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ITM 102 Lecture Notes - Female Chauvinist Pigs, Eric Schlosser, The World Without Us


Department
Information Technology Management
Course Code
ITM 102
Professor
Louis Pike

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ENG4U1
Non-Fiction Reading Assignment
For the non-fiction section of our course, you are required to read at least one book from the following
list:
Author Title(s)
Michael Pollan The Botany of Desire; The Omnivore’s Dilemma; In
Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto
Jean M. Twenge Generation Me
Alan Weisman The World Without Us
Eric Schlosser Fast Food Nation
Malcolm Gladwell Blink; The Tipping Point
Rick Smith, Bruce Lourie, and Sarah Dopp Slow Death by Rubber Duck
James Lovelock The Vanishing Face of Gaia
Levy, Ariel Female Chauvinist Pigs: Women and the Rise of Rauch
Culture
Margaret Atwood Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth
Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner Freakonomics
Thomas L. Friedman The World is Flat
Michael Moore Stupid White Men; Dude, Where’s My Country?
Barbara Ehrenreich Nickel and Dimed; Brightsided
Naomi Klein No Logo
You may, if you wish, find a commensurate book to read instead, but it must by approved by me
before you can use it for this assignment.
You will be reading the book with a focus on the following:
How is the book organized?
What is the argument?
How does the author make his/her argument?
How well does the author make her/his argument?
Book must be chosen by: February 6, 2012
Book must be read by: February 21, 2012