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WRIT 116.801 | Poverty

Preston

WRIT 116.801 | Poverty
 

Elizabeth Preston | Fall 2013 | Online 


Focusing on the umbrella topic of "poverty," this section of WRIT 116 explores the rhetorical arguments associated with issues related to poverty at local, national, and global levels: race, gender, welfare, unemployment, child hunger, crime, the decline of the US middle class, exploitative labor practices in the US and other countries, and so on. The artifacts included in this class—journal articles, cartoons, music, blogs, YouTube videos, and chapters from books—will enhance our understanding of rhetoric and writing as we develop our own ethical positions in relation to the issues connected to poverty.


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