Writing Literature Reviews: A Guide for Students of the Social and Behavioral Sciences
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About the Author
Jose L. Galvan (Ph.D., 1980, UT Austin) is Professor Emeritus at California State University, Los Angeles. His academic career spans 39 years, including appointments at UCLA; Teachers College, Columbia University; California State University, Los Angeles; and San Francisco State University.
Melisa C. Galvan (Ph.D., 2013, UC Berkeley) is Assistant Professor at California State University, Northridge.
Excellent. A concise, 'task analytic' presentation of the complex steps necessary in writing literature reviews.
Tom Cooke, Sonoma State University
This is an excellent text for teaching both reading research literature and writing literature reviews.
Marilyn Meisenheimer, Bemidji State University
A wonderful step-by-step guide to the writing process. This book has an invaluable checklist for students who are writing literature reviews.
Peter J. Burke, Edgewood College
Literature reviews are high stressors for even the most accomplished students. This text greatly alleviates their anxiety with clarity, organization, examples, and easy-to-understand 'How to' tips. I won't teach research without it!
John O'Kane, Roberts Wesleyan College
Exceptional book--the only one in the field that actually helps students do the review and succeed at it.
Debra Mosek, University of Kentucky
This text is a masterpiece, carefully and thoughtfully crafted for both undergraduate and graduate students.
Ephraim Okoro, Howard University