Critical Reading and Writing for Postgraduates
In Critical Reading and Writing for Postgraduates Second Edition, the authors show students how to read critically and how to write using critical techniques. This book is a 'must-have' resource for postgraduate students and early-career academics. It has been expanded and updated to include: A range of examples encompassing disciplinary areas including linguistics, education, business and management Commentaries on using e-resources and features of e-research New and additional material available online including access to journal articles
This book is for postgraduate students, methods course tutors and researchers.
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1 What it Means to be Critical
2 Making a Critical Choice
3 Getting Started on Critical Reading
4 Getting Started on SelfCritical Writing
5 Creating a comparative critical summary
Developing an InDepth Analysis
6 The Key to a Mental Map for Exploring the Literature
7 The Argument Component of your Mental Map
Putting your Critical Reviews to Work
12 Focusing and Building up your Critical Literature Review
13Integrating Critical Literature Reviews into your Dissertation
14 Tools for Structuring a Dissertation
15 Using the Literature in Research Papers and Oral Presentations
Knowledge Literature Intellectual Projects
9 Developing a Critical Analysis of a Text
10 A Worked Example of a Critical Analysis
11 Developing your Argumentin Writing a Critical Review of a Text