The Criminal Justice Student Writer's Manual

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Pearson Prentice Hall, 2008 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 276 pages
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The more complex criminal justice systems become, the greater the need for clear, direct communication.The Criminal Justice Student Writer's Manual,Fourth Editionis designed to help improve one’s writing and is specific to the criminal justice field. It includes coverage of the writing process and the mechanics of writing, shows how to conduct research and cite sources, and presents guidelines for writing different types of common criminal justice papers. Now expanded to five parts, this edition includes a new chapter on writing a police report, separate chapters on APA and ASA style, and a separate section for writing assignments.It includes coverage of the writing process and the mechanics of writing, how to conduct research and cite sources, and guidelines for writing several different types of common criminal justice papers. Up-to-date information on criminal justice research on the World Wide Web offers readers current strategies and resources for Internet research.For anyone conducting research and/or producing writing in the criminal justice field.

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Dr. William A. Johnson, Jr.

 

Dr. Johnson received his Ph.D from Oklahoma State University. He has authored two definitive works on writing in the discipline, The Sociology Student Writer's Manual and The Criminal Justice Student Writer's Manual. Dr. Johnson's area of interests are statistics, social psychology, social stratification, majority-minority relations, and sports and leisure. He is currently teaching Sociological Statistics and Social stratification at the Univ. of Central Oklahoma.

 

Dr. Stephen M. Garrison

 

Dr.Stephen M. Garrison graduated from the University of South Carolina Ph.D. in 1982, and from Baylor University, M. A. 1977.  He has taught at the University of Central Oklahoma since the fall of 1981 and was the chair of the English department for eight years and is a full professor.

He was director of the Basic Writing Program at UCO, supervisor of Master's Emphasis in Composition, and director of the Graduate Program in English.

 

Some of Dr. Garrison's academic honors include: Outstanding Young Man of America (1982), Fulbright Senior Lectureship at Jageillonian, Krakow, Poland (1989-1990) and A.A.U.P. Distinguished Scholar of the Year 1990-1991.

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