Malls_essay_2_synthesis - Levison /Eng. 310...

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Levison/Eng.  310 ESSAY TWO: MALLS IN AMERICA Readings 1. James Farrell: Shopping  for American  Culture 2.  Lizabeth  Cohen: The Mall as Threat to Democratic Values 3. William Kowinski: Mallaise: How  to Know  If You Have It. 4. George Lewis: The Mall as Refuge 5.   Virginia Postrel: The Mall As Setting For Authentic Life 6. An article that you find yourself from a newspaper, magazine  or a database,  written  within  the last 6 months Essay assignment   (information essay) Imagine that your sociology class is studying  different aspects of modern   American  culture and  you have been asked  to make a presentation explaining  the controversy  over malls.  Why have malls become a focus of  criticism? Why do some people appreciate malls? Synthesizing  material from the   assigned  articles  write a documented  essay explaining  both sides of the issue  showing  how  malls reflect and  influence our culture.
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Malls_essay_2_synthesis - Levison /Eng. 310...

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