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Writing literature reviews : a guide for students of the social and behavioral sciences / Jose L. Galvan and Melisa C. Galvan.

Author/Creator:
Galvan, Jose L., author.
Other Title:
Guide for students of the social and behavioral sciences
Edition:
Seventh edition.
Publication:
New York, NY : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.
Format/Description:
Book
xix, 288 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Subjects:
Social sciences -- Research.
Social sciences -- Authorship.
Psychology -- Research.
Scholarly periodicals.
Academic writing.
Book reviewing.
Literature.
Academic writing.
Book reviewing.
Psychology -- Research.
Scholarly periodicals.
Social sciences -- Authorship.
Social sciences -- Research.
Literaturauswertung
Sozialwissenschaften
Literature.
Summary:
"This useful guide educates students in the preparation of literature reviews for term projects, theses, and dissertations. The authors provide numerous examples from published reviews that illustrate the guidelines discussed throughout the book. New to the seventh edition: each chapter breaks down the larger holistic review of literature exercise into a series of smaller, manageable steps; practical instructions for navigating today's digital libraries; comprehensive discussions about digital tools, including bibliographic and plagiarism detection software; chapter activities that reflect the book's updated content; new model literature reviews; and online resources designed to help instructors plan and teach their courses"--Page 4 of cover.
Contents:
Managing the Literature Search. Writing reviews of academic literature : an overview
Learn to navigate the electronic resources in your university's library
Selecting a topic for your review
Organizing yourself to begin the selection of relevant titles
Analyzing the Relevant Literature. Conduct a deep analysis of the articles
Analyzing quantitative research literature
Analyzing qualitative research literature
Organizing your notes by grouping the results of your analysis
Writing the First Draft of Your Literature Review. Synthesizing trends and patterns : preparing to write
Guidelines for writing a first draft
Guidelines for developing a coherent essay
Editing and Preparing the Final Draft of Your Review. Guidelines for editing your essay and incorporating feedback
Preparing a reference list
Appendices: Comprehensive self-editing checklist for refining the final draft ; Sample literature reviews.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Galvan, Melisa, author.
ISBN:
9781138294219
1138294217
9780415315746
0415315743
9781315229386
OCLC:
960844318
Publisher Number:
99974867775
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