Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum

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9780673522726: Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum
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This topic-oriented, interdisciplinary rhetoric/reader text combines thematically-grouped readings and a hallmark writing approach. Presented in two parts, the book begins by focusing on the three skills that are the key to writing in all disciplines - summary, synthesis and critique. It then features clusters of readings on interdisciplinary topics. Organized by theme, as well as by discipline, these readings represent the different writing styles and approaches taken by academics and professionals in a variety of fields. This edition is updated to include new material on conducting research and writing research papers, a new "practice chapter" that acts as a bridge between the writing coverage and reading chapters, and more than 60 new reading selections, including new model student essays.

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The original–and best-selling–interdisciplinary composition text, Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum, Tenth Edition, provides the tools and strategies for students in all majors to learn to communicate effectively. The tenth edition continues to provide sound writing instruction, focusing on the key research-writing skills of summary, synthesis, critique, and analysis. An anthology of engaging thematic readings provides depth of coverage in each discipline-specific chapter.

New in the Tenth Edition

· A new chapter on “The Practice of Writing” (Ch. 7) allows students to practice the skills and strategies that they have learned in earlier chapters and that will make them better writers.
· A new chapter based in sociology, “Marriage and Family in America” (Ch. 8), looks at what’s happening to marriage in the twenty-first century, including feminist and gay perspectives.
· A new chapter based in biology, “To Sleep or Not to Sleep” (Ch. 11), explores the research about adolescents’ need for sleep–and how little they actually get.
· “Has the Jury Reached a Verdict?” (Ch. 14) on law has been updated to include accessible journalistic analyses of the case law discussed.
· New readings in every unit bring the most current perspectives to topics based in folklore, business, American studies, and psychology.

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Laurence Behrens, Leonard J. Rosen
Published by Harpercollins College Div (1994)
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