Cause and effect analysis

Cause and effect analysis - self-image. (effects) The...

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A document that studies the reasons of/for and the results from an event, an idea, or an action . An analysis of causes, effects, or both causes and effects of some phenomenon. When writing a cause-and-effect analysis paper, remember to: Remember your audience and purpose Report multiple causes and effects Identify underlying causes and effects Prove that something is a cause or an effect Identify immediate and remote causes Reproduce causal chains Explain why something is or is not a cause or an effect
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- 2 - The study of causes, effects, or both causes and effects is cause and effect analysis. Understanding why something happens and what are its consequences are helps us make sense of our world. It can also help us plan, make decisions, and implement changes. Examples of theses :
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- 3 - To solve the problem of teenage drug abuse, we must first understand what leads teens to take drugs. (causes) Not everyone realizes the devastating effects unemployment has on a person’s
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Unformatted text preview: self-image. (effects) The reasons Congress is cutting aid to the homeless are understandable, but the effects of this action will be devastating. (both) SEARCHING FOR POSSIBLE CAUSES 1 - What events or behaviors led to the phenomenon? 2 - What social conditions or prevailing attitudes could lead to the phenomenon?- 4 -3 - What economic conditions led to this phenomenon? 4 - What state of mind or psychological need may have led to this phenomenon? 5 - What are the possible reasons someone would carry out this behavior? 6 - What other causes could be attributed to this phenomenon? Why are these causes less acceptable or less valid? 7 What other reasons do people have for disagreeing with me? 8 What would support an opposing argument?- 5 -RESPONSIBILITIES Have I exaggerated any causes or effects? Have I identified and explained multiple causes and effects? Have I omitted any causes or effects?...
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