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The Political Science Student Writer's Manual and Reader's Guide

The Political Science Student Writer's Manual and Reader's Guide

  • Author: Gregory M. Scott,Stephen M. Garrison
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • ISBN: 1442267119
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 208
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The Political Science Student Writer's Manual and Reader's Guide is a practical guide to research, reading, and writing in political science. The Political Science Student Writer’s Manual and Reader’s Guide, Eighth Edition, is a set of instructions and exercises that sequentially develop citizenship, academic, and professional skills while providing students with knowledge about a wide range of political and governmental concepts, phenomena, and information sources. It begins by teaching beginning students to engage newspapers and other political media sources critically and analytically. It focuses on the crafts of writing and scholarship by providing the basics of grammar, style, formats and source citation, and then introduces students to a variety of rich information resources including the Congressional Record, Federal Register, and the Library of Congress. Students actively apply their knowledge and skills by corresponding with their representatives and commenting on pending government regulations. Part 1 concludes with campaign management, policy analysis, legislation assessment, and similar exercises that develop student skilled-observation proficiency. Part 2 prepares students to research, read, write, review, and critique political science scholarship. Finally, Part 3 teaches advanced students how to investigate public opinion; analyze domestic and international public policies; author amicus briefs; and participate in the universal community that deliberates the continuing rich tradition of political philosophy.

The Political Science Student Writer's Manual

The Political Science Student Writer's Manual

  • Author: Greg M Scott,Stephen M. Garrison
  • Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
  • ISBN: 0205921590
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 216
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. The Political Science Student Writer’s Manual is a practical guide to research and writing in political science. Designed to improve students’ critical thinking and writing skills, this hands-on manual includes effective style and grammar guides alongside clear coverage of argumentation, research, and citation to explain and illustrate the purpose and characteristics of papers across political science subfields.

The Purposeful Argument: A Practical Guide

The Purposeful Argument: A Practical Guide

  • Author: Harry Phillips,Patricia Bostian
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 1428230726
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 624
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THE PURPOSEFUL ARGUMENT: A PRACTICAL GUIDE encourages students to recognize where argument fits into their lives and how it can be a practical response to the issues in a variety of communities -- School, Workplace, Family, Neighborhood, Social-Cultural, Consumer, and Concerned Citizen. When students are encouraged to honor and respond to issues that matter to them, their investment becomes evident and their writing purposeful. Students learn how argument can become an essential negotiating skill in their lives -- both in school and beyond. With a focus on accessibility, THE PURPOSEFUL ARGUMENT relies on clear explanations, explicit examples, and practical step-by-step exercises that guide students through the process of building an argument. An innovative anthology of arguments and readings, arranged by community, covers a wide range of cutting-edge issues that address concerns of many student writers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Seventh Edition

