Writing a research paper in political science : a practical guide to inquiry, structure, and methods /

Main Author: Baglione, Lisa A., 1962-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : CQ Press, c2012.
Edition: 2nd ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • So you have to write a research paper
  • Getting started: finding a research question
  • Learning proper citation forms, finding the scholarly debate, and making sense of the scholarly answers to your research question
  • Effectively distilling your argument: the thesis, model, and hypothesis
  • Revising and editing your work: it ain't over til it's over!
  • Making your plan and protecting yourself from criticism: the research
  • Evaluating the argument: the analysis and assessment section
  • Bringing your paper together in three essential ways: the conclusion, introduction, and title.