January 14, 2013
Johnson Bube published the third edition of her global studies argument
Issues, Local Arguments." This edition, published by Pearson, introduces a
new chapter, “Global Netizens: Social Media’s Role in Social and Political
Change.” The book explores such controversies as the international graffiti
scene, the global response to pandemics and antimicrobial resistance, and the
economic and environmental impacts of water shortage and pollution.
“Layered, multifaceted controversial issues bridging local and global
communities are ideal for teaching critical thinking and academic/civic
writing,” Johnson Bube said.
In addition to the principles of argument,
the book emphasizes reflective writing, visual rhetoric, and rhetorical
Johnson Bube, who writes under the name June Johnson, received
her PhD from the University of Washington and joined the English faculty in
1996. Her scholarship focuses on nineteenth-century American literature and
rhetoric and composition.
The College of Arts and Sciences, the
largest college in Seattle University, offers 42
undergraduate majors, 37 minors, and 7 master's degrees.
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