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The political science student writer's manual /

by Scott, Gregory M; Garrison, Stephen M.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c1998Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xiv, 337 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0136248004.Subject(s): Political science -- Authorship | Political science -- Research
Contents:
Introduction. The discipline of political science -- Part I. A handbook of style for political science. 1. Writing as communication -- 2. Writing competently -- 3. Paper formats -- 4. Citing sources -- Part II. Conducting research in political science. 5. Organizing the research process -- 6. Sources of information in agencies and the library -- 7. Writing and politics on the Internet -- Part III. Writing different types of political science papers. 8 Two brief writing assignments -- 9. The position paper : problem solving for introductory classes -- 10. Book reviews -- 11. Traditional research papers -- 12. Political analysis papers -- 13. Policy analysis papers -- 14. Administrative case studies -- 15. Case briefs in constitutional and international law -- 16. Public opinion survey papers -- Glossary of political science terms.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction. The discipline of political science -- Part I. A handbook of style for political science. 1. Writing as communication -- 2. Writing competently -- 3. Paper formats -- 4. Citing sources -- Part II. Conducting research in political science. 5. Organizing the research process -- 6. Sources of information in agencies and the library -- 7. Writing and politics on the Internet -- Part III. Writing different types of political science papers. 8 Two brief writing assignments -- 9. The position paper : problem solving for introductory classes -- 10. Book reviews -- 11. Traditional research papers -- 12. Political analysis papers -- 13. Policy analysis papers -- 14. Administrative case studies -- 15. Case briefs in constitutional and international law -- 16. Public opinion survey papers -- Glossary of political science terms.

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