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Writing literature reviews : a guide for students of the social and behavioral sciences /

Main Author: Galvan, Jose L.
Format: Book
Published: Los Angeles, CA : Pyrczak, 1999.
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Table of Contents:
  • An introduction to writing reviews of academic literature
  • Considerations in writing reviews for specific purposes
  • Selecting a topic and identifying literature for review
  • General guidelines for analyzing literature
  • Analyzing literature from the viewpoint of a researcher
  • Synthesizing literature prior to writing a review
  • Guidelines for writing a first draft
  • Guidelines for developing a coherent essay
  • Guidelines on style, mechanics, and language usage
  • Incorporating feedback and refining the first draft
  • Comprehensive self-editing checklist for refining the final draft
  • Supplementary readings: sample literature reviews for discussion and evaluation. Review A. Individual differences in student cheating
  • Review B. Knowledge, interest, and narrative writing
  • Review C. Immune neglect: a source of durability bias in affective forecasting
  • Appendix A: A close look at locating literature electronically
  • Appendix B: Sample ERIC search.