Table of contents for The sociology student writer's manual / William A. Johnson, Jr. ... [et al.].

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To the Student XXX
To the Instructor XXX 
 Introduction: Welcome to the Study of Sociology XXX
What Is Sociology? XXX
Different Kinds of Sociology XXX
Some Fundamental Ideas of Sociology XXX
A Brief History of Sociology XXX
The Rise of American Sociology XXX
Major Sociological Perspectives XXX
A Final Note XXX
Part I A Handbook of Style for Sociology XXX 
Chapter 1 Writing as Communication XXX
1.1 Writing to Learn XXX
1.2 The Writing Process XXX
1.3 Levels of Academic Writing XXX 
Chapter 2 Writing Competently XXX
2.1 Guidelines for the Competent Writer XXX
2.2 Some Rules of Punctuation and Grammar XXX
2.3 Spelling XXX 
Chapter 3 Formats XXX
3.1 General Page Format XXX
3.2 Title Page XXX
3.3 Abstract XXX
3.4 Executive Summary XXX
3.5 Outline Page XXX
3.6 Table of Contents XXX
3.7 List of Tables and Figures XXX
3.8 Tables XXX
3.9 Illustrations and Figures XXX
3.10 Text XXX
3.11 Headings and Subheadings XXX
3.12 References XXX
3.13 Appendixes XXX 
Chapter 4 Citing Sources XXX
4.1 Preliminary Considerations XXX
4.2 Citing Sources in ASA Format XXX 
Part II Conducting Research in Sociology XXX 
Chapter 5 Organizing the Research Process XXX
5.1 Gaining Control of the Research Process XXX
5.2 Effective Research Methods XXX
5.3 Ethical Use of Source Material XXX 
Chapter 6 Sources of Information XXX
6.1 Guides to Sociological Literature XXX
6.2 General Periodicals and Newspapers XXX
6.3 Academic Journals XXX
6.4 Researching Books XXX
6.5 U.S. Government Publications XXX 
Chapter 7 Internet Resources and Distance Learning XXX
7.1 Internet Resources for Writing Well XXX
7.2 Sociology Resources on the Internet XXX
7.3 A Guide to Distance Learning XXX 
Chapter 8 Doing Social Research XXX
8.1 Thinking Scientifically XXX
8.2 The Scientific Method XXX
8.3 Common Quantitative Research Designs XXX 
Part III How to Write Different Types of Sociology Papers XXX 
Chapter 9 Social Issue Papers XXX
9.1 Issue Reaction Papers XXX
9.2 Social Issue Analysis Papers XXX 
Chapter 10 Critical Evaluation of Sociological Literature XXX
10.1 Book Reviews XXX
10.2 Article Critiques XXX
10.3 Literature Reviews XXX
10.4 Annotated Bibliographies XXX 
Chapter 11 Quantitative Research Papers XXX
11.1 Quantitative Research Designs XXX
11.2 Survey-Based Quantitative Research Papers XXX 
Chapter 12 Qualitative Research Papers XXX
12.1 What Is Qualitative Research? XXX
12.2 Comparing Quantitative and Qualitative Research XXX
12.3 Case Studies as Qualitative Research XXX
12.4 A Qualitative Case Study Paper XXX 
Glossary XXX
References XXX
Index XXX

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Sociology -- Authorship -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Sociology -- Research -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Report writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.