Writing in Political Science: A Practical Guide

A complete resource for writing an effective paper, Diane Schmidt's latest edition of Writing in Political Science gives students a practical guide for writing and arguing about political events, ideas, passions and agendas. A collection of actual student essays shows you how to write your way to a better grade. After reading Writing in Political Science students will know how to: * Choose and narrow a research topic * Formulate a research agenda * Quickly locate reputable information online * Execute a study and write about your findings * Use the vocabulary of political science discourse * Follow the criteria used to evaluate student assignments when writing * Apply your writing skills to an internship, civic engagement project, or work-study program * Manage and preserve achievements for career development