The Sociology Student Writer's Manual
A supplemental manual/reference for all courses in Sociology, from introductory to advanced, involving the research and writing of papers. Perfect complement to any distance learning course.THE most comprehensive book available that deals specifically with writing sociology papers, this updated 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. Based on the authors'extensive experience in teaching a variety of sociology courses, it combines the latest sociological research and writing techniques with a broad spectrum of writing activities. It gives specific directions for writing a variety of papers in sociology-from introductory to advanced-while also providing instructions on how to write and how to format the paper and cite sources following the American Sociological Association's guidelines. The manual relieves professors from having to teach much of the detail in the writing process, and gives students the guidance they need to tackle course projects of all complexities.
- Paperback | 261 pages
- 177.8 x 235 x 15.7mm | 421.85g
- 02 Apr 2002
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 3rd edition
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.