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…  See more details below

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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

1Writing and thinking1
2Designing a project11
3Theorizing about a project28
4Using quantitative data55
5Using qualitative data79
6Exercising judgment and good ethics99
7Arguing and writing with style122
8Writing an essay150
9Writing a report or exam170
10Common errors in grammar and usage191
11Punctuation204
12Documentation217
13Catchlist of misused words and phrases232

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