Political Argument: A Guide to Research, Writing, and Debating by Marc Menard

Political Argument: A Guide to Research, Writing, and Debating

byMarc Menard

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This comprehensive yet concise guide to research, writing, and debating in political science provides students with the skills they need to conduct proper research, present clear arguments, and produce effective written work.

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Marc Menard is a professor in the School of English and Liberal Studies at Toronto's Seneca College where he develops and teaches political science courses. Every year, he introduces Canadian and International students to the world of politics with the aim of engaging their interest in the world around them and developing their writin...
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Title:Political Argument: A Guide to Research, Writing, and DebatingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.36 inPublished:September 3, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019901874X

ISBN - 13:9780199018741

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Table of Contents

PrefaceIntroduction: Valuing the Science in Political SciencePart One: Researching in Political Science1. The Importance of Research in Political Science2. Research Pitfalls and How to Avoid ThemPart Two: Writing in Political Science3. The Writing Process in Political Science4. Preparing the ArgumentPart Three: Debating in Political Science5. The Art of Debating in Political ScienceConclusionGlossaryEndnotesIndex

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"The debating section sets this text apart, as does the detail in organizing ideas and researching before beginning to write a research paper." --Andrea Brown, Wilfrid Laurier University