Good Essay Writing (häftad)
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Maples, Wendy
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Good Essay Writing (häftad)

Good Essay Writing

A Social Sciences Guide

Häftad Engelska, 2017-03-08
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Writing good essays is one of the most challenging aspects of studying in the social sciences.  This simple guide provides you with proven approaches and techniques to help turn you into a well-oiled, essay writing machine.

Good Essay Writing demonstrates how to think critically and formulate your argument as well as offering water-tight structuring tips, referencing advice and a word on those all too familiar common worries ? all brought to life through real student examples from a range of subjects.

Now in its fifth edition, this fresh update contains:

  • New essay examples are analysed and discussed, so you have a clear understanding of what makes a good essay
  • A new chapter on essay writing skills and other forms of social science writing, helping you transfer the skills you learn to different types of written assessments
  • A new Companion Website providing additional exercises and examples, helping you practice and apply the skills.
This practical guide is an absolute must for everybody wanting ? or needing ? to brush up on their essay writing skills and boost their grades.

The Student Success series are essential guides for students of all levels. From how to think critically and write great essays to planning your dream career, the Student Success series helps you study smarter and get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips and resources for study success!

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This book is very valuable for any student intending to write an academic essay. It is well structured, provides ample examples, has valuable advice and tips, and is easy to navigate.

Lecturer in Radiography, Birmingham City University This book is an easy to read and understand text which is written in an accessible style for undergraduate students. I recommend it, and would like to see it used more widely by my students.

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Peter Redman has been teaching social science at The Open University for the last 25 years. During this time he has worked closely with numerous students helping them reflect on and improve their writing skills. He is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology.

Wendy Maples has been teaching in the Social Sciences for over 25 years. She has worked on a number of interdisciplinary courses for the Open University, writing course texts in Social Science research methods and Environment, as well as learning development materials for students and teaching development materials for lecturers. Dr Maples is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.


Introduction What is a Social Science Essay? Stages of Writing, from Preparation to Final Version Matching the Answer to the Question Reading, Note-taking and Literature Searches Thinking Critically and Formulating an Argument Writing Introductions Writing the Main Section Writing Conclusions Referencing Essay writing skills and other forms of social science writing Some Common Worries What Tutors Look for When Marking Essays Examples of Student Essays