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Good Essay Writing : A Social Sciences Guide (Hardcover) (Peter Redman & Wendy Maples)

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Writing good essays is one of the most challenging aspects of studying in the social sciences.  This simple guide provides you with proven approaches and techniques to help turn you into a well-oiled, essay writing machine.


Good Essay Writing demonstrates how to think critically and formulate your argument as well as offering water-tight structuring tips, referencing advice and a word on those all too familiar common worries – all brought to life through real student examples from a range of subjects.


Now in its fifth edition, this fresh update contains:

  • New essay examples are analysed and discussed, so you have a clear understanding of what makes a good essay
  • A new chapter on essay writing skills and other forms of social science writing, helping you transfer the skills you learn to different types of written assessments
  • A new Companion Website providing additional exercises and examples, helping you practice and apply the skills.

This practical guide is an absolute must for everybody wanting – or needing – to brush up on their essay writing skills and boost their grades.

SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills website for tips, quizzes and videos on study success!

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