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The Tyranny of Writing: Ideologies of the Written Word (Advances in Sociolinguistics)
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The Tyranny of Writing: Ideologies of the Written Word (Advances in Sociolinguistics)The Tyranny of Writing: Ideologies of the Written Word (Advances in Sociolinguistics)

This book examines the powerful role of writing in society. The invention of writing, independently at various places and times in history, always stood at the cradle of powerful civilizations. It is impossible to imagine modern life without writing. As individuals and social groups we hold high expectations of its potential for societal and personal development. Globally, huge resources have been and are being invested in promoting literacy worldwide. So what could possibly be tyrannical about writing?
 
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Study Writing: A Course in Writing English for Academic Purposes
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Study Writing: A Course in Writing English for Academic Purposes: A Course in Written English for Academic PurposesStudy Writing: A Course in Writing English for Academic Purposes: A Course in Written English for Academic Purposes Study Writing is an ideal reference book for EAP students who want to write better academic essays, projects, research articles or theses.
 
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The Grant Writing and Crowdfunding Guide for Young Investigators in Science
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The Grant Writing and Crowdfunding Guide for Young Investigators in ScienceThe Grant Writing and Crowdfunding Guide for Young Investigators in Science

The Grant Writing and Crowdfunding Guide prepares you, the young investigator, to step up to the challenge of funding your own research. And what a challenge. Writing a successful grant demands much more than a first-class inquisitive scientific mind. As you will soon discover, raw talent may keep you from drowning in the new world of grants, but staying afloat and learning how to swim are two very different things. 
 
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Tags: Writing, Grant, challenge, Guide, Crowdfunding
Creative Writing for Critical Thinking: Creating a Discoursal Identity
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Creative Writing for Critical Thinking: Creating a Discoursal IdentityCreative Writing for Critical Thinking: Creating a Discoursal Identity

This book explores narrative imagination and emotion as resources for learning critical meta-reflection. The author examines the learning trajectories of several students as they engage in learning to think critically through a new approach to creative writing, and details how learning through writing is linked to new discoursal identities which are trialled in the writing process.
 
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The Little, Brown Compact Handbook with Exercises
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The Little, Brown Compact Handbook with ExercisesThe Little, Brown Compact Handbook with Exercises

The Little, Brown Compact Handbook with Exercises packages the authority and currency of its best-selling parent, The Little, Brown Handbook, in a briefer book with a spiral binding, tabbed dividers, and more than 150 exercises.

A bestseller since publication, The Little, Brown Compact Handbook with Exercises provides reliable and thorough coverage of handbook basics--the writing process, grammar and usage, research and documentation--while also giving detailed discussions of critical reading, academic writing, argument, writing in the disciplines, and public writing.

 
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Handbook of Writing for the Mathematical Sciences
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Handbook of Writing for the Mathematical SciencesThe subject of mathematical writing has been infused with life once again by Nick Higham as he follows up his successful HWMS volume with this much-anticipated second edition. As is Higham's style, the material is enlivened by anecdotes, unusual paper titles, and humorous quotations. This handy new volume provides even more information on the issues you will face when writing a technical paper or talk, from choosing the right journal in which to publish to handling your references.
 
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Handbook of Writing, Literacies, and Education in Digital Cultures
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Handbook of Writing, Literacies, and Education in Digital CulturesHandbook of Writing, Literacies, and Education in Digital Cultures

At the forefront of current digital literacy studies in education, this handbook uniquely systematizes emerging interdisciplinary themes, new knowledge, and insightful theoretical contributions to the field. Written by well-known scholars from around the world, it closely attends to the digitalization of writing and literacies that is transforming daily life and education.

 
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Tags: education, attends, writing, digitalization, closely, Cultures, Handbook, Digital, Writing