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Good Essay Writing: A Social Sciences Guide / Edition 4
     

Good Essay Writing: A Social Sciences Guide / Edition 4

by Peter Redman, Wendy Maples
 

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ISBN-10: 0857023705

ISBN-13: 9780857023704

Pub. Date: 05/13/2011

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This book sets out proven approaches and techniques which can help everyone write good essays. Extensively revised and updated in this fourth edition, Good Essay Writing now includes a companion website and new material such asa chapter on essay planning, including literature searching (using online materials), note-taking and formulating an argument,a comparison

Overview

This book sets out proven approaches and techniques which can help everyone write good essays. Extensively revised and updated in this fourth edition, Good Essay Writing now includes a companion website and new material such asa chapter on essay planning, including literature searching (using online materials), note-taking and formulating an argument,a comparison of essay writing to exam writing, the use of academic language, vocabulary and register, and its ‘accuracy and appropriateness’ , and more exemplar material used throughout the chapters.

The authors focus on answering key questions students face when preparing essays – What do tutors look for when marking my essay? What kind of skills do I need as I progress through my course? How can I avoid inadvertent plagiarism? What are the protocols for referencing?

Encapsulated in easy-to-digest summaries, this new edition shows you how to approach different types of essay questions, addresses common worries, and provides extensive use of worked examples including complete essays which are fully analyzed and discussed. Each chapter also includes suggested further reading and an extensive glossary.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780857023704
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/13/2011
Series:
SAGE Study Skills Series
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction What Is a Social Science Essay?
Stages of Writing, from Preparation to Final Version Matching the Answer to the Question Reading, Note-Taking and Literature Searches Thinking Critically and Formulating an Argument Writing Introductions Writing the Main Section Writing Conclusions Referencing Some Common Worries What Tutors Look for When Marking Essays Examples of Student Essays

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