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Sociology Writer's Guide

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A Sociology Writer's Guide - Linda Yellin
Call Number: WCU REF HM585 .Y45
ISBN: 9780205582389
Publication Date: 2008-07-21
The Sociology Writer’s Guideis 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.

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Online Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

A Dictionary of Sociology (online via Oxford Reference)

World of Sociology (an online encyclopedia)

Hunter Library also has many print encyclopedias in sociology and related subjects, such as Gender Studies, Aging, and more.  You can find some of them in this guide under the "Find Background Information" tab.

  • Credo Reference
    350+ full-text encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference books from the world’s leading publishers, providing authoritative information in the form of quick facts and in-depth articles. Find background information, key concepts, historical context, and lists of the best books on a topic.
  • ASA Style Guide
    A very helpful "quick" style guide from the ASA's website. It contains citation examples for most of the types of books and journal articles you will be citing in your paper. Check the quick guide first and then consult the complete guide in the reference shelves if needed.WCU Reference HM73 .A54 1997
 

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