Effective Writing

A Guide for Social Science Students

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Author: Pedro Pak-tao Ng

Publisher: Chinese University Press

ISBN: 9789629961169

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 446

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French rule in Syria and Lebanon coincided with the rise of colonial resistance around the world and with profound social trauma after World War I. In this tightly argued study, Elizabeth Thompson shows how Syrians and Lebanese mobilized, like other colonized peoples, to claim the terms of citizenship enjoyed in the European metropole. The negotiations between the French and citizens of the Mandate set the terms of politics for decades after Syria and Lebanon achieved independence in 1946. Colonial Citizens highlights gender as a central battlefield upon which the relative rights and obligations of states and citizens were established. The participants in this struggle included not only elite nationalists and French rulers, but also new mass movements of women, workers, youth, and Islamic populists. The author examines the "gendered battles" fought over France's paternalistic policies in health, education, labor, and the press. Two important and enduring political structures issued from these conflicts: * First, a colonial welfare state emerged by World War II that recognized social rights of citizens to health, education, and labor protection. * Second, tacit gender pacts were forged first by the French and then reaffirmed by the nationalist rulers of the independent states. These gender pacts represented a compromise among male political rivals, who agreed to exclude and marginalize female citizens in public life. This study provides a major contribution to the social construction of gender in nationalist and postcolonial discourse. Returning workers, low-ranking religious figures, and most of all, women to the narrative history of the region--figures usually omitted--Colonial Citizens enhances our understanding of the interwar period in the Middle East, providing needed context for a better understanding of statebuilding, nationalism, Islam, and gender since World War II.

Effective Writing

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Author: Bruce Clifford Ross-Larson

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 9780393046397

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 266

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A valuable resource provides guidance for writing effective and direct communications through editing techniques and practical writing advice, along with a review of the basic rules of grammar and usage.

Effective Writing in Psychology

Papers, Posters,and Presentations

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Author: Bernard C. Beins,Agatha M. Beins

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111824222X

Category: Psychology

Page: 312

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The second edition of Effective Writing in Psychology helps users produce crisp scientific communication, form concise unambiguous arguments, and render technical information clear and comprehensible. The new edition incorporates the latest guidelines contained within the 6th edition of the APA Publication Manual. Clear guidelines on effective writing illustrate how to generate strong and compelling prose, even when the writing is not aimed at a research audience Incorporates changes to the guidelines contained in the 6th edition of the APA publication manual Includes material on how to adapt APA style for poster presentations using PowerPoint, and for oral presentations Contains a new section on using the Internet to present research papers and a new chapter on conducting a literature search, to guide students through databases, keywords, sources, and connections between articles Highlights methods for selecting a research topic and organizing papers Features a sample manuscript showing common deviations from correct APA style and a version demonstrating appropriate use of APA style

Effective writing for engineers, managers, scientists

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Author: Henrietta J. Tichy,Sylvia Fourdrinier

Publisher: Wiley-Interscience

ISBN: 9780471807087

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 580

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This book is also available through the Introductory Engineering Custom Publishing System. If you are interested in creating a course-pack that includes chapters from this book, you can get further information by calling 212-850-6272 or sending email inquiries to engineerjwiley.com. Good writing is brief and clear. This new edition of the popular handbook offers updated, practical advice on writing effective letters, reports, and memos, while retaining the easy-to-read format that made the first edition so popular. Presents examples of good writing to serve as models and also shows what to avoid. Includes illustrations (many more than in the 1st edition) of many types of good writing, culled from diverse sources. There is new material on writing minutes, news releases, resumes, and style guides. The section on writing reports has been thoroughly revised--every phase from initial organization to final selection of style has been updated to reflect modern practice. Suitable for classroom use or self-study.

Effective Writing for Business, College and Life

The Indispensable Writing Resource to Help You Be Creative, Get Organized, Be Effective and Complete the Task

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Author: William Stanek

Publisher: RP Books & Audio

ISBN: 1575458195

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 156

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Effective writing for business, college & life: the down in the trenches writing resource you need to be successful. Use this concise guide to help you: write essays, papers, and dissertations; create reports and presentations; develop articles, stories, and novels; publish online, and CD-ROM.

Effective Writing Skills for Social Work Students

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Author: Philip Musson

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780857254184

Category: Social Science

Page: 96

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This concise text is written specifically to help students and practitioners hone their techniques and develop their skills when it comes to writing in a clear, accessible and, above all, rigorous manner. There are sections on good essay writing and how to construct an argument, referencing and plagiarism, and reflective and critical writing. More than just another study skills book, Effective Writing Skills for Social Work is focused on real, day-to-day practice issues and the complex academic demands faced by social work students.

Effective Writing Student's Book

Writing Skills for Intermediate Students of American English

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Author: Jean Withrow

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521316088

Category: Education

Page: 90

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A practice book for achieving writing skills in American English in such areas as letters, stories, reports, articles, instructions, business letters, memos, and opinion essays.

Effective Writing Teacher's Manual

Writing Skills for Intermediate Students of American English

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Author: Jean Withrow

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521316095

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 90

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Writing skills for intermediate students. The Teacher's Manual explains the rationale behind the material, and gives detailed notes on the exercises.

The language of science

a guide to effective writing

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Author: William Gilman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 248

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Effective Writing

A Handbook for Accountants

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Author: Claire B. May,Gordon S. May

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0133579751

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in Intermediate Accounting, Accounting, Business Communication, and Technical Writing This useful guide covers all stages of the writing process—planning, critical thinking, generating and organizing ideas, writing the draft, revising, and designing for presentation. With an emphasis on coherence, conciseness, and clarity as the most important qualities of the writing done by accountants, it guides readers through the essential skills, highlights aspects of communication that can enhance writing skills, provides material on research, shows how to write for the workplace, and includes coverage of the ethics of communication.

