Making Sense in the Social Sciences: A Students Guide to Research and Writing

Paperback | March 18, 2015

byMargot Northey, Lorne Tepperman, Patrizia Albanese

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Part of the bestselling Making Sense series, this sixth edition of Making Sense in the Social Sciences is an indispensable guide for students in any area of the discipline. Maintaining the signature straightforward style of the series, this book offers up-to-date, detailed information onproper documentation guidelines, essay and report writing, different methods of qualitative and quantitative research, ethical research, and more.

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Part of the bestselling Making Sense series, this sixth edition of Making Sense in the Social Sciences is an indispensable guide for students in any area of the discipline. Maintaining the signature straightforward style of the series, this book offers up-to-date, detailed information onproper documentation guidelines, essay and report...

Margot Northey is a specialist in communications and the former dean of the School of Business at Queen's University. Lorne Tepperman is a professor of sociology at the University of Toronto. Patrizia Albanese is a professor of sociology at Ryerson University.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:296 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.65 inPublished:March 18, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199010196

ISBN - 13:9780199010196

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Table of Contents

Preface1. Writing and Thinking2. Designing a Project3. Theorizing about a Project4. Using Quantitative Data5. Using Qualitative Data6. Exercising Judgment and Good Ethics7. Arguing and Writing with Style8. Planning and Organizing an Essay or Report9. Writing an Essay or Exam10. Documentation11. Presenting Your Work12. Common Errors in Grammar and Usage13. Punctuation14. Misused Words and PhrasesGlossary I: Social ScienceGlossary II: GrammarReferencesIndex