Writing for Social Scientists: How to Start and Finish Your Thesis, Book, or Article (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing and Publishing)

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An examination of the moral and emotional problems at the root of bad writing.

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Howard S. Becker has made major contributions to the sociology of deviance, sociology of art, and sociology of music. He has also written extensively on the practice of sociology. He received a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, where he was also an instructor in sociology and social sciences. He became profesor of sociology at Northwestern University, where he taught for twenty-five years. When he retired from active teaching he was a professor of sociology and an adjunct professor of music at the University of Washington. He currently lives and works in San Francisco and Paris.

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Howard S. Becker is the author of several books, including? Writing for Social Scientists, Telling About Society,? Tricks of the Trade, and? Art Worlds. He currently lives and works in San Francisco.?

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