This text is one of our primary course texts, and a number of lectures will refer to it and presume that
students have read and understood the information presented in it. In order to ensure that students have
read and understood this text, students are required to submit an 8 page book report which summarizes
its content, due on the first day of class. The report should introduce the book and its overall purpose,
carefully summarize the content of each chapter, and conclude with a short personal reflection on the text.