How to Start and Finish Your Thesis, Book, or Article, with a Chapter by Pamela Richards
"Do you have trouble starting writing? Do you always want to hold onto your work until it's perfect? Are you afraid that you will expose yourself by what you write? Are you terrorized by 'the literature'? If so, this may be the book that will change your life."--Praise for the previous edition "Sociology "
Howard S. Becker has made major contributions to the sociology of deviance, sociology of art, and sociology of music. He received a PhD from the University of Chicago, where he was also an instructor in sociology and social sciences. He was professor of sociology at Northwestern University for twenty-five years and later became a professor of sociology and an adjunct professor of music at the University of Washington. He lives and works in San Francisco and Paris.
Preface to the Third Edition 1. Freshman English for Graduate Students 2. Persona and Authority 3. One Right Way 4. Editing by Ear 5. Learning to Write as a Professional 6. Risk, by Pamela Richards 7. Getting It Out the Door 8. Terrorized by the Literature 9. Writing with Computers, Then and Now 10. A Final Word References Index