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  • Write No Matter What - Advice for Academics

    Write No Matter What - Advice for Academics
    av Joli Jensen

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226461700

    With growing academic responsibilities, family commitments, and inboxes, scholars are struggling to fulfill their writing goals. A finished book or even steady journal articles may seem like an impossible dream. But, as Joli Jensen proves, it really…

  • The Craft of Research, Fourth Edition

    The Craft of Research, Fourth Edition
    av Wayne C. Booth

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226239736

    With more than three-quarters of a million copies sold since its first publication, The Craft of Research has helped generations of researchers at every level from first-year undergraduates to advanced graduate students to research reporters in busi…

  • Tales of the Field

    Tales of the Field
    av John Van Maanen

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226849645

    For more than twenty years, John Van Maanen's "Tales of the Field" has been a definitive reference and guide for students, scholars, and practitioners of ethnography and beyond. Originally published in 1988, it was the one of the first works to deta…

  • A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Ninth Edition

    A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Ninth Edition
    av Kate L. Turabian

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226430577

    When Kate L. Turabian first put her famous guidelines to paper, she could hardly have imagined the world in which today's students would be conducting research. Yet while the ways in which we research and compose papers may have changed, the fundame…

  • Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes, Second Edition

    Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes, Second Edition
    av Robert M. Emerson

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226206837

    In "Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes", Robert M. Emerson, Rachel I. Fretz, and Linda L. Shaw present a series of guidelines, suggestions, and practical advice for creating useful fieldnotes in a variety of settings, demystifying a process that is oft…

  • Legal Writing in Plain English, Second Edition

    Legal Writing in Plain English, Second Edition
    av Bryan A. Garner

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226283937

    Admirably clear, concise, down-to-earth, and powerful - all too often, legal writing embodies none of these qualities. Its reputation for obscurity and needless legalese is widespread. Since 2001 Bryan A. Garner's "Legal Writing in Plain English" ha…

  • Telling About Society

    Telling About Society
    av Howard S. Becker

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226041261

    One of French writer Georges Perec's most famous pieces, "I Remember", consists of 480 numbered paragraphs - each just a few short lines recalling a memory from his childhood. The work has neither a beginning nor an end, nor does it contain any anal…

  • What Editors Do

    What Editors Do

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226299976

    Editing is an invisible art where the very best work goes undetected. Editors strive to create books that are enlightening, seamless, and pleasurable to read, all while giving credit to the author. This makes it all the more difficult to truly under…

  • Writing Fiction, Tenth Edition

    Writing Fiction, Tenth Edition
    av Janet Burroway

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226616698

    More than a quarter million copies sold!A creative writer's shelf should hold at least three essential books: a dictionary, a style guide, and Writing Fiction. Janet Burroway's best-selling classic is the most widely used creative writing text in Am…

  • Writing for Social Scientists - How to Start and Finish Your Thesis, Book, or Article, Third Edition

    Writing for Social Scientists - How to Start and Finish Your Thesis, Book, or Article, Third Edition
    av Howard S. Becker

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226683638

    For more than thirty years, Writing for Social Scientists has been a lifeboat for writers in all fields, from beginning students to published authors. It starts with a powerful reassurance: Academic writing is stressful, and even accomplished schola…

  • The Chicago Guide to Communicating Science

    The Chicago Guide to Communicating Science
    av Scott L. Montgomery

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226144504

    For more than a decade, The Chicago Guide to Communicating Science has been the go-to reference for anyone who needs to write or speak about their research. Whether a student writing a thesis, a faculty member composing a grant proposal, or a public…

  • Writing for Social Scientists, Third Edition

    Writing for Social Scientists, Third Edition
    av Howard S. Becker

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226643939

    For more than thirty years, Writing for Social Scientists has been a lifeboat for writers in all fields, from beginning students to published authors. It starts with a powerful reassurance: Academic writing is stressful, and even accomplished schola…

  • Tricks of the Trade

    Tricks of the Trade
    av Howard S. Becker

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226041247

    Designed to help students learn how to think about research projects, this guide offers suggestions which cover four broad areas of social science: the creation of the "imagery" to guide research; methods of "sampling" to generate maximum variety in…

  • The Writer's Diet

    The Writer's Diet
    av Helen Sword

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226351988

    Do your sentences sag? Could your paragraphs use a pick-me-up? If so, The Writer's Diet is for you! It's a short, sharp introduction to great writing that will help you energize your prose and boost your verbal fitness. Helen Sword dispenses with ex…

  • Getting It Published

    Getting It Published
    av William Germano

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226281407

    For more than a decade, writers have turned to William Germano for his insider's take on navigating the world of scholarly publishing. A professor, author, and thirty-year veteran of the book industry, Germano knows what editors want and what writer…

  • From Notes to Narrative

    From Notes to Narrative
    av Kristen Ghodsee

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226257556

    Ethnography centers on the culture of everyday life. So it is ironic that most scholars who do research on the intimate experiences of ordinary people write their books in a style that those people cannot understand. In recent years, the ethnographi…

