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AUTHORS: Phillips/Bostian - ©2012
THE PURPOSEFUL ARGUMENT: A PRACTICAL GUIDE, BRIEF 1st Edition, encourages you to recognize where argument fits into your life and how building an effective argument can become an essential negotiating skill for school and beyond. Throughout this book, you are prompted to write about issues that matter to you in a variety of communities of which you are a member--School, Workplace, Family, Neighborhood, Social-Cultural, Consumer, and Concerned Citizen. With a focus on accessibility, THE PURPOSEFUL ARGUMENT relies on clear explanations, numerous student and professional examples, and practical exercises to guide you through the process of building an argument.
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