The Sociology Student Writer's Manual / Edition 2

The Sociology Student Writer's Manual / Edition 2

by William Johnson, Gregory Scott, Richard Rettig, Stephen Garrision
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130226300

ISBN-13: 9780130226303

Pub. Date: 08/12/1999

Publisher: Pearson Education

This reference/manual helps both beginning and advanced students learn (1) how to research and write in sociology, and (2) how to improve their writing ability in general. It combines the latest sociology research and writing techniques with a broad spectrum of writing activities, gives specific directions for writing a variety of papers in…  See more details below

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This reference/manual helps both beginning and advanced students learn (1) how to research and write in sociology, and (2) how to improve their writing ability in general. It combines the latest sociology research and writing techniques with a broad spectrum of writing activities, gives specific directions for writing a variety of papers in sociology—from introductory to advanced—, and provides instructions on how to write and how to format the paper and cite sources following the American Sociological Association's guidelines. Writing as Communication. Writing Competently. Formats. Citing Sources. Organizing the Research Process. Sources of Information. Internet Resources and Distance Learning. Doing Social Research. Social Issue Papers for Introductory Courses. Critical Evaluation of Sociological Literature. Quantitative Research Papers. Qualitative Research Papers. For sociology students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130226303
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
08/12/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
7.05(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

To the Student
To the Instructor
Introduction1
Ch. 1Writing as Communication13
Ch. 2Writing Competently38
Ch. 3Formats61
Ch. 4Citing Sources71
Ch. 5Organizing the Research Process100
Ch. 6The Library and Other Sources of Information112
Ch. 7Sociology on the World Wide Web146
Ch. 8Conducting Quantitative Research155
Ch. 9Book Reviews167
Ch. 10Social Issue Analysis Papers177
Ch. 11Case Studies189
Ch. 12Sociological Survey Papers206
Glossary224
References236
Index243

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