A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Seventh Edition

Chicago Style for Students and Researchers

  • Author: Kate L. Turabian
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • ISBN: 9780226823386
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 436
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Dewey. Bellow. Strauss. Friedman. The University of Chicago has been the home of some of the most important thinkers of the modern age. But perhaps no name has been spoken with more respect than Turabian. The dissertation secretary at Chicago for decades, Kate Turabian literally wrote the book on the successful completion and submission of the student paper. Her Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, created from her years of experience with research projects across all fields, has sold more than seven million copies since it was first published in 1937. Now, with this seventh edition, Turabian’s Manual has undergone its most extensive revision, ensuring that it will remain the most valuable handbook for writers at every level—from first-year undergraduates, to dissertation writers apprehensively submitting final manuscripts, to senior scholars who may be old hands at research and writing but less familiar with new media citation styles. Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, and the late Wayne C. Booth—the gifted team behind The Craft of Research—and the University of Chicago Press Editorial Staff combined their wide-ranging expertise to remake this classic resource. They preserve Turabian’s clear and practical advice while fully embracing the new modes of research, writing, and source citation brought about by the age of the Internet. Booth, Colomb, and Williams significantly expand the scope of previous editions by creating a guide, generous in length and tone, to the art of research and writing. Growing out of the authors’ best-selling Craft of Research, this new section provides students with an overview of every step of the research and writing process, from formulating the right questions to reading critically to building arguments and revising drafts. This leads naturally to the second part of the Manual for Writers, which offers an authoritative overview of citation practices in scholarly writing, as well as detailed information on the two main citation styles (“notes-bibliography” and “author-date”). This section has been fully revised to reflect the recommendations of the fifteenth edition of The Chicago Manual of Style and to present an expanded array of source types and updated examples, including guidance on citing electronic sources. The final section of the book treats issues of style—the details that go into making a strong paper. Here writers will find advice on a wide range of topics, including punctuation, table formatting, and use of quotations. The appendix draws together everything writers need to know about formatting research papers, theses, and dissertations and preparing them for submission. This material has been thoroughly vetted by dissertation officials at colleges and universities across the country. This seventh edition of Turabian’s Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations is a classic reference revised for a new age. It is tailored to a new generation of writers using tools its original author could not have imagined—while retaining the clarity and authority that generations of scholars have come to associate with the name Turabian.

A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Eighth Edition

A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Eighth Edition

Chicago Style for Students and Researchers

  • Author: Kate L. Turabian
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • ISBN: 0226816397
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 464
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A little more than seventy-five years ago, Kate L. Turabian drafted a set of guidelines to help students understand how to write, cite, and formally submit research writing. Seven editions and more than nine million copies later, the name Turabian has become synonymous with best practices in research writing and style. Her Manual for Writers continues to be the gold standard for generations of college and graduate students in virtually all academic disciplines. Now in its eighth edition, A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations has been fully revised to meet the needs of today’s writers and researchers. The Manual retains its familiar three-part structure, beginning with an overview of the steps in the research and writing process, including formulating questions, reading critically, building arguments, and revising drafts. Part II provides an overview of citation practices with detailed information on the two main scholarly citation styles (notes-bibliography and author-date), an array of source types with contemporary examples, and detailed guidance on citing online resources. The final section treats all matters of editorial style, with advice on punctuation, capitalization, spelling, abbreviations, table formatting, and the use of quotations. Style and citation recommendations have been revised throughout to reflect the sixteenth edition of The Chicago Manual of Style. With an appendix on paper format and submission that has been vetted by dissertation officials from across the country and a bibliography with the most up-to-date listing of critical resources available, A Manual for Writers remains the essential resource for students and their teachers.

A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Ninth Edition

A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Ninth Edition

Chicago Style for Students and Researchers

  • Author: Kate L. Turabian
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • ISBN: 022643060X
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 464
  • View: 4169
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When Kate L. Turabian first put her famous guidelines to paper, she could hardly have imagined the world in which today’s students would be conducting research. Yet while the ways in which we research and compose papers may have changed, the fundamentals remain the same: writers need to have a strong research question, construct an evidence-based argument, cite their sources, and structure their work in a logical way. A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations—also known as “Turabian”—remains one of the most popular books for writers because of its timeless focus on achieving these goals. This new edition filters decades of expertise into modern standards. While previous editions incorporated digital forms of research and writing, this edition goes even further to build information literacy, recognizing that most students will be doing their work largely or entirely online and on screens. Chapters include updated advice on finding, evaluating, and citing a wide range of digital sources and also recognize the evolving use of software for citation management, graphics, and paper format and submission. The ninth edition is fully aligned with the recently released Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition, as well as with the latest edition of The Craft of Research. Teachers and users of the previous editions will recognize the familiar three-part structure. Part 1 covers every step of the research and writing process, including drafting and revising. Part 2 offers a comprehensive guide to Chicago’s two methods of source citation: notes-bibliography and author-date. Part 3 gets into matters of editorial style and the correct way to present quotations and visual material. A Manual for Writers also covers an issue familiar to writers of all levels: how to conquer the fear of tackling a major writing project. Through eight decades and millions of copies, A Manual for Writers has helped generations shape their ideas into compelling research papers. This new edition will continue to be the gold standard for college and graduate students in virtually all academic disciplines.

