They Say / I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing

Gerald Graff (Author) Cathy Birkenstein (Author)
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Description

This book identifies the key rhetorical moves in academic writing. It shows students how to frame their arguments as a response to what others have said and provides templates to help them start making the moves. The fourth edition features many NEW examples from academic writing, a NEW chapter on Entering Online Discussions, and a thoroughly updated chapter on Writing in the Social Sciences. Finally, two NEW readings provide current examples of the rhetorical moves in action.

Product Details

Price
$30.75
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date
June 11, 2018
Pages
352
Dimensions
5.2 X 0.5 X 7.3 inches | 0.61 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780393631678
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About the Author

Gerald Graff, Emeritus Professor of English and Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago and 2008 President of the Modern Language Association of America, has had a major impact on teachers through such books as Professing Literature: An Institutional History, Beyond the Culture Wars: How Teaching the Conflicts Can Revitalize American Education, and Clueless in Academe: How Schooling Obscures the Life of the Mind.
Cathy Birkenstein is a lecturer in English at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She has published essays on writing in College English, and, with Gerald Graff in The Chronicle of Higher Education, Academe, and College Composition and Communication.