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Published: 01 December 2014

208 Pages

ISBN: 9780199009862

Bookseller Code (04)

Writing in the Social Sciences

A Guide for Term Papers and Book Reviews

Second Edition

Jake Muller

  • Step-by-step instruction leads students through every step of the writing process, making this a perfect resource for students new to academic writing
  • A wealth of sample documents--including outlines, title pages, citations, and common argumentative phrases--provide students with models to work from when producing their own written assignments
  • A classroom-tested approach based on thirty years of teaching experience ensures that the material is at an appropriate level for students

New to this Edition:

  • An appendix (D) on selecting academic sources provides criteria for evaluating and choosing appropriate sources for research assignments
  • Expanded coverage of citation styles--including APA, ASA, and CMS--reflects the different styles that are used across the social sciences
  • More examples, tables, and figures throughout, including an extended sample essay outline, help illustrate the research and writing process
  • An Instructor's Manual provides chapter summaries, suggestions for instruction, and exercises and activities for students

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