TITLE

Gun Control: Guide to Critical Analysis

PUB. DATE
December 2018
SOURCE
Canadian Points of View: Gun Control;12/1/2018, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers a critical guide to the controversial issue of gun control. The article discusses criteria in understanding the issue, such as distinguishing between fact and opinion and recognizing point and counterpoint arguments. Also presented are exercises that help the reader further analyze the issue of gun control, such as a debate or a critical essay, for the purpose of developing and effectively arguing a personal perspective.
ACCESSION #
28674961

 

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