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Writing in Social Spaces
A social processes approach to academic writing (Research into Higher Education)
by Rowena Murray (Aug 19, 2014)
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Writing in Social Spaces addresses the problem of making time and space for writing in academic life and work. Even those who want to write, who know how to write well and who have quality publications, report that they cannot find enough time for writing. Many supervisors are unsure about how to help postgraduates improve their writing for thesis ...
They Say / I Say
The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing (Fourth Edition)
by Gerald Graff (Jun 10, 2018)
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The book that has taught millions of students to present their arguments as a response to what "they say" has been expanded to define as broadly as possible who's included in "they." Readings demonstrate the moves that matter in academic writing and represent a multitude of perspectives. The Fourth Edition includes an anthology of 40 readings--half...
Natural Experiments in the Social Sciences
A Design-Based Approach (Strategies for Social Inquiry)
by Thad Dunning (Oct 07, 2012)
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This unique book is the first comprehensive guide to the discovery, analysis, and evaluation of natural experiments - an increasingly popular methodology in the social sciences. Thad Dunning provides an introduction to key issues in causal inference, including model specification, and emphasizes the importance of strong research design over complex...
A Future History of Water
by Andrea Ballestero (Jun 20, 2019)
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Based on fieldwork among state officials, NGOs, politicians, and activists in Costa Rica and Brazil, A Future History of Water traces the non-spectacular work necessary to make water access a human right, and a human right something different from a commodity. Andrea Ballestero shows how these ephemeral distinctions are made through four techno-leg...
How to Read a Book
The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading
by Mortimer J. Adler (Aug 14, 1972)
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How to Read a Book, originally published in 1940, has become a rare phenomenon, a living classic. It is the best and most successful guide to reading comprehension for the general reader. And now it has been completely rewritten and updated. You are told about the various levels of reading and how to achieve them – from elementary reading, through...
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