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My Word! : Plagiarism and College Culture

"Classroom Cheats Turn to Computers." "Student Essays on Internet Offer Challenge to Teachers." "Faking the Grade." Headlines such as these have been blaring the alarming news of an epidemic of plagiarism and cheating in American colleges: more than... -- Cornell University Press
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Introduction: Plagiarism in College1 A Question of Judgment: Plagiarism Is Not One Thing, Once and for All2 Intertexuality, Authorship, and Plagiarism: My Word, Your Word, Their Word -> Our Word3 Observing the Performance Self: Multiplicity versusAuthenticity4 Growing Up in the College Bubble: The Tasks and Temptationsof Adolescence5 No Magic Bullet: Deconstructing PlagiarismConclusion: What Is to Be Done?NotesBibliographyAcknowledgmentsIndex -- Cornell University Press