Style

Toward Clarity and Grace

Author: Joseph M. Williams,Gregory G. Colomb

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226899152

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 208

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This acclaimed book is a master teacher's tested program for turning clumsy prose into clear, powerful, and effective writing. A logical, expert, easy-to-use plan for achieving excellence in expression, Style offers neither simplistic rules nor endless lists of dos and don'ts. Rather, Joseph Williams explains how to be concise, how to be focused, how to be organized. Filled with realistic examples of good, bad, and better writing, and step-by-step strategies for crafting a sentence or organizing a paragraph, Style does much more than teach mechanics: it helps anyone who must write clearly and persuasively transform even the roughest of drafts into a polished work of clarity, coherence, impact, and personality. "Buy Williams's book. And dig out from storage your dog-eared old copy of The Elements of Style. Set them side by side on your reference shelf."—Barbara Walraff, Atlantic "Let newcoming writers discover this, and let their teachers and readers rejoice. It is a practical, disciplined text that is also a pleasure to read."—Christian Century "An excellent book....It provides a sensible, well-balanced approach, featuring prescriptions that work."—Donald Karzenski, Journal of Business Communication "Intensive fitness training for the expressive mind."—Booklist (The college textbook version, Style: Ten Lessons in Clarity and Grace, 9th edition, is available from Longman. ISBN 9780321479358.)
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The Chicago Guide to Communicating Science

Second Edition

Author: Scott L. Montgomery

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 022614450X

Category: Reference

Page: 312

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This book is a comprehensive guide to scientific communication that has been used widely in courses and workshops as well as by individual scientists and other professionals since its first publication in 2002. This revision accounts for the many ways in which the globalization of research and the changing media landscape have altered scientific communication over the past decade. With an increased focus throughout on how research is communicated in industry, government, and non-profit centers as well as in academia, it now covers such topics as the opportunities and perils of online publishing, the need for translation skills, and the communication of scientific findings to the broader world, both directly through speaking and writing and through the filter of traditional and social media. It also offers advice for those whose research concerns controversial issues, such as climate change and emerging viruses, in which clear and accurate communication is especially critical to the scientific community and the wider world.
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How To Write a Paper

Author: George M. Hall

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118488733

Category: Medical

Page: 176

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This concise paperback is one of the best known guides to writing apaper for publication in biomedical journals. Its straightforwardformat – a chapter covering each of part of the structuredabstract – makes it relevant and easy to use for any novicepaper writer. How to Write a Paper addresses the mechanics ofsubmission, including electronic submission, and how publishershandle papers, writing letters to journals abstracts for scientificmeetings, and assessing papers. This new edition also covers how towrite a book review and updated chapters on ethics, electronicpublication and submission, and the movement for open access.
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Lingua Franca

The Review of Academic Life

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education, Higher

Page: N.A

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The Craft of Research, Third Edition

Author: Wayne C. Booth,Gregory G. Colomb,Joseph M. Williams

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 0226062643

Category: Reference

Page: 336

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With more than 400,000 copies now in print, The Craft of Research is the unrivaled resource for researchers at every level, from first-year undergraduates to research reporters at corporations and government offices. Seasoned researchers and educators Gregory G. Colomb and Joseph M. Williams present an updated third edition of their classic handbook, whose first and second editions were written in collaboration with the late Wayne C. Booth. The Craft of Research explains how to build an argument that motivates readers to accept a claim; how to anticipate the reservations of readers and to respond to them appropriately; and how to create introductions and conclusions that answer that most demanding question, “So what?” The third edition includes an expanded discussion of the essential early stages of a research task: planning and drafting a paper. The authors have revised and fully updated their section on electronic research, emphasizing the need to distinguish between trustworthy sources (such as those found in libraries) and less reliable sources found with a quick Web search. A chapter on warrants has also been thoroughly reviewed to make this difficult subject easier for researchers Throughout, the authors have preserved the amiable tone, the reliable voice, and the sense of directness that have made this book indispensable for anyone undertaking a research project.
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Soziologische Phantasie

