Writing in Political Science / Edition 2

Writing in Political Science / Edition 2

by Diane Schmidt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321069986

ISBN-13: 9780321069986

Pub. Date: 02/09/2000

Publisher: Pearson

Among its many features, this text includes:

  • NEW! A thorough treatment of how to use the internet for political science research, including citation guidelines and information on evaluating sources
  • NEW! Revised and improved citation guidelines for MLA, APA, and Chicago styles

  • A thorough description of

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Overview

Among its many features, this text includes:

  • NEW! A thorough treatment of how to use the internet for political science research, including citation guidelines and information on evaluating sources
  • NEW! Revised and improved citation guidelines for MLA, APA, and Chicago styles

  • A thorough description of political inquiry and what it involves
  • An easy to use topics selection guide tied to subdisciplines in the field
  • Examples of every kind of writing assignment used in the discipline
  • Sections addressing common writing problems faced by students
  • A chapter explaining the basics of writing letters of introduction, vitaes, and resume

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321069986
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
02/09/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. Political Inquiry.

2. Critical Thinking About Politics.

3. Choosing a Topic.

4. Research Using the Internet and Traditional Sources.

5. Properties of Essays.

6. Common Problems With Writing.

7. Format for the Manuscript.

8. Format and Examples for Activities to Enhance Comprehension and Synthesis of Class Materials.

9. Format and Examples of Assignments for Managing and Processing Information.

10. Format and Examples of Conventional Research Papers.

11. Format and Examples of Assignments Requiring Special Analytical Techniques.

12. Format and Examples of Assignments and Exercises in Applied Political Science.

13. Format and Examples of Assignments for Organizing and Documenting Research.

14. Format and Examples of Assignments for Organizing and Documenting Career Development.

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