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Saturday, February 23, 2013

Writing for Emerging Sociologists [Paperback]

Are you a sociology student who needs some help with writing? 

Are you a sociology professor who wants to learn or explore methods for different types of writing?

Are you someone who has ever written anything and thought you should have written it better? 

Then this is the book for you!

Writing for Emerging Sociologists is a writing guide designed to provide useful advice and instruction to sociology undergraduate and graduate students. While focused on the variety of writing projects that sociologists undertake, this book covers writing topics for all students and professionals, including: Selecting a research topic and active reading; library database keyword searches; grant writing; book reviews; encyclopedia entries; the IRB process; editing and revising; policy briefs; and even the Graduate Record Exam. Additionally, this title offers more sociology specific instruction on topics such as citation styles, writing for surveys, interviews and focus groups; and writing a research paper and literature review.

Not all writing in Writing for Emerging Sociologists falls within the realm of the strictly academic as much of the writing students do regularly is based on the use of technology and media in today's world. This book addresses the writing in constructing emails and letters; and writing for newspapers, magazines and blogs. It also discusses how technology is used in information-gathering and analysis.

Starring the textual stylings of: Angelique Harris and Alia Tyner-Mullings

And Featuring: Juan Battle, Cynthia W. Bruns, Randol Contreras, Thurston Domina, Martine Hackett, James A. Holstein, Colin Jerolmack, Shatima J. Jones, R. L’Heureux Lewis-McCoy, Richard E. Ocejo, Barbara Katz Rothman and Carter Rakovski.

Buy yours today! Request it for your library or class! Or pick one up for your students, parents, children or friends! Down to $25 on Amazon.


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