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 how to research and write in sociology, and how to improve their writing ability in general. 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.
- Paperback | 264 pages
- 177.3 x 231.1 x 12.7mm | 394.63g
- 06 Nov 2003
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 4th edition
- references, glossary, index
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.