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The Resource Racism : an Opposing viewpoints guide, Lauri S. Friedman, book editor

Racism : an Opposing viewpoints guide, Lauri S. Friedman, book editor

Label
Racism : an Opposing viewpoints guide
Title
Racism
Title remainder
an Opposing viewpoints guide
Statement of responsibility
Lauri S. Friedman, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Readers learn the fundamental principles of essay writing using opposing viewpoints on racism as a topic
Member of
Summary
Explores differing views on racism and uses the opposing viewpoints format to increase proficiency in writing critical essays, with emphasis on organizing ideas and arguments in both the five-paragraph essay and in longer pieces of writing
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
248293
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
305.800973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E184.A1
LC item number
R326 2006
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Friedman, Lauri S
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Writing the critical essay
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Racism
  • United States
  • Essay
  • Rhetoric
  • Critical thinking
  • Racism
  • United States
  • Essay
  • Rhetoric
  • Critical thinking
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Racism : an Opposing viewpoints guide, Lauri S. Friedman, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-100) and index
Contents
Introduction: Background to controversy: Racism and war in the United States -- Section one: Opposing viewpoints on racism: Viewpoint one: Racism is a serious problem / Ziba Kashef -- Viewpoint two: Racism is not a serious problem / Walter Williams -- Viewpoint three: Racial profiling is necessary / Philip Jenkins -- Viewpoint four: Racial profiling is unnecessary / David Harris -- Viewpoint five: My encounters with racism / Ted Gup -- Viewpoint six: My life as a former white supremacist / Kevin J. Marinelli -- Section two: Model essays and writing exercises: Preface A: Five-paragraph essay -- Preface B: Narrative essay -- Essay one: Racism in America: Exercise A: Create an outline from an existing essay -- Essay two: "Driving while black" on the New Jersey Turnpike: Exercise A: Identifying components of the narrative essay -- Essay three: Thanksgiving to forget: Exercise A: Practice writing a scene with dialogue -- Final writing challenge: Write your own narrative five-paragraph essay -- Section three: Supporting research material: Appendix A: Facts about race in America -- Appendix B: Finding and using sources of information -- Appendix C: Using MLA style to create a works cited list -- Appendix D: Sample essay topics -- Organizations to contact -- Bibliography -- Index -- Picture credits -- About the editor
Control code
ocm62728668
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
104 p.
Isbn
9780737734645
Lccn
2005057099
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), map
System control number
(OCoLC)62728668
Label
Racism : an Opposing viewpoints guide, Lauri S. Friedman, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-100) and index
Contents
Introduction: Background to controversy: Racism and war in the United States -- Section one: Opposing viewpoints on racism: Viewpoint one: Racism is a serious problem / Ziba Kashef -- Viewpoint two: Racism is not a serious problem / Walter Williams -- Viewpoint three: Racial profiling is necessary / Philip Jenkins -- Viewpoint four: Racial profiling is unnecessary / David Harris -- Viewpoint five: My encounters with racism / Ted Gup -- Viewpoint six: My life as a former white supremacist / Kevin J. Marinelli -- Section two: Model essays and writing exercises: Preface A: Five-paragraph essay -- Preface B: Narrative essay -- Essay one: Racism in America: Exercise A: Create an outline from an existing essay -- Essay two: "Driving while black" on the New Jersey Turnpike: Exercise A: Identifying components of the narrative essay -- Essay three: Thanksgiving to forget: Exercise A: Practice writing a scene with dialogue -- Final writing challenge: Write your own narrative five-paragraph essay -- Section three: Supporting research material: Appendix A: Facts about race in America -- Appendix B: Finding and using sources of information -- Appendix C: Using MLA style to create a works cited list -- Appendix D: Sample essay topics -- Organizations to contact -- Bibliography -- Index -- Picture credits -- About the editor
Control code
ocm62728668
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
104 p.
Isbn
9780737734645
Lccn
2005057099
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), map
System control number
(OCoLC)62728668

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