Author: C. Wright Mills

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 365810015X

Category: Social Science

Page: 325

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Soziologische Phantasie, die erstmals 1963 erschienene deutsche Übersetzung von C. Wright Mills‘ The Sociological Imagination, darf zurecht als Meilenstein wissenschaftlich-politischer Debatten in den Vereinigten Staaten betrachtet werden und zählt auch heute noch zu einer der wichtigsten Selbstkritiken der Soziologie. Mills schlägt hier einen dritten Weg zwischen bloßem Empirismus und abgehobener Theorie ein: Er plädiert für eine kritische Sozialwissenschaft, die sich weder bürokratisch instrumentalisieren lässt noch selbstverliebt vor sich hin prozessiert, sondern gesellschaftliche Bedeutung erlangt, indem sie den Zusammenhang von persönlichen Schwierigkeiten und öffentlichen Problemen erhellt. Eben dies sei Aufgabe und Verheißung einer Soziologie, die sich viel zu häufig „einer merkwürdigen Lust an der Attitüde des Unbeteiligten“ hingebe.
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Chicago Guide to Preparing Electronic Manuscripts

Author: University of Chicago. Press,The University of Chicago Press Editorial Staff,University of Chicago Press Staff

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226103921

Category: Computers

Page: 143

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Discusses the basic steps of electronic publishing
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Student's Guide to Writing College Papers

Fourth Edition

Author: Kate L. Turabian

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226816333

Category: Reference

Page: 288

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High school students, two-year college students, and university students all need to know how to write a well-reasoned, coherent research paper—and for decades Kate Turabian’s Student’s Guide to Writing College Papers has helped them to develop this critical skill. In the new fourth edition of Turabian’s popular guide, the team behind Chicago’s widely respected The Craft of Research has reconceived and renewed this classic for today’s generation. Designed for less advanced writers than Turabian’s Manual of Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Seventh Edition, Gregory G. Colomb and Joseph M. Williams here introduce students to the art of defining a topic, doing high-quality research with limited resources, and writing an engaging and solid college paper. The Student’s Guide is organized into three sections that lead students through the process of developing and revising a paper. Part 1, "Writing Your Paper," guides students through the research process with discussions of choosing and developing a topic, validating sources, planning arguments, writing drafts, avoiding plagiarism, and presenting evidence in tables and figures. Part 2, "Citing Sources," begins with a succinct introduction to why citation is important and includes sections on the three major styles students might encounter in their work—Chicago, MLA, and APA—all with full coverage of electronic source citation. Part 3, "Style," covers all matters of style important to writers of college papers, from punctuation to spelling to presenting titles, names, and numbers. With the authority and clarity long associated with the name Turabian, the fourth edition of Student’s Guide to Writing College Papers is both a solid introduction to the research process and a convenient handbook to the best practices of writing college papers. Classroom tested and filled with relevant examples and tips, this is a reference that students, and their teachers, will turn to again and again.
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The Craft of Research, 2nd edition

Author: Wayne C. Booth,Gregory G. Colomb,Joseph M. Williams

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 0226065693

Category: Science

Page: 344

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Since 1995, more than 150,000 students and researchers have turned to The Craft of Research for clear and helpful guidance on how to conduct research and report it effectively . Now, master teachers Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams present a completely revised and updated version of their classic handbook. Like its predecessor, this new edition reflects the way researchers actually work: in a complex circuit of thinking, writing, revising, and rethinking. It shows how each part of this process influences the others and how a successful research report is an orchestrated conversation between a researcher and a reader. Along with many other topics, The Craft of Research explains how to build an argument that motivates readers to accept a claim; how to anticipate the reservations of thoughtful yet critical readers and to respond to them appropriately; and how to create introductions and conclusions that answer that most demanding question, "So what?" Celebrated by reviewers for its logic and clarity, this popular book retains its five-part structure. Part 1 provides an orientation to the research process and begins the discussion of what motivates researchers and their readers. Part 2 focuses on finding a topic, planning the project, and locating appropriate sources. This section is brought up to date with new information on the role of the Internet in research, including how to find and evaluate sources, avoid their misuse, and test their reliability. Part 3 explains the art of making an argument and supporting it. The authors have extensively revised this section to present the structure of an argument in clearer and more accessible terms than in the first edition. New distinctions are made among reasons, evidence, and reports of evidence. The concepts of qualifications and rebuttals are recast as acknowledgment and response. Part 4 covers drafting and revising, and offers new information on the visual representation of data. Part 5 concludes the book with an updated discussion of the ethics of research, as well as an expanded bibliography that includes many electronic sources. The new edition retains the accessibility, insights, and directness that have made The Craft of Research an indispensable guide for anyone doing research, from students in high school through advanced graduate study to businesspeople and government employees. The authors demonstrate convincingly that researching and reporting skills can be learned and used by all who undertake research projects. New to this edition: Extensive coverage of how to do research on the internet, including how to evaluate and test the reliability of sources New information on the visual representation of data Expanded bibliography with many electronic sources
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A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Seventh Edition

