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Published: 02 August 2018

304 Pages | 8 figures, 2 tables

ISBN: 9780199026784

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

Making Sense in the Social Sciences

A Student's Guide to Research and Writing

Seventh Edition

Margot Northey, Lorne Tepperman, and Patrizia Albanese

Making Sense

  • Written by Canadian academics to provide relevant coverage and examples for students of social science in this country.
  • Part of a bestselling series - with over twenty-five years of proven success, the Making Sense series is known for its clear and concise approach to research and writing in all areas of undergraduate study.
  • Offers step-by-step instructions on each stage in the research and writing process - from planning and organizing to developing a thesis statement and writing an essay - guiding students through the process of preparing well-written academic papers.
  • A focus on research - including in-depth information on how to use quantitative and qualitative data, evaluate Internet sources, and conduct ethical research - gives students the tools they need to seamlessly and effectively integrate their findings into their work.
  • Helps students overcome common pitfalls in grammar, style, punctuation, and usage through a rich variety of examples, while also offering practical advice on time management, avoiding plagiarism, preparing for tests and exams, and presentations and group work.
  • A concise, student-friendly approach allows readers to use this book either as a quick and casual reference or as a text that can easily be read from cover to cover.
  • A checklist for written assignments on the inside front cover offers a brief overview of key points to consider, encouraging students to submit only their most polished work.
  • Symbols for common errors, found on the inside back cover, helps students understand common marking symbols and abbreviations that may appear on their work.

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