Making Sense in the Social Sciences
A Student's Guide to Research and Writing (Making Sense)
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|Format: ||Paperback, 296 pages, 6th Revised edition Edition|
|Other Information: ||7 figures|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 01 June 2015|
The Making Sense series offers clear, concise guides to research and writing for students at all levels of undergraduate study. The volumes in the Making Sense series-covering courses in the humanities, social sciences, life sciences, engineering, psychology, religious studies, and education-are intended for students in any undergraduate course with a research and writing component, but are especially appropriate for those at the first-year level. Revisions to the sixth edition of Making Sense in the Social Sciences include new chapter summaries, coverage of new developments in technology-based research and writing, new sections on systematic literature reviews and on the nature of knowledge, and up-to-date coverage of MLA, APA, and SSS documentation styles.
Table of Contents
Preface ; Acknowledgements ; 1. Writing and Thinking ; 2. Designing a Project ; 3. Theorizing about a Project ; 4. Using Quantitative Data ; 5. Using Qualitative Data ; 6. Exercising Judgment and Good Ethics ; 7. Arguing and Writing with Style ; 8. Planning and Organizing an Essay or Report ; 9. Writing an Essay or Exam ; 10. Documentation ; 11. Presenting Your Work ; 12. Common Errors in Grammar and Usage ; 13. Punctuation ; 14. Misused Words and Phrases ; Glossary I: Social Science ; Glossary II: Grammar ; References ; Index
About the Author
Lorne Tepperman is a professor of sociology at the University of Toronto. Margot Northey is a specialist in communications and the former dean of the School of Business at Queen's University. Patrizia Albanese is a professor of sociology at Ryerson University.
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