The literature review : six steps to success / Lawrence A. Machi, Brenda T. McEvoy.

"Written in user-friendly language, this compact reference offers master's and doctoral-level students in education and the social sciences a roadmap to developing and writing an effective literature review for a research project, thesis, or dissertation. Organized around a comprehensive and detaile...

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Main Author: Machi, Lawrence A.
Other Authors: McEvoy, Brenda T.
Language:English
Published: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, [2009], ©2009.
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Physical Description:xvi, 164 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Format: Book
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"Written in user-friendly language, this compact reference offers master's and doctoral-level students in education and the social sciences a roadmap to developing and writing an effective literature review for a research project, thesis, or dissertation. Organized around a comprehensive and detailed six-step developmental model, the book provides guided exercises, graphics, charts, and examples from the everyday experiences of researchers. Both novice and experienced graduate students will find invaluable assistance for: Selecting a topic; Searching the literature; Developing arguments; Surveying the literature; Critiquing the literature [and] Writing the literature review."--Publisher's website.
Call Number:LB1047.3 .M33 2009
Bibliography Note:Includes bibliographical references (page 159) and index.
ISBN:9781412961349 (cloth : acid-free paper)
1412961343 (cloth : acid-free paper)
9781412961356 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
1412961351 (pbk. : acid-free paper)