenniessen.

Notes on Grammar, Style, and Rhetoric: “Hedges in Persuasive Writing”

Student Writing: “The Insurance Industry and Adult Preventative Genetic Screening: An evil beast using awesome powers for harm?” Meghan Sheehan.

Public Writing: “Stem Cell Research,” Richard O. Lempert and Jack E. Dixon.

More Writing in Biotechnology: “The tragedy of the commoners: biotechnology and its publics,”Ambuj Sagar, Arthur Daemmrich, and Mona Ashiya.

Writing Assignments: Applications, Connections, Research

Section Four: Recommending Action

Chapter 11. English Education: Challenging Conventions

Writing in English Education: “Of Color, Classes, and Classrooms,” in Bootstraps, Victor Villanueva.

Notes on Grammar, Style, and Rhetoric: “Sentence Fragments and Special Effects.”

Student Writing: “Who Cares?: Analysis and Application of Victor Villanueva’s Bootstraps,” Cherilyn Dudley.

Public Writing: “The Theory Behind the Dictionary: Cultural Literacy and education,” E. D. Hirsch.

More Writing in English Education: Chapter 2, Pedagogy of the Oppressed, Paulo Friere.

Writing Assignments: Applications, Connections, Research

Chapter 12. Nursing: Observing to Improve Practice

Writing in Nursing: “A Phenomenologic Study of Chronic Pain,” Sandra P Thomas.

Notes on Grammar, Style, and Rhetoric: “Appeals to the General and Particular.”

Student Writing: “Nursing Care Plan,” Curtis Gritters; “Reflection Paper,” Megan Nyenhuis.

Public Writing: “Why Isn’t All Care ‘Palliative’ Care?” Diana Mason, Nessa Coyle, and Betty R. Ferrell.

More Writing in Nursing: “Development and testing of a Faces Scale for the assessment of anxiety in critically ill patients,” Sharon McKinley, Katherine Coote, and Jane Stein-Parbury.

Writing Assignments: Applications, Connections, Research

Chapter 13. Psychology: Listening and Recommending Care Plans

Writing in Psychology: “‘Initial Assessment,’ ‘Progress Notes,’ and ‘Clinical Report’: A Case History in Clinical Psychology,” Mary Vander Goot.

Notes on Grammar, Style, and Rhetoric: “Source Attributors.”

Student Writing: “Letter of Referral,” Benjamin Fiet; “Memo Requesting Consultation,” Janette Curtis.

Public Writing: “First-Year College Students Who Feel Lonely Have a Weaker Immune Response to the Flu Shot,” press release, American Psychological Association.

More Writing in Psychology: “Focused Expressive Writing as Self-Help for Stress and Trauma.” Joshua Smyth and Rebecca Helm.

Writing Assignments: Applications, Connections, Research

Chapter 14. Marketing: Motivating Action

Writing in Marketing: One Common Purpose, company-wide marketing plan, Steelcase Corporation.

Notes on Grammar, Style, and Rhetoric: “The Language of Motivation.”

Student Writing: “Safe Haven Marketing Plan,” Sarah Steen.

Public Writing: “Leap Chair” Advertisement.

More Writing in Marketing: “Leap [Chair] Productivity and Health Impact Study,” Ben Amick and Kelly Durango.

Writing Assignments: Applications, Connections, Research

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