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The Sociology Student's Guide to Writing
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The Sociology Student's Guide to Writing

Second Edition

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Sociology (General)

February 2017 | 272 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

Proud sponsor of the 2019 SAGE Keith Roberts Teaching Innovations Award—enabling graduate students and early career faculty to attend the annual ASA pre-conference teaching and learning workshop.

The Sociology Student's Guide to Writing
is a brief, economical reference work that gives practical advice about the writing tasks and issues that undergraduate students face in their first sociology courses. Along with more traditional topics, it incorporates valuable information about composing emails, writing for online forums, and using technology for information-gathering and note-taking. Used by itself or in combination with other texts, this book will increase the quality of student writing and enhance their knowledge of how sociologists communicate in writing.

 
Acknowledgements
 
Chapter 1: Introduction to Writing in Sociology
How to Use This Book  
The Structure of the Book  
 
Chapter 2: The Bricks and Mortar of Writing
The Structure of Writing  
The Voice on the Paper  
Form  
Letters  
Notetaking  
Summary  
Writing in Practice  
 
Chapter 3: Writing and the Search for Literature: Proposals, Library Research, and the Preparation of Literature
Selecting a Research Topic  
Searching for Literature  
Selecting Appropriate Literature  
Writing From Sources  
Preparing to Write  
Summary  
Writing in Practice  
 
Chapter 4: Writing and the Data Collection Process
Research Ethics  
Method Writing  
Questions  
Observation  
Transcripts  
Data Analysis  
Summary  
Writing in Practice  
 
Chapter 5: Writing Papers for Sociology Class: Essays, Capstone Papers, and Literature Reviews
Approaching Writing Assignments  
College Papers  
Capstone Projects  
Additional Manuscript Sections  
Review Your Work  
Summary  
Writing in Practice  
 
Chapter 6: Editing and Revising
First Draft  
First Revision  
Quick Edit  
Extensive First Edit  
General Revision  
Full Document  
Subsections/Subheadings  
Detail Work  
Summary  
Writing in Practice  
 
Chapter 7: Writing for the Public
Writing Online  
Presentations  
Summary  
Writing in Practice  
 
Appendix
 
Biographies

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 2

Chapter 5


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ISBN: 9781506350486
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