A Short Guide to Writing About Criminal Justice

A Short Guide to Writing About Criminal Justice

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A Short Guide to Writing About Criminal Justice

The purpose of A Short Guide to Writing About Criminal Justice is to help students navigate the writing process. Criminal Justice courses are based upon theoretical, practical, experiential and policy-based issues, and students must understand how to think and write about issues from multiple perspectives. This book discusses the major approaches to writing in Criminal Justice and outlines for students how to think and write from various perspectives.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780138029029
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 07/27/2010
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Section I: Overview of Criminal Justice Writing

Chapter 1. Introduction to Writing in Criminal Justice

Chapter 2. The Rhetorical Situation of a Criminal Justice Student Writer

Chapter 3. The Writing Process

Chapter 4. General Writing Skills

Section II: Writing for Criminal Justice Courses

Chapter 5. Writing for Criminal Justice, Police Studies and Corrections Courses

Chapter 6. Writing for Criminology and Victimology Courses

Chapter 7. Writing for Legal Studies Courses

Section III: Research-Oriented Writing

Chapter 8. The Literature Review

Chapter 9. References: Searching for and citing sources

Chapter 10. Visual Aids in Oral and Written Presentations

Appendix: Grammar and Usage

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