Call Number: Atlanta Library North 4: HV9950 .C74323 2011
The Criminal Justice Student Writer's Manual, Fifth Edition is designed to help students learn how to research and write in criminal justice and improve their writing skills. Taking a comprehensive approach, it discusses the writing process, the mechanics of writing, the importance of research and how to cite sources. Now expanded to six parts, this edition includes a new chapter on writing probation and parole reports. Combining both guidelines and samples, it prepares students to write a variety of criminal justice papers, from condensed presentations to complex reports. Some new features include: A new section on paragraph development Updated information on the American Sociological Association's Style Guide Updated information on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association- Expanded section on avoiding plagiarism Expanded section on Criminal Justice information on the World Wide Web New! PART V, REPORT WRITING IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE MARKET: Students or professionals needing a resource on writing reaction papers, article critiques, police reports, agency case studies, and policy analysis papers.
Call Number: Atlanta Library North 5 ; H61.8 .G3 1999
An introduction to writing reviews of academic literature -- Considerations in writing reviews for specific purposes -- Selecting a topic and identifying literature for review -- General guidelines for analyzing literature -- Analyzing literature from the viewpoint of a researcher -- Synthesizing literature prior to writing a review -- Guidelines for writing a first draft -- Guidelines for developing a coherent essay -- Guidelines on style, mechanics, and language usage