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Author Wallace, Mike, Professor.

Title Critical Reading and Writing for Postgraduates.

Published : SAGE Publications, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (208 pages).
Series SAGE Study Skills Series.
SAGE Study Skills Series.
Contents Cover Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- How to Use this Book -- Author biographies -- Acknowledgements -- Part One: Becoming a critical reader and self-critical writer -- 1 What it Means to be Critical -- 2 Making a Critical Choice -- 3 Getting Started on Critical Reading -- 4 Getting Started on Self-Critical Writing -- 5 Creating a Comparative Critical Summary -- Part Two: Developing an in-depth analysis -- 6 A Mental Map for Exploring the Literature -- 7 Components of your Mental Map -- 8 Developing a Critical Analysis of a Text -- 9 A Worked Example of a Critical Analysis -- 10 Developing your Argument in Writing a Critical Review of a Text -- Part Three: Constructing a critical review of the literature -- 11 Focusing and Building up your Critical Literature Review -- 12 Integrating Critical Literature Reviews into your Dissertation -- 13 Tools for Structuring a Dissertation -- 14 Building your Academic Career on Critical Reading and Self-Critical Writing -- Appendices -- 1 Abridged article: 'One word or two?' (Wray and Staczek) -- 2 Abridged article: 'Sharing leadership through teamwork' (Wallace) -- 3 Blank form for the Critical Analysis of a text -- 4 Checklist: developing a logical overall argument in a dissertation -- Index.
Summary This guide to critical reading and self-critical writing is a must-have resource for postgraduate students and early-career academics. It is packed with tools for analyzing texts and structuring critical reviews, and incorporating exercises and examples drawn from the social sciences.
Notes Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Local Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other author Wray, Alison, Professor.
Subject Critical thinking -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Reading (Higher education)
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781446200261 (electronic bk.)

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