Noon 186 Final Spring 2010

Noon 186 Final Spring 2010 - 2. Determine and define her...

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Noon/186/FINAL DUE DATE: Wednesday, May 19 th , 1 p.m. The Final is to be dropped to my office FOB 209. If you choose to turn the Final in early please drop it under my door. FORMAT: Essay. You need an introductory paragraph indicating the aim of your paper. Then a section or paragraph to answer or respond to each of the following questions. I think this paper would take a minimum of 2 pages if you are cogent; maximum 3 pages. 1. Read the essay, “Why do we consume so much?” by Juliet B. Schor. This is in the Chapter on “Consumers” in your textbook by Shaw/Barry.
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Unformatted text preview: 2. Determine and define her argument. What is it? How does she argue it? What are her premises? State them and briefly explain each. 3. Now, answer the first part of number 5 at the end of her essay which is: “Explain why you agree or disagree with Schor’s contention that consumption has become a social competition. How has the old concept of “keeping up with the Joneses” changed, or not? Make certain you answer the question in full to ensure your argument is understood. Unclear answers will lose points....
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