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This assignment is due on Friday.can somebody analysis this document

In this paper, your task is to analyze the peculiar properties of the language used by professionals in your chosen field.  You do this by closely examining the text of one (or more) document(s) written by professionals, for professionals, in a scholarly or trade publication. (An article from a general interest or news publication will not work, because it will be written for everyone, not for that discourse community.)

Purpose: Your goal is to "de-code" or explain the communications habits of your professional to someone who is thinking of joining the profession. You want to help them be successful by knowing how to "talk the talk." You're providing a "survival guide" to the profession that you wish someone had given you.

Audience: You are writing this to someone who is just starting out in your chosen field, or who wants to join the field.

Stance: You may choose to approach this as formal anthropology, or perhaps tongue-in-cheek. You may choose to position yourself as an expert who just wants to be helpful and offer a hand up to a newcomer.

Media/Design: A simple textual report is sufficient, unless you can think of

Genre: The piece is an analysis. Perhaps you can think of it as being titled, "The Secret Language of Whales," only substitute "Criminologists," etc. for "whales."

Using the Rhetorical Situation Questions (in the Sakai Files folder), study the article you have selected for evidence it presents about the norms of communications in that field. What is the purpose (of the article)? Who is the audience? What stance does the author take? What's the genre? What medium is it in? What does it tell you about how professionals in your field communicate? What will you need to be aware of to be taken seriously as a fellow professional in that field?

Your final product will be an essay of three to four pages, double-spaced.

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Unemployment and crime-- what is the connection ? JAMES Q. WILSON & PHILIP J. COOK PODICALLY, the Joint Econom- ic Committee of the United States Congress issues a report claiming that increase s in unemployment (or other forms of economic adver- sity) lead to increases in the homicide rate (as well as in other social pathologies). The first such report appeared in 1976 with a preface by the Committee's chairman, the late Hubert Humphrey, in which he said that a "1.4 pereent rise in unemployment during 1970 is directly responsible for. .. 1,740 additional homicides." The second report appeared in 1984, this time with a preface by Rep. Lee Hamil- ton, Democrat of Indiana, who wrote that "changes in unemploy- ment, real per capita income, and other measures of economic per- formance are correlated with erime." In a table aceompanying his letter, Rep. Hamilton noted that the 14.3 percent increase in unem- ployment which occurred between 1973 and 1974 led to a 1.7 percent inerease in homicides. Many people find the claim that economic adversity drives up the erime rates so plausible as searcely to require demonstration. As Rep. John Conyers of Detroit wondered aloud at a hearing before a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee: "Are there any people walking around and saying there is no relationship between crime and unemployment?" Not in Washington or New York, at least. The reports on the Joint Economic Committee have regularly been given a large and supportive play in the pages of the New York 3
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