The Religion and Theology Student Writer's Manual and Reader's Guide

The Religion and Theology Student Writer's Manual and Reader's Guide

  • Author: Joel Hopko,Gregory M. Scott,Stephen M. Garrison, Professor
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • ISBN: 1538100967
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 208
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This is a supplemental text for all religion and theology courses that facilitates, invigorates, and enhances student learning by teaching students to read and write effectively.

The Psychology Student Writer's Manual and Reader's Guide

The Psychology Student Writer's Manual and Reader's Guide

  • Author: Jill M. Scott,Gregory M. Scott, Emeritus Professor,Stephen M. Garrison, Professor
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • ISBN: 1442267003
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 176
  • View: 875
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This is a supplemental text for all psychology courses that facilitates, invigorates, and enhances student learning by teaching students to read and write effectively.

The Philosophy Student Writer's Manual and Reader's Guide

The Philosophy Student Writer's Manual and Reader's Guide

  • Author: Anthony J. Graybosch,Gregory M. Scott,Stephen M. Garrison, Professor
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • ISBN: 1538100932
  • Category: Philosophy
  • Page: 208
  • View: 758
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This is a supplemental text for all philosophy courses that facilitates, invigorates, and enhances student learning by teaching students to read and write effectively.

The Sociology Student Writer's Manual

The Sociology Student Writer's Manual

  • Author: William A. Johnson,Richard P. Rettig,Greg M. Scott
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 260
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The most comprehensive book available that dealsspecificallywith writing sociology papers, this updated reference/manual helps both beginning and advanced sociologists learn how to research and write in sociology, and how to improve their writing ability in general.Teaches the basic skills of writing--formatting, source citations, grammar, sentence structure, research, and utilizing available sources--in sociology.For practicing sociologists and those in training.

Writing in Political Science

Writing in Political Science

A Practical Guide

  • Author: Diane E. Schmidt
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 9780815369219
  • Category:
  • Page: 400
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A complete resource for social science writing, Diane Schmidt's latest edition of Writing in Political Science provides students with state of the art tools for writing and arguing about political events, ideas, policies, passions, and agendas. It offers additional formats and guidelines focusing on the growing use of social media and the need for professional communication in blogs, tweets, forums, media sites, lectures on demand, and postings on websites. The additional content is designed to facilitate the use of technology applications including mobile research (especially smart phone technology) and further integrate the processes for producing collaborative writing projects. A collection of actual student essays shows students how to write their way to a better grade. After reading Writing in Political Science students will know how to: Choose and narrow a research topic Formulate a research agenda Quickly locate reputable information online Execute a study and write about your findings Use the vocabulary of political science discourse Follow the criteria used to evaluate student assignments when writing Apply writing skills to an internship, civic engagement project, or work-study program Manage and preserve achievements for career development New to the Fifth Edition Locating Research Materials et al.--Updated links to all sources, expansion of appropriate sources to include mobile sources available through tweets, blogs, forums, and other informal communication, expansion of tools to include database searching, use of smart phone technology, and evaluation of source reliability to include commercial sources, Wikipedia, media sites, social media, and lectures on demand. Creating Evidence--Evaluating data sources on the web including government databases, evaluating data from nonprofits, and special interest/commercial data, and using collaborative forms of data collection. Manuscript Formatting and Reference Styles--Updated examples of citing internet sites, blogs, forums, lectures on demand, and YouTube. Format/Examples et al.---Updated exam writing treatment to include on-line, e-learning, open-book exams, media applications examples using YouTube and on-line media, restored legal briefs treatment, revised proposal examples, revised PowerPoint instructions to include diversity considerations; expanded formula for standard research papers to include wider disciplinary treatment, expanded communication techniques, format and examples of appropriate posting for social media and organizational websites, expanded internship treatment, inclusion of needs assessment format and examples. Career Development--Restoration of 3rd edition chapter and expansion of professional portfolio building including vitae, resume, cover letters, letters of intent, statement of purpose, and skills/competency discussions.