Chicago Style for Students and Researchers

Author: Kate L. Turabian

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226823386

Category: Reference

Page: 436

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Dewey. Bellow. Strauss. Friedman. The University of Chicago has been the home of some of the most important thinkers of the modern age. But perhaps no name has been spoken with more respect than Turabian. The dissertation secretary at Chicago for decades, Kate Turabian literally wrote the book on the successful completion and submission of the student paper. Her Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, created from her years of experience with research projects across all fields, has sold more than seven million copies since it was first published in 1937. Now, with this seventh edition, Turabian’s Manual has undergone its most extensive revision, ensuring that it will remain the most valuable handbook for writers at every level—from first-year undergraduates, to dissertation writers apprehensively submitting final manuscripts, to senior scholars who may be old hands at research and writing but less familiar with new media citation styles. Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, and the late Wayne C. Booth—the gifted team behind The Craft of Research—and the University of Chicago Press Editorial Staff combined their wide-ranging expertise to remake this classic resource. They preserve Turabian’s clear and practical advice while fully embracing the new modes of research, writing, and source citation brought about by the age of the Internet. Booth, Colomb, and Williams significantly expand the scope of previous editions by creating a guide, generous in length and tone, to the art of research and writing. Growing out of the authors’ best-selling Craft of Research, this new section provides students with an overview of every step of the research and writing process, from formulating the right questions to reading critically to building arguments and revising drafts. This leads naturally to the second part of the Manual for Writers, which offers an authoritative overview of citation practices in scholarly writing, as well as detailed information on the two main citation styles (“notes-bibliography” and “author-date”). This section has been fully revised to reflect the recommendations of the fifteenth edition of The Chicago Manual of Style and to present an expanded array of source types and updated examples, including guidance on citing electronic sources. The final section of the book treats issues of style—the details that go into making a strong paper. Here writers will find advice on a wide range of topics, including punctuation, table formatting, and use of quotations. The appendix draws together everything writers need to know about formatting research papers, theses, and dissertations and preparing them for submission. This material has been thoroughly vetted by dissertation officials at colleges and universities across the country. This seventh edition of Turabian’s Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations is a classic reference revised for a new age. It is tailored to a new generation of writers using tools its original author could not have imagined—while retaining the clarity and authority that generations of scholars have come to associate with the name Turabian.
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Schreiben wie ein Schriftsteller

Fach- und Sachbuch, Biografie, Reisebericht, Kritik, Business, Wissenschaft und Technik

Author: William Zinsser

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783932909726

Category:

Page: 236

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Ökologie des Geistes

anthropologische, psychologische, biologische und epistemologische Perspektiven

Author: Gregory Bateson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783518281710

Category: Aufsatzsammlung - Anthropologie

Page: 675

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Fiesta : Roman

Author: Ernest Hemingway

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783498030179

Category:

Page: 316

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A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Eighth Edition

Chicago Style for Students and Researchers

Author: Kate L. Turabian

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 0226816397

Category: Reference

Page: 464

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A little more than seventy-five years ago, Kate L. Turabian drafted a set of guidelines to help students understand how to write, cite, and formally submit research writing. Seven editions and more than nine million copies later, the name Turabian has become synonymous with best practices in research writing and style. Her Manual for Writers continues to be the gold standard for generations of college and graduate students in virtually all academic disciplines. Now in its eighth edition, A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations has been fully revised to meet the needs of today’s writers and researchers. The Manual retains its familiar three-part structure, beginning with an overview of the steps in the research and writing process, including formulating questions, reading critically, building arguments, and revising drafts. Part II provides an overview of citation practices with detailed information on the two main scholarly citation styles (notes-bibliography and author-date), an array of source types with contemporary examples, and detailed guidance on citing online resources. The final section treats all matters of editorial style, with advice on punctuation, capitalization, spelling, abbreviations, table formatting, and the use of quotations. Style and citation recommendations have been revised throughout to reflect the sixteenth edition of The Chicago Manual of Style. With an appendix on paper format and submission that has been vetted by dissertation officials from across the country and a bibliography with the most up-to-date listing of critical resources available, A Manual for Writers remains the essential resource for students and their teachers.
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Dieses Buch ist gar nicht gut für dich

