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How to Argue
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The new and expanded edition of this short skills text elucidates key techniques and best practice for ensuring a cohesive, rigorous and convincing argument can be presented within an academic context. Appropriate for students across the disciplines, the author first deconstructs the basic principles that make good argument, and then - using appropriate examples and case studies to illustrate  develops practical skills and techniques for students to apply in their academic career and beyond. Practical exercises encourage self-learning and application of the techniques.
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Contents Acknowledgements How to use this book: Quick Route Introduction: How Not to Argue The art of the plausible: argument in the real world 1 Getting Started: the first steps in developing your argument 2 Structuring Your Argument: putting your ideas in order 3 Arguments for All Occasions: different assingments require different approaches 4 How to Criticise Arguments: key terms for critical engagement 5 Arguing Out Loud: Oral Presentations: how to stand up and deliver a convincing argument 6 How to be Original: making your argument stand out Afterword: Having Something to Say References Further reading Glossary

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This easy-to-use guide identifies and addresses the areas where most students need help with preparing and presenting a coherent and considered argument and provides straightforward, practical tips and solutions that will enable you to assess and then improve your performance and get better results  and better grades!

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Alastair Bonnett is Professor of Social Geography in the school of Geography, Politics & Sociology at Newcastle University.

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