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Your essential ‘how-to’ guide to choosing book titles

Impact of Social Sciences Blog, at LSE (2011) Your essential ‘how-to’ guide to choosing book titles. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (18 Jun 2011). Website.

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Abstract

Academic book titles often appear to be chosen by their authors without any thought to their interpretation by internet readers scanning through long lists of potentially relevant entries. Both completely formal or vacuous titles are prevalent in STEM disciplines and the ‘hard’ social sciences. And in the ‘soft’ social sciences and humanities, authors often seem to choose deliberately obscure, idiosyncratic or even actively mis-directing titles in order to make a particular intellectual impression. Here we present a simple ‘how-to’ guide to choosing a book title.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences
Additional Information: © 2011 The Author(s) CC BY 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Sets: Collections > Impact of Social Sciences Blog at LSE
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2017 09:33
Last Modified: 16 Jun 2020 23:14
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/72776

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