Readings

Readings

Readings:

Ford, M. The Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future

Rivoli, P. Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy


Directions:

Provide a concise discussion of the strengths and weakness of two key arguments for each book. Your discussion should state the argument, provide an analysis of the argument, and be analytical rather than descriptive. Avoid quotes (do not include quotes over one line) and provide page number(s) (for print books) or section/chapter numbers (for e-books) in parentheses to indicate where the argument is made in the book.

Please submit your critique using the following guidelines:

 

Use the template/headings below for your critiques

 

Provide a word count for each essay (note word limits)

Single space, use 12 point font size, and use one-inch margins

Submit as a PDF document on Blackboard in indicated area

Template:

Part I: Rivoli: Travels of a T-Shirt in a Global Economy (80 points)

Briefly state a key argument in the book (YOUR WORD COUNT-50 words max.):

Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the argument (YOUR WORD COUNT-200 words max):

Briefly state a second argument in the book (YOUR WORD COUNT-50 words max.):

words max):

Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the argument (YOUR WORD COUNT-200

Part II: Ford: The Rise of the Robots (80 points)

Briefly state a key argument in the book (YOUR WORD COUNT-50 words max.):

Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the argument (YOUR WORD COUNT-200 words max):

Briefly state a second argument in the book (YOUR WORD COUNT-50 words max.):

Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the argument (YOUR WORD COUNT-200 words max):

 

 
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