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The more complex criminal justice systems become, the greater the need for clear, direct communication.The Criminal Justice Student Writer's Manual,Fourth Editionis designed to help improve oners"s writing and is specific to the criminal justice field. It includes coverage of the writing process and the mechanics of writing, shows how to conduct research and cite sources, and presents guidelines for writing different types of common criminal justice papers. Now expanded to five parts, this edition includes a new chapter on writing a police report, separate chapters on APA and ASA style, and a separate section for writing assignments.It includes coverage of the writing process and the mechanics of writing, how to conduct research and cite sources, and guidelines for writing several different types of common criminal justice papers. Up-to-date information on criminal justice research on the World Wide Web offers readers current strategies and resources for Internet research.For anyone conducting research and/or producing writing in the criminal justice field.
Table of Contents
|A Handbook of Style for Criminal Justice|
|Writing as Communication Writing to Learn The Irony of Writing Challenge Yourself Maintain Self-Confidence|
|The Writing Process|
|The Nature of the Process Finding a Thesis|
|Defining Your Audience|
|Organizing Your Writing|
|Writing Competently Guidelines for the Competent Writer|
|Consider Your Audience|
|Aim for Consistency Have Confidence in What You Already Know about Writing|
|Eliminate Chronic Errors Punctuation, Grammar, and Spelling|
|Colons Commas Dangling Modifiers|
|Parallelism Fused (Run-on) Sentences|
|Paper Formats and Citations|
|Student Paper Formats|
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|Lists of Tables and Figures|
|Text Headings and Subheadings|
|Tables Illustrations and Figures|
|Citing Sources in ASA Style What to Document Text Citations in ASA Style References in ASA Style|
|Citing Sources in APA Style What to Document Text Citations in APA Style References in APA Style|
|How to Conduct Research in Criminal Justice|
|Organizing the Research Process Gaining Control Who Is in Control of Your Paper?|
|Understand Your Assignment What Is Your Topic?|
|What Is Your Purpose?|
|Who Is Your Audience?|
|What Kind of Research Are You Doing? Keep Your Perspective Effective Research Methods Establish an Effective Proc|
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