The Criminal Justice Student Writer's Manual

Author: William A. Johnson,Richard P. Rettig,Gregory M. Scott,Stephen M. Garrison

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780136093572

Category: Law

Page: 277

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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.

The Criminal Justice Student Writer's Manual

Author: Wm A. Johnson,Richard P. Rettig,Gregory M. Scott,Stephen M. Garrison

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0133550672

Category: Law

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. This comprehensive book is designed to accompany the primary text in any criminal justice class where writing is emphasized, or can be used as an excellent primary text for a criminal justice course in writing administrative and technical reports. The Criminal Justice Student Writer's Manual, 6e is designed to help students learn how to research and write in criminal justice, and improve their writing ability in general. While helping students with every aspect of the writing process–formatting, source citations, grammar, sentence structure, research, and utilizing available sources–it relieves instructors from the time consuming job of teaching these skills, and allows them to concentrate on the subject matter of the course they are teaching. This book is the most comprehensive book on the market that deals specifically with writing criminal justice papers. It gives specific directions for writing a variety of papers in criminal justice, from introductory to advanced, while also providing instructions on “how to write,” and how to format the paper and cite sources following the American Sociological Association’s and the American Psychological Association’s guidelines. There is really no other book on the market that provides the comprehensive directions to writing papers in criminal justice that are found in The Criminal Justice Student Writer’s Manual.

The Purposeful Argument: A Practical Guide

Author: Harry Phillips,Patricia Bostian

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1428230726

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 624

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THE PURPOSEFUL ARGUMENT: A PRACTICAL GUIDE encourages students to recognize where argument fits into their lives and how it can be a practical response to the issues in a variety of communities -- School, Workplace, Family, Neighborhood, Social-Cultural, Consumer, and Concerned Citizen. When students are encouraged to honor and respond to issues that matter to them, their investment becomes evident and their writing purposeful. Students learn how argument can become an essential negotiating skill in their lives -- both in school and beyond. With a focus on accessibility, THE PURPOSEFUL ARGUMENT relies on clear explanations, explicit examples, and practical step-by-step exercises that guide students through the process of building an argument. An innovative anthology of arguments and readings, arranged by community, covers a wide range of cutting-edge issues that address concerns of many student writers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Exploring and Understanding Careers in Criminal Justice

A Comprehensive Guide

Author: Matthew J. Sheridan,Raymond R. Rainville

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1442254319

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

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This book explores the criminal justice career landscape by providing a glimpse into the different careers and advice on how to prepare to enter those career fields. This book includes personal profiles that exemplify real work in the criminal justice profession; written by current employees, some retired and some by exemplary leaders in the field.

The Criminal Justice Student Writer's Manual

Author: William A. Johnson

Publisher: Pearson College Div

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 350

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The Criminal Justice Student Writer's Manual is designed to teach beginning students how to conduct criminal justice research and write papers in the discipline. This comprehensive resource frees instructors from having to teach much of the detail of the writing process. It is a valuable tool for all criminal justice courses that ask students to writefrom introductory classes through advanced undergraduate and graduate classes.

The Psychology Student Writer's Manual and Reader's Guide

Author: Jill M. Scott,Gregory M. Scott, Emeritus Professor,Stephen M. Garrison, Professor

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1442267003

Category: Psychology

Page: 176

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This is a supplemental text for all psychology courses that facilitates, invigorates, and enhances student learning by teaching students to read and write effectively.

The Sociology Student Writer's Manual and Reader's Guide

Author: William A. Johnson Jr.,Gregory M. Scott,Stephen M. Garrison

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 144226697X

Category: Reference

Page: 224

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The Sociology Student Writer's Manual 7/E is a practical guide to research, reading, and writing in sociology. The Sociology Student Writer’s Manual and Reader’s Guide, Seventh Edition, is a set of instructions and exercises that sequentially develop citizenship, academic, and professional skills while providing students with knowledge about a wide range of sociological concepts, phenomena, and information sources. Part 1 begins by teaching students to read newspapers and other sociological media sources critically and analytically. It focuses on the crafts of writing and scholarship by providing the basics of grammar, style, formats and source citation, and then introduces students to a variety of rich information resources including the sociological journals and the Library of Congress. Part 2 prepares students to research, read, write, review, and critique sociology scholarship. Finally, Part 3 provides advanced exercises in observing culture, socialization, inequality, and ethnicity and race.

Criminology Today

An Integrative Introduction

Author: Frank Schmalleger

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780135130315

Category: Social Science

Page: 666

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Criminology Today: An Integrative Introduction 5e is a clear, contemporary and comprehensive introduction to the study of criminology. Offering a thematic approach that contrasts the social responsibility and social problems approaches to crime theory, the book encourages students to think critically about the causes of crime. Completely up to date, this new edition addresses the question of how security & freedom interface in an age of increasing globalism. Criminology Today: An Integrative Introduction 5e introduces students to the exciting field of criminology in the 21st century.

A Pocket Style Manual, APA Version

A PDF-style e-book

Author: Diana Hacker,Nancy Sommers

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN: 1457639130

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 272

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The NEW APA version of A Pocket Style Manual provides help for students writing in social sciences and other disciplines that use APA style: psychology, sociology, economics, criminal justice, nursing, education, and business. With a focus on APA conventions and practices, examples and models from across the disciplines, and guidelines for integrating and documenting a wide variety of sources, A Pocket Style Manual, APA version, gives concise, straightforward, and trusted advice for any writing situation.

Books in Print

Author: R.R. Bowker Company

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.