Good Essay Writing: A Social Sciences Guide / Edition 2by Peter Redman
Pub. Date: 02/01/2001
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Top marks can not be guaranteed - but there are proven approaches and techniques which, when applied well, can help everyone to write good essays. The Second Edition of this `must have' guide builds on the success of the first with updated and expanded advice. Good Essay Writing provides answers to the key questions which need to be considered when preparing an essay. For example: What do tutors look for when marking essays? What kind of skills will be needed at different course levels? How can inadvertent plagiarism be avoided? What are the protocols for referencing?
Good Essay Writing shows you how to approach different types of essay question, provides detailed guidelines on the various ways of supporting and sustaining key arguments, addresses common worries, and provides concrete examples of good practice. Key points are encapsulated in easy to digest summaries.
Good Essay Writing is highly recommended for everybody studying social sciences wishing to brush up on their essay writing skills.
- SAGE Publications
- Publication date:
- Published in association with The Open University Series
- Edition description:
- Second Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)
Table of Contents
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 the Main Section
Some Common Worries
What Tutors Look for When Marking Essays
Examples of Student Essays
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