Table of Contents

Brief Table of Contents

 

Reading and Discovering Arguments 1

Chapter 1: Making an Effective Argument 2

Chapter 2: Reading Arguments 13

Chapter 3: Finding Arguments 22

Chapter 4: Synthesis: Incorporating Arguments from Multiple Sources 39

Chapter 5: Drafting and Revising Arguments 52

Chapter 6: Arguing with Style 66

 

Analyzing Arguments 83

Chapter 7: Analyzing a Written Argument 84

Chapter 8: Analyzing Visual and Multimedia Arguments 108

 

Writing Arguments 125

Chapter 9: Putting Good Reasons into Action 126

Chapter 10: Definition Arguments 129

Chapter 11: Causal Arguments 149

Chapter 12: Evaluation Arguments 170

Chapter 13: Narrative Arguments 188

Chapter 14: Rebuttal Arguments 201

Chapter 15: Proposal Arguments 220

 

Researching Arguments 239

Chapter 16: Planning and Writing the Research Project 240

Chapter 17: Conducting Field Research 249

Chapter 18: Finding Secondary Sources 253

Chapter 19: Evaluating and Recording Sources 264

Chapter 20: Avoiding Plagiarism 273

Chapter 21: Documenting Sources in MLA Style 283

 

Contemporary Arguments 307

Chapter 22: Negotiating the Environment 308

Chapter 23: Education 343

Chapter 24: Globalization: Importing and Exporting America 407

Chapter 25: Science and Ethics 434

Chapter 26: Privacy 492

Chapter 27: Regulating Substances 528

Chapter 28: New Media 577