The Sociology Student Writer's Manual and Reader's Guide

The Sociology Student Writer's Manual and Reader's Guide

  • Author: William A. Johnson Jr.,Gregory M. Scott,Stephen M. Garrison
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • ISBN: 144226697X
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 224
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The Sociology Student Writer's Manual 7/E is a practical guide to research, reading, and writing in sociology. The Sociology Student Writer’s Manual and Reader’s Guide, Seventh Edition, is a set of instructions and exercises that sequentially develop citizenship, academic, and professional skills while providing students with knowledge about a wide range of sociological concepts, phenomena, and information sources. Part 1 begins by teaching students to read newspapers and other sociological media sources critically and analytically. It focuses on the crafts of writing and scholarship by providing the basics of grammar, style, formats and source citation, and then introduces students to a variety of rich information resources including the sociological journals and the Library of Congress. Part 2 prepares students to research, read, write, review, and critique sociology scholarship. Finally, Part 3 provides advanced exercises in observing culture, socialization, inequality, and ethnicity and race.

Fremd in ihrem Land

Fremd in ihrem Land

Eine Reise ins Herz der amerikanischen Rechten

  • Author: Arlie Russell Hochschild
  • Publisher: Campus Verlag
  • ISBN: 3593507668
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 429
  • View: 7649
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In vielen westlichen Ländern sind rechte, nationalistische Bewegungen auf dem Vormarsch. Wie ist es dazu gekommen? Arlie Russell Hochschild reiste ins Herz der amerikanischen Rechten, nach Louisiana, und suchte fünf Jahre lang das Gespräch mit ihren Landsleuten. Sie traf auf frustrierte Menschen, deren "Amerikanischer Traum" geplatzt ist; Menschen, die sich abgehängt fühlen, den Staat hassen und sich der rechtspopulistischen Tea-Party-Bewegung angeschlossen haben. Hochschild zeigt eine beunruhigende Entwicklung auf, die auch in Europa längst begonnen hat. Hochschilds Reportage ist nicht nur eine erhellende Deutung einer gespaltenen Gesellschaft, sondern auch ein bewegendes Stück Literatur. "Jeder, der das moderne Amerika verstehen möchte, sollte dieses faszinierende Buch lesen." Robert Reich "Ein kluges, respektvolles und fesselndes Buch." New York Times Book Review "Eine anrührende, warmherzige und souverän geschriebene, ungemein gut lesbare teilnehmende Beobachtung. ... Wer ihr Buch liest, versteht die Wähler Trumps, weil sie auf Augenhöhe mit ihnen und nicht über sie spricht." FAZ

Der Fürst

Der Fürst

  • Author: Niccolò Machiavelli
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Political ethics
  • Page: 60
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Die Kunst des professionellen Schreibens

Die Kunst des professionellen Schreibens

ein Leitfaden für die Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften

  • Author: Howard Saul Becker
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783593367101
  • Category: Academic writing
  • Page: 223
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The Philosophy Student Writer's Manual

The Philosophy Student Writer's Manual

  • Author: Anthony J. Graybosch,Gregory M. Scott,Stephen M. Garrison
  • Publisher: Pearson College Division
  • ISBN: 9780205921034
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 144
  • View: 1633
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Master basic skills of philosophical writing The Philosophy Student Writer's Manual, 3/e provides readers with the tools needed to write successful philosophy papers. The manual includes general background information on philosophy, helpful writing strategies, research tips, format instructions, and more. This user-friendly guide includes samples of excellent student writing that serve as concrete models for quality philosophical writing.

