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Title The writer's handbook for sociology / Dona J. Young.
Imprint New York, NY : Routledge, 2019.


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Description 1 online resource (viii, 457 pages)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Bio/Hist Note Dona J. Young, MA, teaches professional writing at Indiana University Northwest. She earned an MA in education from The University of Chicago and a BA in sociology from Northern Illinois University. Young believes that writing is a powerful learning tool and that learning shapes our lives; she is also the author of The Writer's Handbook: A Guide for Social Workers, Business English: Writing for the Global Workplace (2008), and Foundations of Business Communication (2006), among others.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 08, 2019).
Subject Sociology -- Authorship.
Sociology -- Research.
Academic writing.
Sociology -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Part 1 Writing in Sociology; 1 Purpose, Voice, and Viewpoint; 2 Process, Strategy, and Style; 3 Research and Evidence-Based Writing; 4 Literature Review; 5 Writing in the Field; 6 Citation Styles: APA and ASA; Part 2 Editing for Clarity; 7 Cohesive Paragraphs and Transitions; 8 Active Voice; 9 Parallel Structure; 10 Pronouns and Viewpoint; 11 Conciseness; 12 Formatting; Part 3 Proofreading for Credibility; 13 Comma Rules; 14 Semicolons, Colons, and Dashes; 15 Quotation and Citation; 16 Capitalization and Number Usage
17 Apostrophes and Hyphens18 The Effective Use of Words: Unbiased Language and More; Part 4: Quick Guides; 19 Getting a Job; 20 Making a Presentation; Keys to Activities; Glossary of Terms; Index
Summary The Writer's Handbook for Sociology gives students the tools that they need to develop evidence-based writing skills and format academic papers in American Psychological Association (APA) and American Sociological Association (ASA) style. This book helps learners develop a reader-friendly writing style incorporating active voice, parallel structure, and conciseness. In addition, grammar and mechanics are presented in a systematic way to facilitate learning, helping students fill learning gaps.
Other Title Print version: Young, Dona J. Writer's handbook for sociology. New York, NY : Routledge, 2019 9781138571266