Author: Pseudonymous Bosch

Publisher: Arena Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3401801562

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 356

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In diesem zahnschmelzzerstörenden Abenteuer wird die Mutter unserer Heldin Kassandra entführt: von einem unheimlichen Gourmet- Koch und Chokolatier, dem blinden Senor Hugo. Nur gegen die legendäre magische Stimmgabel will er sein Opfer wieder freigeben. Werden Kass und Max-Ernest das sagenumwobene Instrument finden, bevor es zu spät ist? Und werden sie das schreckliche Geheimnis lüften, das den Erfolg der berühmten Schokolade von Senor Hugo begründet?
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Kleopatra

Ein Leben

Author: Stacy Schiff

Publisher: C. Bertelsmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641083311

Category: History

Page: 448

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Die glänzend erzählte Lebensgeschichte der legendären ägyptischen Königin Kleopatra VII., letzter weiblicher Pharao Ägyptens, ist heute hinter Mythen, übler Nachrede und märchenhafter Schönheit verborgen. Stacy Schiff , Pulitzer-Preisträgerin, zeigt in ihrer Biografie dank intensiver Recherche und neuer Auswertung antiker Quellen nicht nur die laszive Verführerin und das intrigante Machtweib, sondern enthüllt eine außerordentlich starke Herrscherin – selbstbewusst, versiert in politischem Kalkül, diplomatisch und visionär. Detailfülle und Mut zum zugespitzten historischen Urteil, sprachliche Eleganz und provokantspritzige Porträts der mächtigen Mit- und Gegenspieler an Kleopatras Seite versetzen den Leser ins alte Reich am Nil mit seinem weltläufigen Charme und seiner machtpolitischen Unerbittlichkeit.
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Selling rights

Rechte vermarkten

Author: Lynette Owen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783930120062

Category:

Page: 262

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Das Böse

eine Herausforderung für Philosophie und Theologie

Author: Paul Ricoeur

Publisher: Theologischer Verlag Zürich

ISBN: 3290174018

Category: Religion

Page: 61

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Woher kommt das Bose? Wie kommt es, dass wir Boses tun? Diese Fragen haben Paul Ricoeur (1913-2005) - den Philosophen und Theologen, der sich selbst nie als solchen bezeichnet hat - seit seinen fruhesten Arbeiten begleitet. Der vorliegende Essay, entstanden aus einem Referat, das Ricoeur 1985 an der Theologischen Fakultat Lausanne gehalten hat, kann stellvertretend fur seine Beschaftigung mit diesen Fragen stehen. Angesichts dessen, was das 20. Jahrhundert an Bosem hervorgebracht hat, beleuchtet Ricoeur hier in einer exemplarischen Tiefe die verschiedenen religiosen, mythologischen und philosophischen Diskurse uber das Bose. Er zeigt, wie die traditionelle Theodizee, aber auch wie Kant, Hegel oder Barth versucht haben, das Problem, das die Existenz des Bosen bedeutet, zu losen. Ricoeur selbst pladiert fur eine Weisheit, die auf die (An-)Klage verzichtet. Paul Ricoeur, 1913-2005, franzosischer Philosoph, war zuletzt Professor an der Universitat Paris-Nanterre und Lehrstuhlnachfolger von Paul Tillich an der University of Chicago. Neben existenz- und geschichtsphilosophischen Forschungen widmete er sich intensiv dem Problem der Sprache.
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Ihr werdet schon sehen!

Roman

Author: Karen Finneyfrock

Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 3423422866

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 288

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Witzig, tiefgründig und poetisch Wie rächt man sich am besten? Seit der Gemeinheit ihrer Klassenkameradin Sandy, die Celia an der gesamten Schule unmöglich gemacht hat, kann die Vierzehnjährige an nichts sonst mehr denken. Sie schmiedet und verwirft einen Racheplan nach dem anderen. Doch dann kommt der coole Drake an die Schule. Er interessiert sich kein bisschen für Celias Image, sondern freundet sich gleich mit ihr an und verrät ihr sogar sein intimstes Geheimnis. Beinahe vergisst sie darüber sogar ihre Rachepläne. Aber nur beinahe …
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