Writing and Thinking in the Social Sciences / Edition 1

Writing and Thinking in the Social Sciences / Edition 1

by Sharon Friedman
     
 

This complete guide to writing in the social sciences is appropriate for freshman composition courses where social sciences writing is emphasized. This complete guide to writing in the social sciences is appropriate for freshman composition courses where social sciences writing is emphasized. It is essential for students in history, sociology, and psychology

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Overview

This complete guide to writing in the social sciences is appropriate for freshman composition courses where social sciences writing is emphasized. This complete guide to writing in the social sciences is appropriate for freshman composition courses where social sciences writing is emphasized. It is essential for students in history, sociology, and psychology courses who do a lot of writing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780139700620
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
01/05/1989
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.81(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

I. COMPOSITION WITH CONTENT.

1. Social Science as a Distinct Form of Inquiry.

2. The Writing Process.

3. Writing and Research in the Social Sciences.

4. Rhetorical Strategies.

5. The Logical Structure of Social Science Writing.

II. THE FORMS OF SOCIAL RESEARCH.

6. The Experiment.

7. Observation.

8. The Interview.

9. The Document.

III. THE FORMS OF ACADEMIC WRITING.

10. The Summary.

11. The Critical Paper.

12. The Research Paper.

13. The Essay Exam.

APPENDICES.

A. Selective Reference Works in the Social Sciences.

B. Manuscript Form, Footnotes, and Bibliography.

C. Student Research Paper.

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