Child Labor Refenrences

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Lamott, A. (1995). Bird by bird: Some instructions on writing and life. New York, NY: AnchorBooks.

{SUMMARY}
Lamott's book offers honest advice on the nature of a writing life, complete with its insecurities and failures. Taking a humorous approach to the realities of being a writer, the chapters in Lamott's book are wry and anecdotal and offer advice on everything from plot development to jealousy, from perfectionism to struggling with one's own internal critic. In the process, Lamott includes writing exercises designed to be both productive and fun. {EVALUATION}

Lamott offers sane advice for those struggling with the anxieties of writing, but her main project seems to be offering the reader a reality check regarding writing, publishing, and struggling with one's own imperfect humanity in the process. Rather than a practical handbook to producing and/or publishing, this text is indispensable because of its honest perspective, its down-to-earth humor, and its encouraging approach. {REFLECTION}

Chapters in this text could easily be included in the curriculum for a writing class. Several of the chapters in Part 1 address the writing process and would serve to generate discussion on students' own drafting and revising processes. Some of the writing exercises would also be appropriate for generating classroom writing exercises. Students should find Lamott's style both engaging and enjoyable.

Practice: Do sections A-D to practice writing an annotated bibliography. Use Times New Roman or Arial font style in a 12-point font size, with double-spacing.

Source 1

A. Cite the source according to APA style.

Apel, R., Bushway, S., Paternoster, R., Brame, R., & Sweeten, G. (2008). Using State Child Labor Laws to Identify the Causal Effect of Youth Employment on Deviant Behavior and Academic Achievement. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 24(4), p337-362. doi: 10.1007/s10940-008-9055-5 B. Write a brief summary of the source. What is the main argument in 1 or 2 sentences.

The authors utilize the first seven waves of the geocoded National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997, which representative sample of 8,984 youth born during the years 1980 through 1984 and living in the United States during the initial survey year in 1997 to evaluate the effect of work intensity on deviant behavior, academic achievement and school attachment. C. Evaluate the source. What is the purpose of the source? Was the information accurate? Is it supported by other sources? Who wrote the information? What is the author’s credentials?

The objective of this paper is to examine the relationship between deviant behavior and academic achievement of child labor and laws made by government. The research is based on National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997 through National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the National Science Foundation with sufficient statistics and data. Besides, authors are professors working in Department of Criminal Justice of universities. D. Reflect on the source. How does it fit into your research? Is this a helpful resource? Too scholarly? Not scholarly enough? Too general/ specific? Has this source helped you to narrow your topic? The article refers laws and acts by the United States Congress passing from 1930s to now. Therefore, I can use the resources to describe one of the solutions to solve the child labor situation in order to support that teen employments do have rights to speak up and explain the negative effects of child labor laws. Source 2

A. Cite the source according to APA style.

Masood Sarwar, A., Muhammad, W., & Muhammad Amir, A. (2011). Why Do Parents Make Their Children Work? Evidence From Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey. International Journal of Academic Research, 3(2), p545-549. B. Write a brief summary of the source. What is the main argument in 1 or 2 sentences.

The article concerns about causes of child...
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