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Criminology Skills

Criminology Skills (3rd edn)

Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski
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date: 18 May 2022

p. 1187. Writing skillslocked

p. 1187. Writing skillslocked

  • Emily Finch
  •  and Stefan Fafinski


This chapter discusses the elements of good written English for criminology students, with particular emphasis on the way that language is used in academic writing. It covers the use of appropriate academic language and written style, grammar, and punctuation as well as practical guidance on matters such as producing a flowing line of argument, and selecting quotations. It also contains advice on writing within the word limit.

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