Writing for Social Scientists: How to Start and Finish Your Thesis, Book, Or Article

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University of Chicago Press, 1986 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 180 pages
An examination of the moral and emotional problems at the root of bad writing.

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User Review  - MorganGMac - LibraryThing

More inspirational than useful but still worth reading. Becker gives advice geared toward grad students and young professionals on the importance of editing for clarity, avoiding language that ... Read full review

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I love books about writing, which is one reason I have so many of them. After reading Becker’s Writing for Social Scientists I understand that reading them is also part of my ritual to avoid actually ... Read full review

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About the author (1986)

Howard Becker lives and works in San Francisco. He is the author of several books, including "Outsiders," "Writing for Social Scientists," and "Tricks of the Trade," the latter two published by the University of Chicago Press.

The author resides in Allendale. NJ.

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