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Guidelines for bias-free writing

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Usage -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Learning and scholarship -- Authorship -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Nonsexist language -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Bias-free language -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [91]-93) and index.

    Statementby Marilyn Schwartz and the Task Force on Bias-Free Language of the Association of American University Presses.
    ContributionsAssociation of American University Presses. Task Force on Bias-Free Language.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1460 .S474 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 100 p. ;
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1104221M
    ISBN 100253351022, 0253209412
    LC Control Number94029281

    BIAS-FREE LANGUAGE GUIDELINES • Singular pronoun “they” for improved inclusion of gender diversity • Specific guidance for describing people when age, disability, gender, racial/ethnic identity, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status are relevant; increased awareness of labels and stereotypes. a biological, medical, or veterinary medical journal is the book’s main focus. However, the tips, techniques, and guidelines presented here apply to a variety of other writing contexts, from review articles to the popular press. The first edition of Successful Scientific .   The Council's Guidelines publication was an attempt to promote itself as a group capable of producing bias-free texts.2 However, the anti .


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Task Force on Bias-Free Language Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to : Bias-Free Language (Chapter 5) The seventh edition of the manual updates guidelines for writing about “age, disability, gender, racial and ethnic identity, and sexual orientation” to bring them in line with current best practices.

To the Editor: Michael Wood's review of "Guidelines for Bias-Free Writing," by Marilyn Schwartz and the Task Force on Bias-Free Language of the Association of American University Presses (May   4.

Writing Style and Grammar EFFECTIVE SCHOLARLY WRITING Continuity and Flow Conciseness and Clarity GRAMMAR AND USAGE Verbs Pronouns Sentence Construction Strategies to Improve Your Writing 5. Bias-Free Language Guidelines General Guidelines for Reducing Bias Reducing Bias by Topic 6.

Mechanics of Style Punctuation Spelling Brand: American Psychological Association. APA style mandates a bias-free language that is objective and reports information fairly.

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Consult APA 7, "Chapter 5: Bias-Free Language Guidelines," for more information. Be specific rather than descriptive. Biased: I surveyed older adults while collecting data. This statement does not give specific information about the age of the participants, allowing the reader to make assumptions.

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Guidelines for Bias-Free Writing, by Marilyn Schwartz and the Task Force on Bias-Free Language of the Association of American University Presses (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, ), is a useful guide.

Bear in mind that in some historical contexts, gender-specific terms may be entirely appropriate. APA Style Citing & Referencing Guide for Android of scientific writing in order to deliver concise and bias free information to the reader.

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O'Rourke, The American Spectator August, ) -REVIEW: of By Eve Babitz (P. O'Rourke, NY Times Book Review)5/5. Concise Guide to APA Style, Seventh Edition is the official APA Style resource for students. Designed specifically for undergraduate writing, this easy-to-use pocket guide is adapted from the seventh edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.

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We’ve done our best to make these guidelines simple and straightforward.For working through problems of political correctness, one guide is Guidelines for Bias-Free Writing, by Marilyn Schwartz and the Task Force on Bias-Free Language of the Association of American University Presses (Indiana University Press, ).In that time a lot of things have changed.

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