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

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

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226494562

    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 Fiction, Tenth Edition

    Writing Fiction, Tenth Edition
    av Janet Burroway

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226616551

    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…

  • Character, Scene, and Story

    Character, Scene, and Story
    av Will Dunne

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226393476

    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…

  • Thinking Like a Political Scientist

    Thinking Like a Political Scientist
    av Christopher Howard

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226327402

    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…

  • The Chicago Guide to Collaborative Ethnography

    The Chicago Guide to Collaborative Ethnography
    av Luke Eric Lassiter

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226468891

    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 Art of Creative Research

    The Art of Creative Research
    av Philip Gerard

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226179773

    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…

  • The Business of Being a Writer

    The Business of Being a Writer
    av Jane Friedman

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226393025

    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…

  • Handbook for Science Public Information Officers

    Handbook for Science Public Information Officers
    av W. Matthew Shipman

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226179322

    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…

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

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

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226405773

    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…

  • 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

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226494425

    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…

  • The Chicago Guide to Grammar, Usage, and Punctuation

    The Chicago Guide to Grammar, Usage, and Punctuation
    av Bryan A. Garner

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226188850

    Few people can write with as much authority on the English language as Bryan A. Garner. The author of "The" "Chicago Manual of Style" s popular Grammar and Usage chapter, Garner is adept at explaining the vagaries of English with absolute precision…

  • From Notes to Narrative

    From Notes to Narrative
    av Kristen Ghodsee

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226257419

    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…

  • Getting It Published

    Getting It Published
    av William Germano

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226281377

    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…

  • Storycraft

    Storycraft
    av Jack Hart

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226318141

    From the work of the New Journalists in the 1960s, to the New Yorker essays 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 "Devil in the White Cit…

  • Write Your Way In

    Write Your Way In
    av Rachel Toor

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226383750

    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…

  • Social Problems

    Social Problems
    av Donileen Loseke

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202307039

    This collection of focused essays is directed at several levels of students of social problems. It is accessible to the uninitiated, who are not familiar with the constructionist literature, and aimed at those who are not particularly interested in…

  • What Editors Want

    What Editors Want
    av Philippa J. Benson

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226043135

    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…

  • The Craft of Translation

    The Craft of Translation

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226048697

    Written by some of the most distinguished literary translators working in English today, these essays offer new and uncommon insights into the understanding and craft of translation. The contributors not only describe the complexity of translating l…

  • Telling About Society

    Telling About Society
    av Howard S. Becker

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226041254

    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

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226299839

    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…

  • But Can I Start a Sentence with "But"?

    But Can I Start a Sentence with "But"?
    av The University of Chicago Press Editorial Staff

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226370644

    Q. Is it "happy medium" or "happy median"? My author writes: "We would all be much better served as stewards of finite public funds if we could find that happy median where trust reigns supreme." Thanks! A. The idiom is "happy medium," but I like th…

  • Cite Right

    Cite Right
    av Charles Lipson

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226484631

    Thousands of students have turned to veteran teacher Charles Lipson for no-nonsense advice on how to cite sources properly - and avoid plagiarism - when writing their research papers. This new edition of his book "Cite Right", the popular overview o…

  • The Chicago Guide to Writing about Numbers, Second Edition

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

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226185637

    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 quanti…

  • Writing Abroad

    Writing Abroad
    av Peter Chilson

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226444352

    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…

  • Going Public

    Going Public
    av Arlene Stein

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226364643

    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…

  • Immersion

    Immersion
    av Ted Conover

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226416168

    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…

  • Write No Matter What

    Write No Matter What
    av Joli Jensen

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226461670

    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 Chicago Guide to Fact-Checking

    The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checking
    av Brooke Borel

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226290768

    "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

    Developmental Editing
    av Scott Norton

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226595146

    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,…