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

Galvan, Jose L

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  • Creator Jose L. Galvan
  • Format Books
  • Publication
    • Fourth edition
    • Glendale, CA : Pyrczak, [2009]
    • ©2009
  • Physical Details
    • xiv, 170 pages ; 28 cm
  • ISBNs 1884585868, 9781884585869
  • OCLC ocn320957430


  • Includes bibliographical references.


  • Writing reviews of academic literature: an overview -- Considerations in writing reviews for specific purposes -- Selecting a topic and identifying literature for review -- General guidelines for analyzing literature -- Analyzing quantitative research literature -- Analyzing qualitative research literature -- Building tables to summarize literature -- 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
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