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The Sociology Student Writer's Manual / Edition 3
     

The Sociology Student Writer's Manual / Edition 3

by William Jr. A. Johnson, Stephen Garrison, Gregory Scott, Richard Rettig, Stephen Garrison
 

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ISBN-10: 0130410640

ISBN-13: 9780130410641

Pub. Date: 08/28/2001

Publisher: Pearson

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

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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:
9780130410641
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Welcome to the Study of Sociology.

I. A HANDBOOK OF STYLE FOR SOCIOLOGY.

1. Writing as Communication.
2. Writing Competently.
3. Formats.
4. Citing Sources.

II. CONDUCTING RESEARCH IN SOCIOLOGY.

5. Organizing the Research Process.
6. Sources of Information.
7. Internet Resources and Distance Learning.
8. Doing Social Research.

III. HOW TO WRITE DIFFERENT TYPES OF SOCIOLOGY PAPERS.

9. Social Issue Papers.
10. Critical Evaluation of Sociological Literature.
11. Quantitative Research Papers.
12. Qualitative Research Papers.
Glossary.
References.
Index.

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