posted by lynn .
For your final research paper, it will be helpful to include counter-arguments. Did Christensen use any counterarguments in his article? Were they needed to advance his thesis? AIDS in Africa: Dying by the numbers.
To understand counter-arguments and how they're used, you need to understand how arguments are constructed. Here are some sites to help you:
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/workshops/pp/argument.PPT (A PowerPoint presentation to watch)