102G - Prompt 4 - Is Environmentalism Elitist - A Blog Post

102G - Prompt 4 - Is Environmentalism Elitist - A Blog Post...

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102G Spring 2010 Prompt 4 Is the Environmental Movement Elitist? A Blog Post Assignment To compose a blog post that answers the question: Is the environmental movement elitist? Justification This last writing assignment of the quarter requires you to write a brief argument. Why? Those who take part in academic and in civic life effectively as writers qualify themselves to do this above all because they can argue. They know how to offer belief and to support it. They also know how to respond effectively to contending and even opposing beliefs. The general justification for this last writing assignment, then, is that it gives students additional experience in composing the kind of writing that influences the resolution of important disputes both within the academy and outside it. The specific justification for this last writing assignment is that it gives students the chance to answer a charge that many opponents of the environmental movement have made against it: that it is “elitist.” Intended Audience
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This note was uploaded on 06/02/2010 for the course UWP 102G taught by Professor Mag during the Spring '10 term at UC Davis.

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