Making Sense: A Student's Guide to Research and Writing: Social Sciences / Edition 3 by Margot Northey, Lorne Tepperman | | 9780195425901 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Making Sense: A Student's Guide to Research and Writing: Social Sciences / Edition 3

Making Sense: A Student's Guide to Research and Writing: Social Sciences / Edition 3

by Margot Northey, Lorne Tepperman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195425901

ISBN-13: 9780195425901

Pub. Date: 02/19/2007

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Designed especially for students in the social sciences, this book outlines the general principles of style, grammar, and usage, while covering such issues as how to conduct sociological research, how to write reports, and how to document sources. This third edition has new material on evaluating Internet sources and avoiding plagiarism, as well as new and updated

Overview

Designed especially for students in the social sciences, this book outlines the general principles of style, grammar, and usage, while covering such issues as how to conduct sociological research, how to write reports, and how to document sources. This third edition has new material on evaluating Internet sources and avoiding plagiarism, as well as new and updated examples.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195425901
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/19/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface     iv
Acknowledgements     vii
Symbols for Common Errors     viii
Writing and Thinking     1
Designing a Project     11
Theorizing about a Project     27
Using Quantitative Data     56
Using Qualitative Data     76
Exercising Judgment and Good Ethics     94
Arguing and Writing with Style     117
Planning and Organizing an Essay or Report     145
Writing a Report or Exam     161
Documentation     182
Common Errors in Grammar and Usage     196
Punctuation     209
Catchlist of Misused Words and Phrases     222
Social Science     233
Grammar     238
References     249
Index     258

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