The Sociology Student Writer's Manual
This is the most comprehensive book available that deals "specifically" with writing sociology papers. An ideal self- contained reference/manual for ... Show synopsis 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.