A Rhetoric for the Social Sciences

A Rhetoric for the Social Sciences

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This book provides social science majors with a systematic way of learning to write in their fields. It is based on the assumption that such writing is not a mechanical process, but a kind of rhetoric social scientists use to persuade each other of the validity of their research. KEY TOPICS: Features comprehensive coverage of research methods, including how to plan and propose original research, how to gather data or evidence from sources and how to document it. It goes beyond the typical survey of library tools and offers a brief chapter on how to use the Internet as a research tool.... American Psychological Association (APA) style, 16, 242, 450, 451-62 electronic media guidelines, 462 examples of, 458-62 headings, ... 436-46, 458 APA style, 242, 450 Aristotle, 4 ARPAnet, 258 Arrangement, 21 Articles, evaluating, 232-33 Article titles: APA style for, ... 62 influence of, 28 Audiotaping: interviews, 97, 99 observations, 129 Background research, for interview, 95 Bahr, Howard M., 168anbsp;...

Title:A Rhetoric for the Social Sciences
Author:Kristine Hansen
Publisher:Longman Publishing Group - 1998


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