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ISBN-13 9780205778102ISBN-10 0205778100
ISBN-10 0205617360ISBN-13 9780205617364
Author(s): Diane E. Schmidt
Publisher: Longman
Copyright year: © 2010 Pages: 400

A complete resource for writing an effective paper, Diane Schmidt’s latest edition of Writing in Political Science gives students a practical guide for writing and arguing about political events, ideas, passions and agendas.  A collection of actual student essays shows you how to write your way to a better grade.  After reading Writing in Political Science students will know how to:

  • Choose and narrow a research topic

  • Formulate a research agenda

  • Quickly locate reputable information online

  • Execute a study and write about your findings

  • Use the vocabulary of political science discourse

  • Follow the criteria used to evaluate student assignments when writing

  • Apply your writing skills to an internship, civic engagement project, or work-study program

  • Manage and preserve achievements for career development