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Writing literature reviews : a guide for students of the social and behavioral sciences

Author: Jose L Galvan
Publisher: Glendale, CA : Pyrczak, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"This easy-to-follow guide instructs students in the preparation of literature reviews for term projects, theses, and dissertations. There are numerous examples from published literature reviews that illustrate the guidelines discussed in this text. New to this edition: Most of the examples have been updated with material from recently published research. Also new: Seven new model literature reviews for discussion  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Galvan, Jose L.
Writing literature reviews.
Glendale, CA : Pyrczak, ©2006
(OCoLC)645063689
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jose L Galvan
ISBN: 1884585663 9781884585661
OCLC Number: 62071311
Description: xiv, 162 pages ; 28 cm
Contents: Writing reviews of academic literature: an overview --
Considerations in writing reviews for specific purposes --
Selecting a topic and identifying literature for review --
General guidelines for analyzing literature --
Analyzing quantitative research literature --
Analyzing qualitative research literature --
Building tables to summarize literature --
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 --
Incorporating feedback and refining the first draft --
Comprehensive self-editing checklist for refining the final draft.
Responsibility: Jose L. Galvan.
Local System Bib Number:
578268

Abstract:

"This easy-to-follow guide instructs students in the preparation of literature reviews for term projects, theses, and dissertations. There are numerous examples from published literature reviews that illustrate the guidelines discussed in this text. New to this edition: Most of the examples have been updated with material from recently published research. Also new: Seven new model literature reviews for discussion and evaluation have been added."--Publisher's website.
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