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My Reading Notes of Books

I have read a lot of books, and on this page I am posting the ones I’ve read and of which I’ve posted my reading notes. Note: I don’t consider these “book reviews”, nor do I post my reading notes of every single book I read. I have categorized my posts by broad area (e.g. “water”, “waste”, “ethnography”, “academic writing”, “public policy”)

Public Policy

Engeli, Isabelle, Rothmayr Allison, Christine (Eds.) (2014) “Comparative Policy Studies: Conceptual and Methodological Challenges” Palgrave McMillan.

Mintrom, Michael (201) “Contemporary Policy Analysis” Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Hill, Michael and Hupe, Peter (2014) “Implementing Public Policy: An Introduction to the Study of Operational Governance” Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications Ltd.

Ethnography

Van Maanen, John (2011) Tales of the Field. On Writing Ethnography. 2nd. ed. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press

Academic Writing

Zinsser (2006) On Writing Well“. Harper Collins (Harper Perennial). 336 pages.

Sword, Helen (2012) Stylish Academic Writing“. Harvard University Press.

Silvia, Paul (2007) How to Write A Lot A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing”. American Psychological Association. 1st. Edition. 149 pages.

Silvia, Paul (2014) Write It Up!” Practical Strategies for Writing and Publishing Journal Articles”. American Psychological Association (APA).

Sword, Helen (2017) Air & Time & Place & Space: How Successful Academics Write. Harvard University Press.

Graf, Gerald and Cathy Birkenstein (2014) “They Say/I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing“. W.W. Norton and Company.

Boice, Robert (1990) “Professors as Writers: A Self-Help Guide to Productive Academic Writing”. New Forums Press.

Water

Furlong, Kathryn (2016) “Leaky Governance.” Vancouver, BC, Canada. UBC Press.

Anand, Nikhil (2017) “Liquid”. Duke University Press.

Sanitation and Wastewater

Black, Maggie and Fawcett ( ) “The Last Taboo”.

George, Rose (2008) “The Big Necessity”.


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