  • Behind the Book - Eleven Authors on Their Path to Publication

    Behind the Book - Eleven Authors on Their Path to Publication
    av Chris Mackenzie Jones

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226405803

    Every book has a story of its own, a path leading from the initial idea that sparked it to its emergence into the world in published form. No two books follow quite the same path, but all are shaped by a similar array of market forces and writing cr…

  • Thinking Like a Political Scientist

    Thinking Like a Political Scientist
    av Christopher Howard

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226327549

    Each year, tens of thousands of students who are interested in politics go through a rite of passage: they take a course in research methods. Many find the subject to be boring or confusing, and with good reason. Most of the standard books on resear…

  • Storycraft

    Storycraft
    av Jack Hart

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226318165

    From the work of the New Journalists in the 1960s, to the "New Yorker" articles of John McPhee, Susan Orlean, Atul Gawande, and a host of others, to blockbuster book-length narratives such as Mary Roach's "Stiff" or Erik Larson's "The Devil in the W…

  • From Dissertation to Book, Second Edition

    From Dissertation to Book, Second Edition
    av William Germano

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226062044

    When a dissertation crosses my desk, I usually want to grab it by its metaphorical lapels and give it a good shake. "You know something!" I would say if it could hear me. "Now tell it to us in language we can understand!" Since its publication in 20…

  • Writing Science in Plain English

    Writing Science in Plain English
    av Anne E. Greene

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226026374

    Bad writing is bad for science. Incomprehensible journal articles, wordy proposals, and jargon-filled theses make reading a chore for students, informed lay people, and even other scientists. As a result, years of research and hard work can be passe…

  • Student`s Guide to Writing College Papers, Fifth Edition

    Student`s Guide to Writing College Papers, Fifth Edition
    av Kate L. Turabian

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226430263

    Students of all levels need to know how to write a well-reasoned, coherent research paper-and for decades Kate L. Turabian's Student's Guide to Writing College Papers has helped them to develop this critical skill. For its fifth edition, Chicago has…

  • Writing for Social Scientists

    Writing for Social Scientists
    av Howard S. Becker

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226041322

    Students and researchers all write under pressure, and those pressures - most lamentably, the desire to impress your audience rather than to communicate with them - often lead to pretentious prose, academic posturing, and, not infrequently, writer's…

  • The Dramatic Writer's Companion, Second Edition

    The Dramatic Writer's Companion, Second Edition
    av Will Dunne

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226494081

    In just eight years, The Dramatic Writer's Companion has become a classic among playwrights and screenwriters. Thousands have used its self-contained character, scene, and story exercises to spark creativity, hone their writing, and improve their sc…

  • The Chicago Guide to Writing about Multivariate Analysis, Second Edition

    The Chicago Guide to Writing about Multivariate Analysis, Second Edition
    av Jane E. Miller

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226527871

    "The Chicago Guide to Writing about Multivariate Analysis" is the book researchers turn to when looking for guidance on how to clearly present statistical results and break through the jargon that often clouds writing about applications of statistic…

  • Immersion - A Writer`s Guide to Going Deep

    Immersion - A Writer`s Guide to Going Deep
    av Ted Conover

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226113067

    Over three and a half decades, Ted Conover has ridden the rails with hoboes, crossed the border with Mexican immigrants, guarded prisoners in Sing Sing, and inspected meat for the USDA. His books and articles chronicling these experiences, including…

  • The Business of Being a Writer

    The Business of Being a Writer
    av Jane Friedman

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226393162

    Writers talk about their work in many ways: as an art, as a calling, as a lifestyle. Too often missing from these conversations is the fact that writing is also a business. The reality is, those who want to make a full or part-time job out of writin…

  • Writing Abroad

    Writing Abroad
    av Peter Chilson

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226444499

    Tell me all about your trip! It's a request that follows travelers as they head out into the world, and one of the first things they hear when they return. When we leave our homes to explore the wider world, we feel compelled to capture the experien…

  • Handbook for Science Public Information Officers

    Handbook for Science Public Information Officers
    av W. Matthew Shipman

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226179469

    Whether sharing a spectacular shot from a deep-space probe, announcing a development in genetic engineering, or crafting an easy-to-reference list of cancer risk factors, science public information officers, or PIOs, serve as scientific liaisons, co…

  • The Chicago Guide to Writing about Numbers, Second Edition

    The Chicago Guide to Writing about Numbers, Second Edition
    av Jane E. Miller

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226185774

    Earning praise from scientists, journalists, faculty, and students, The Chicago Guide to Writing about Numbers has helped thousands of writers communicate data clearly and effectively. Its publication offered a much - needed bridge between good quan…

  • How to Write a Ba Thesis, Second Edition

    How to Write a Ba Thesis, Second Edition
    av Charles Lipson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226430911

    How to Write a BA Thesis is the only book that directly addresses the needs of undergraduate students writing a major paper. This book offers step-by-step advice on how to move from early ideas to finished paper. It covers choosing a topic, selectin…

