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midterm paper assignment - position in a logical manner;...

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Specification of Midterm Paper Assignment The intent of this assignment is to give you an opportunity to explore a topic of interest in some depth while analyzing controversy surrounding the phenomena considered in our course, as well as in the field outside of those concerns directly considered in the course, with standard educational externalities. To this end you will pick two positions from different authors represented in the texts we’ve considered, as well as two from outside the texts (though they might be referred to just in passing), exposit their arguments in a logical fashion, and evaluate them. In particular, you are to quote their positions concerning the matter at hand, and incorporate those quotes into your narrative of their
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Unformatted text preview: position in a logical manner; your account of their position should be complete, and completely supported by those quotations. Note that this will require shrewd parsimony on your part as there is a small page limit on the paper. Do not assume the reader knows any of the arguments put forth, though the grader will be familiar with at least those covered in our texts. Students are encouraged to come talk with the professor and grader about their papers and topics. The paper will be 10 pages, double spaced, Times New Roman 12 point font, in standard Word document margins. Due date: Thursday October 27 th in class at the end of class....
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course ECON ECON-UA.20 taught by Professor Taiyoung-taft during the Fall '11 term at NYU.

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