Rhetoric for the Social Sciences A Guide to Academic and Professional Communication

ISBN-10: 0134402723
ISBN-13: 9780134402727
Edition: 1998
Authors: Kristine Hansen
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Book details

List price: $130.60
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 8/18/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 492
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540

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.

Kristine Hansen is associate professor of English at Brigham Young University, where she has served as Coordinator of Composition. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Council of Writing Program Administrators.

Rhetoric and composing
Rhetoric and the Social Sciences
The Individual and Social Dimensions of Composing
Creating and writing about new knowledge
Research Methods, Writing, and Ethics
Interpreting Documents
Interviewing
Observing
Surveying
Experimenting
Finding and using existing knowledge
Library Research and Writing
Using the Internet as a Scholarly Resource
Common social science genres
Proposals and Prospectuses
Public Position Papers and Opinion Pieces
Abstracts, Critiques, and Reviews
Career-related genres
Resumes
Letters and Memos
Visual and oral rhetoric
Basic Principles of Document Design
Graphics
Oral Presentations
Style in the social sciences
Institutional Style
Documentation Styles

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