  • Permissions, A Survival Guide

    Permissions, A Survival Guide
    av Susan M. Bielstein

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226046389

    If a picture is worth a thousand words, then it's a good bet that at least half of those words relate to the picture's copyright status. Art historians, artists, and anyone who wants to use the images of others will find themselves awash in byzantin…

  • The Chicago Guide to Collaborative Ethnography

    The Chicago Guide to Collaborative Ethnography
    av Luke Eric Lassiter

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226468907

    Collaboration between ethnographers and subjects has long been a product of the close, intimate relationships that define ethnographic research. But increasingly collaboration is no longer viewed as merely a consequence of fieldwork; instead collabo…

  • The Subversive Copy Editor, Second Edition

    The Subversive Copy Editor, Second Edition
    av Carol Fisher Saller

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226240077

    Longtime manuscript editor and Chicago Manual of Style guru Carol Fisher Saller has negotiated many a standoff between a writer and editor refusing to compromise on the "rights" and "wrongs" of prose styling. Saller realized that when these sides sq…

  • Write Your Way In

    Write Your Way In
    av Rachel Toor

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226383897

    Writing, for most of us, is bound up with anxiety. It's even worse when it feels like your whole future-or at least where you'll spend the next four years in college-is on the line. It's easy to understand why so many high school seniors put off wor…

  • The Art of Creative Research

    The Art of Creative Research
    av Philip Gerard

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226179803

    All writers conduct research. For some this means poring over records and combing, archives but for many creative writers research happens in the everyday world when they scribble an observation on the subway, when they travel to get the feel for a…

  • Character, Scene, and Story

    Character, Scene, and Story
    av Will Dunne

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226393506

    Will Dunne first brought the workshop experience down to the desk level with The Dramatic Writer's Companion, offering practical exercises to help playwrights and screenwriters work through the problems that arise in developing their scripts. Now wr…

  • What Editors Want

    What Editors Want
    av Philippa J. Benson

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226043142

    Research publications have always been key to building a successful career in science, yet little if any formal guidance is offered to young scientists on how to get research papers peer reviewed, accepted, and published by leading scientific journa…

  • Indexing Books, Second Edition

    Indexing Books, Second Edition
    av Nancy C. Mulvany

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226552767

    Since 1994, Nancy Mulvany's "Indexing Books" has been the golden standard for thousands of professional indexers, editors, and authors. This long-awaited second edition, expanded and completely up-dated, will be equally revered. Like its predecessor…

  • The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checking

    The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checking
    av Brooke Borel

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226290935

    "A column by Glenn Garvin on Dec. 20 stated that the National Science Foundation 'funded a study on Jell-O wrestling at the South Pole.' That is incorrect. The event took place during off-duty hours without NSF permission and did not involve taxpaye…

  • Developmental Editing - A Handbook for Freelancers, Authors, and Publishers

    Developmental Editing - A Handbook for Freelancers, Authors, and Publishers
    av Scott Norton

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226595153

    Editing is a tricky business. It requires analytical flair and creative panache, the patience of a saint and the vision of a writer. Transforming a manuscript into a book that edifies, inspires, and sells? That's the job of the developmental editor,…

  • Digital Paper

    Digital Paper
    av Andrew Abbott

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226167640

    Today's researchers have access to more information than ever before. Yet the new material is both overwhelming in quantity and variable in quality. How can scholars survive these twin problems and produce groundbreaking research using the physical…

  • Digital Paper

    Digital Paper
    av Andrew Abbott

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226167787

    Today's researchers have access to more information than ever before. Yet the new material is both overwhelming in quantity and variable in quality. How can scholars survive these twin problems and produce groundbreaking research using the physical…

  • Cite Right, Third Edition

    Cite Right, Third Edition
    av Charles Lipson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226431109

    Cite Right is the perfect guide for anyone who needs to learn a new citation style or who needs an easy reference to Chicago, MLA, APA, AMA, and other styles. Each chapter serves as a quick guide that introduces the basics of a style, explains who m…

  • The Architecture of Story

    The Architecture of Story
    av Will Dunne

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226181882

    While successful plays tend to share certain storytelling elements, there is no single blueprint for how a play should be constructed. Instead, seasoned playwrights know how to select the right elements for their needs and organize them in a structu…

  • The Architecture of Story

    The Architecture of Story
    av Will Dunne

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226181912

    While successful plays tend to share certain storytelling elements, there is no single blueprint for how a play should be constructed. Instead, seasoned playwrights know how to select the right elements for their needs and organize them in a structu…

  • The Craft of Scientific Communication

    The Craft of Scientific Communication
    av Joseph E. Harmon

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226316628

    The ability to communicate in print and person is essential to the life of a successful scientist. But since writing is often secondary in scientific education and teaching, there remains a significant need for guides that teach scientists how best…

  • Going Public

    Going Public
    av Arlene Stein

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226364780

    At a time when policy discussions are dominated by "I feel" instead of "I know," it is more important than ever for social scientists to make themselves heard. When those who possess in-depth training and expertise are excluded from public debates a…