Stunning Sentences (The Effective Writing Series)

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Author: Bruce Ross-Larson

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393340694

Category: Reference

Page: 96

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Whether you are composing a Web page on the Internet or agonizing over an annual budget report, these books are the key to clarity, accuracy, and economy in any writing task. Offers more than 100 model sentence types in a catalog format, giving writers many interesting and provocative ways to say what they mean. Writers looking for a more striking way to open a sentence will find these options: the announcement, the editorial opening, the opening appositive, the opening absolute, and the conjunction opening, among others. Examples of each sentence type ensure the reader's understanding of the concepts.

Skills for Effective Writing Level 1 Student's Book

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Author: Cambridge University Press

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 110768434X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 144

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Provides exercises and instruction for writings skills, including capitalization, formatting paragraphs, and complex sentences.

Effective Writing

A Handbook with Stories for Lawyers

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Author: John Phelps Warnock

Publisher: Parlor Press LLC

ISBN: 9780972477277

Category: Law

Page: 182

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"Effective Writing" offers specific advice on how to write effectively the many kinds of writing lawyers do in actual practice. It considers what makes writing effective in letters of various kinds, forms, bills, the many kinds of writing done through the trial, writing for an appeal, contracts, and writing for wills and trusts.

11 Essentials of Effective Writing

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Author: Ann Marie Radaskiewicz McNeely

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285545826

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 320

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11 ESSENTIALS OF EFFECTIVE WRITING is organized around the eleven characteristics of quality writing. The integration of the writing process and extensive exercises provides students with the foundation they need to be successful writers in their academic, personal, and professional lives. Clear, succinct explanations and a variety of visuals and examples help students easily remember the eleven essential qualities of writing as they learn to apply them to their own writing. Each chapter features a checklist so students can evaluate their writing for successful use of one of the eleven qualities and suggested activities designed to specifically highlight academic, professional, and personal applications. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Effective Writing Strategies for Engineers and Scientists

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Author: Donald C. Woolston

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780873710992

Category: Science

Page: 200

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This easy-to-read, concise book is filled with examples, hints, reminders and reviews designed to help engineers and scientists develop effective writing skills. Use the book to learn to write better reports, memos, and journal articles and keep it close at hand when you have questions about organization, clarity and style, writing and revising rough drafts, graphics, workplace writing, computers in writing, and legal issues in writing. The book also contains four helpful appendices on common errors, equations and abbreviations, preparing manuscripts for publication, and documenting information sources. Effective Writing Strategies for Engineers and Scientists provides easy training for the type of writing required of engineers and scientists, gives specific advise for conveying complicated information, and describes how to synthesize information according to specific writing strategies. It is a "must" for every scientist's and engineer's bookshelf.

Bids, Proposals and Tenders

Succeeding with Effective Writing

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Author: David Nickson

Publisher: BCS, The Chartered Institute

ISBN: 1906124892

Category: Electronic books

Page: 140

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This book is a must-have for anyone producing bids and proposals ranging from short covering letters through to tenders for major corporate or government procurement. Its contents and practical advice will prove hugely beneficial for sales, marketing, project and technical staff and for business students at all levels.

Effective Writing

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Author: Judith Rees

Publisher: Select Knowledge Limited

ISBN: 0748267697

Category: Business writing

Page: 62

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This title deals specifically with written communications. It aims to help you prepare, produce and pass on written information in the most efficient and effective way. By following the guidelines and techniques given, you should be able to get your written messages across more effectively.

Thinking Like a Writer

A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing

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Author: Stephen V. Armstrong,Timothy P. Terrell

Publisher: Practising Law Inst

ISBN: 9781402411281

Category: Law

Page: 427

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Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing gives you the specialized knowledge and techniques to draft clear and compelling legal documents, no matter how complicated the issues involved.

Steps for Effective Writing

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Author: Catherine I. Williams

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781434380289

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 152

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The Link between Effective Writing and Vocation A vocation is a calling. It is profound, it is exciting, and it is dynamic. It gives freedom, and it is fun. Dr. Williams, as an educator, shows her freedom. She is not a slave to a book, or to a syllabus. She is disciplined, organized and free to truly teach. Has there been a time when you would sit down to write a letter and you felt discouraged? You just couldn't express yourself. Did you need to write a report or a memo and find yourself erasing it, scratching things out or hitting the delete button over and over? Many of us suffer this writing dilemma because we have had a bad education-schools were not up to par. Supervisors may have been too critical, busy and demanding, or burdened by their own responsibilities and lack of encouragement; which lead to our own writing hesitancy, fear and even skittishness. Then there's another story-"I'm too busy." There is denial of writing competence and resistance to change. In this new book Steps for Effective Writing, Dr. Catherine Williams, encourages you to write effectively. She helps you to get your ideas from "head to paper." She believes that life is a series of steps, and in Steps for Effective Writing, you will learn how to write clearly, concisely and correctly. Your writings will be coherent and complete. You will learn what "mapping" does, and how outlining shapes your written work. There are other valuable tips, tricks and tools in this book. The thing that I like about Steps for Effective Writing is that it inspires you to believe in yourself and in your work. This is because, Dr. Cathy, as she is affectionately called, is a child of the King and her book is a mandated product ofher relationship with Him. Therefore, her life as a vocation is dynamic, exciting, passionate and disciplined. She and her students have fun while learning and, you too, will experience Steps for Effective Writing in a similar way. While doing so, you will become an effective writer in this teachable moment. Raymond Kammerer, Her student