Der tägliche Stoiker

Der tägliche Stoiker

366 nachdenkliche Betrachtungen über Weisheit, Beharrlichkeit und Lebensstil

  • Author: Ryan Holiday,Stephen Hanselman
  • Publisher: FinanzBuch Verlag
  • ISBN: 3960920717
  • Category: Self-Help
  • Page: 432
  • View: 7432
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Wie findet man das wahre Glück? Wie lässt sich Erfolg wirklich bemessen? Und wie geht man mit den Herausforderungen des Alltags wie Wut, Trauer und der Frage nach dem Sinn des Ganzen um? Was große Geister wie George Washington, Friedrich der Große, Weltklassesportler oder Top-Performer längst für sich entdeckt haben, liegt mit "Der tägliche Stoiker" erstmals gesammelt vor. New York Times-Bestsellerautor Ryan Holiday und Stephen Hanselman haben das Wissen der Stoiker in 366 zeitlose Lektionen verpackt und zeigen, dass die Philosophie des Stoizismus nicht nur zeitlos, sondern gerade für unsere hektische und unsichere Zeit ein Segen ist. Weisheit, Mut, Gerechtigkeitssinn und Selbstbeherrschung sowie Gelassenheit lassen sich erlernen und helfen uns, in der zunehmenden Komplexität unserer Welt zu bestehen. Die uralten Weisheiten der Stoiker, gesammelt und kommentiert, unterstützen bei diesen alltäglichen Herausforderungen.

Revolution 2.0

Revolution 2.0

Wie wir mit der ägyptischen Revolution die Welt verändern

  • Author: Wael Ghonim
  • Publisher: Ullstein eBooks
  • ISBN: 3843701830
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 384
  • View: 6384
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Mit verbundenen Augen saß Wael Ghonim, Marketingchef von Google, 12 Tage im Gefängnis der ägyptischen Staatspolizei. Kaum war er wieder frei, wurden ihm vor laufender Kamera Bilder von getöteten Demonstranten gezeigt. Er brach in Tränen aus. Der Widerstand hatte ein neues Gesicht. Zum ersten Mal erzählt Ghonim von seinem Kampf gegen die ägyptische Regierung nach der Ermordung des Bloggers Khaled Said. Während der Protestbewegung gegen Präsident Mubarak gründete er die Facebook-Gruppe »We are all Khaled Said«, wo er zu Demonstrationen gegen das Regime aufrief. Zwei Wochen später trat Mubarak zurück. Wael Ghonim erklärt, warum eine Revolution in Ägypten unausweichlich war und was man daraus lernen kann: Er liefert die Blaupause dafür, wie wir Dinge verändern können – bis zur Revolution 2.0.

Early Histories of Economic Thought, 1824-1914: A guide to the study of political economy

Early Histories of Economic Thought, 1824-1914: A guide to the study of political economy

  • Author: Roger Backhouse
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • ISBN: 9780415226370
  • Category: Economics
  • Page: 303
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The books reprinted in this set greatly influenced the way the development of economics was perceived and how the history of economics was viewed. Many of the titles represent the first attempts to chart the history of economics both from European and American perspectives. Titles cover the USA, UK, Germany and France, and include: * History of Political Economy from Antiquity to our days [1880]-"Jerome Adolphe Blanqui" * View of the Progress of Political Economy in Europe [1847]--"Travers Twiss" * A Short History of Political Economy in England [1891]-"L.L. Price" * The History of Economics [1896/1911]-"Henry Dunning MacLeod" * History of Economic Thought [1911/1930]-"Lewis H. Haney" * History of Economic Doctrines [1915]-"Charles Gide"and "Charles Rist" * Types of Economic Theory [1930]-"Othmar Spann" * Philosophy and Political Economy in Some of their Historical Relations [1893]-"James Bonar" * The Development of English Thought: a Study in the Economic Interpretation of History [1899]-"Simon N. Patten" * A Guide to the Study of Political Economy [1876]-"Luigi Cossa"