The Sociology Student Writer's Manual (2nd Edition)

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9780130226303: The Sociology Student Writer's Manual (2nd Edition)
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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 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 sociology 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.

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This is the most comprehensive book available that deals specifically with writing sociology papers. An ideal self- contained reference/manual for both beginning and advanced researchers alike, it combines the latest sociology research and writing techniques with a broad spectrum of writing activities. Includes examples of completed sociological studies. Includes a Handbook of Style for Sociology (a reference on the most-often encountered problems with grammar, on specific formats, and on citing sources); detailed instruction on How to Conduct Research in Sociology (organizing the research process; information in the library and on the Internet; conducting quantitative research); How to Think Critically and Argue Persuasively (an introduction to logic, and instruction on how to avoid fallacies); and specifics on researching, writing, and formatting a variety of sociological papers (issue reaction papers, social analysis papers, critical evaluations of sociological literature, social service agency case studies, and sociological survey papers). For anyone involved in writing or reading sociological research.

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