A Sociology Writer's Guide

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Allyn and Bacon, 2008 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 212 pages

The Sociology Writer's Guide is designed to help sociology students at any level complete their writing assignments, and strengthen their research and bibliographic skills.


  • Covers every kind of writing assignment a sociology student is likely to encounter: term papers, research papers, essays, compare/contrast papers, quantitative and qualitative research articles, text analysis papers, book reviews, abstracts, and essay exams.
  • Teaches a practical, step-by-step approach to writing, from selecting a topic to submitting finished work.
  • Uses Tips, Notes, and Reminders to highlight key points.
  • Includes a complete list of examples for handling quotes and paraphrases, and for using citations and references in current sociological documentation style.
  • Features a full discussion of bias-free language that covers race/ethnicity, social class, age, disability, religion, family status, and sexual orientation.
  • The author is a sociology instructor, writer, and editor who has taught a writing for sociology class for over 12 years.

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Starting Your Paper
Structure and Style in Writing
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