9781884585500

Writing Literature Reviews: A Guide for Students of the Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    9781884585500

  • ISBN10:

    1884585507

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 1/1/2004
  • Publisher: PYRCZAK PUBLISHING
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Author Biography

Jose L. Galvan: California State University, Los Angeles

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Second Editionp. ix
Writing Reviews of Academic Literature: An Overviewp. 1
Considerations in Writing Reviews for Specific Purposesp. 11
Selecting a Topic and Identifying Literature for Reviewp. 17
General Guidelines for Analyzing Literaturep. 33
Analyzing Literature from the Viewpoint of a Researcherp. 43
Synthesizing Literature Prior to Writing a Reviewp. 53
Guidelines for Writing a First Draftp. 63
Guidelines for Developing a Coherent Essayp. 73
Guidelines on Style, Mechanics, and Language Usagep. 81
Incorporating Feedback and Refining the First Draftp. 91
Comprehensive Self-Editing Checklist for Refining the Final Draftp. 95
Supplementary Readings: Sample Literature Reviews for Discussion and Evaluationp. 101
The Role of Physical Exercise in Alcoholism Treatment and Recoveryp. 103
Individual Differences in Student Cheatingp. 107
Knowledge, Interest, and Narrative Writingp. 111
Perfectionism and Ethnicity: Implications for Depressive Symptoms and Self-Reported Academic Achievementp. 115
A Closer Look at Locating Literature Electronicallyp. 119
Sample ERIC Searchp. 121
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