Publisher description for Good essay writing : a social sciences guide / Peter Redman.

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Top marks can not be guaranteed - but there are proven approaches and techniques which, when applied well, can help everyone to write good essays. The Second Edition of this `must have' guide builds on the success of the first with updated and expanded advice. Good Essay Writing provides answers to the key questions which need to be considered when preparing an essay. For example: What do tutors look for when marking essays? What kind of skills will be needed at different course levels? How can inadvertent plagiarism be avoided? What are the protocols for referencing? Good Essay Writing shows you how to approach different types of essay question, provides detailed guidelines on the various ways of supporting and sustaining key arguments, addresses common worries, and provides concrete examples of good practice. Key points are encapsulated in easy to digest summaries. Good Essay Writing is highly recommended for everybody studying social sciences wishing to brush up on their essay writing skills.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
English language -- Rhetoric.
Social sciences -- Authorship -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Essay -- Authorship -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Report writing -- Problems, exercises, etc.