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6 Steps to Effective Writing in Criminal Justice

6 Steps to Effective Writing in Criminal Justice - 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0534172916

Cover of 6 Steps to Effective Writing in Criminal Justice 03 (ISBN 978-0534172916)
ISBN13: 978-0534172916
ISBN10: 0534172911
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 03
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2003
International: No

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6 Steps to Effective Writing in Criminal Justice - 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0534172916

Judy Schmidt and Mike Hooper

ISBN13: 978-0534172916
ISBN10: 0534172911
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 03
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc

Published: 2003
International: No
Summary

This compact resource is intended to aid students in developing strong writing skills and to help them prepare for their academic and professional pursuits. The authors approach writing as a series of skills to be applied at each stage of the writing process: generating ideas, developing and planning, drafting, revising, and editing. Sample writing topics, examples, formats, and sample papers reflect the criminal justice discipline, providing a complement to classroom instruction and discussion.

Benefits:

  • This book offers students help in writing research papers through sample writing topics, examples, formats, and sample papers. This provides a complement to classroom instruction while introducing students to the tenets of strong academic and professional writing in the field.
  • This text is uniquely succinct and concise and will not overwhelm students.
  • The authors approach writing as a series of skills to be applied at each stage of the writing process: generating ideas, developing and planning, drafting, revising, and editing.

Author Bio

Schmidt, Judy : Harrisburg Area Community College


Hooper, Mike : California Department of Justice

Table of Contents

1. Thinking About Writing Projects.
2. Building the Paper's Structure.
3. Preparing to Write.
4. Drafting.
5. Revising at the Content Level.
6. Revision: Evaluating Sentence Structure and Style.
Appendix A: Practitioner Research Report Example.
Appendix B: Administrative Reports.
Appendix C: Investigative Reports.