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The sociology student writer's manual

Author: William A Johnson
Publisher: Boston : Prentice Hall, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6. edView all editions and formats
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For any introductory or advanced sociology course where students are required to complete a number of research and writing assignments. This comprehensive manual helps students at any level learn how  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William A Johnson
ISBN: 0205723454 9780205723454
OCLC Number: 900752592
Description: IX, 261 Seiten
Contents: IN THIS SECTION:1.) BRIEF2.) COMPREHENSIVE BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS: Introduction: Welcome to the Study of Sociology Part I: A Handbook of Style for Sociology Chapter 1: Writing as Communication Chapter 2: Writing Competently Chapter 3: Formats Chapter 4: Citing Sources Part II: Conducting Research in Sociology Chapter 5: Organizing the Research Process Chapter 6: Sources of Information Chapter 7: Internet Resources and Distance Learning Chapter 8: Doing Social Research Part III: How to Write Different Types of Sociology Papers Chapter 9: Social Issue Papers Chapter 10: Critical Evaluation of Sociological Literature Chapter 11: Quantitative Research Papers Chapter 12: Qualitative Research Papers COMPREHENSIVE TABLE OF CONTENTS: Introduction: Welcome to the Study of Sociology What Is Sociology? Different Kinds of Sociology Some Fundamental Ideas of Sociology A Brief History of Sociology The Rise of American Sociology Major Sociological Perspectives A Final Note PART I: A HANDBOOK OF STYLE FOR SOCIOLOGY Chapter 1: Writing as Communication 1.1 Writing to Learn 1.2 The Writing Process (New section on Paragraph Development) 1.3 Levels of Academic Writing Chapter 2: Writing Competently 2.1 Guidelines for the Competent Writer 2.2 Some Rules of Punctuation and Grammar 2.3 Spelling Chapter 3: Formats 3.1 General Page Format 3.2 Title Page 3.3 Abstract 3.4 Executive Summary 3.5 Outline Page 3.6 Table of Contents 3.7 List of Tables and Figures 3.8 Tables 3.9 Illustrations and Figures 3.10 Text 3.11 Headings and Subheadings 3.12 References 3.13 Appendixes Chapter 4: Citing Sources 4.1 Preliminary Considerations 4.2 Citing Sources in ASA Format (Updated with new ASA Style Guide) PART II: CONDUCTING RESEARCH IN SOCIOLOGY Chapter 5: Organizing the Research Process 5.1 Gaining Control of the Research Process 5.2 Effective Research Methods 5.3 Avoiding Plagiarism (New section with Expanded Description)Chapter 6: Sources of Information 6.1 Guides to Sociological Literature 6.2 General Periodicals and Newspapers 6.3 Academic Journals 6.4 Researching Books 6.5 U.S. Government Publications Chapter 7: Internet Resources and Distance Learning 7.1 Internet Resources for Writing Well 7.2 Sociology Resources on the Internet (Updated) 7.3 The Library of Congress and THOMAS (New section) 7.3 A Guide to Distance Learning Chapter 8: Doing Social Research 8.1 Thinking Scientifically 8.2 The Scientific Method 8.3 Common Quantitative Research Designs PART III: How to Write Different Types of Sociology Papers Chapter 9: Social Issue Papers 9.1 Issue Reaction Papers 9.2 Social Issue Analysis Papers Chapter 10: Critical Evaluation of Sociological Literature 10.1 Book Reviews 10.2 Article Critiques 10.3 Literature Reviews 10.4 Annotated Bibliographies Chapter 11: Quantitative Research Papers 11.1 Quantitative Research Designs 11.2 Survey-Based Quantitative Research Papers (Expanded Description on the Text section) 11.3 A Survey-Based Quantitative Research Paper (New sample paper) Chapter 12: Qualitative Research Papers 12.1 What Is Qualitative Research? 12.2 Comparing Quantitative and Qualitative Research 12.3 Case Studies as Qualitative Research 12.4 A Qualitative Case Study Paper Glossary References Index
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