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With humor and empathy, this handbook provides undergraduate and early-career graduate students guidance in sociological writing of all kinds. It offers unusual approaches to developing ideas into research questions, utilizing research literature, constructing research papers, and completing different kinds of course writing (including case studies, theory papers, and applied social science projects). The book is more targeted to the undergraduate or early-career graduate student struggling with a first research paper. By focusing on how to think about the goals and strategies implicit in each section of a writing project, this book provides accessible advice to novice sociological writers.
Table of Contents
Thinking Broadly about Writing Sociology
Turning Ideas into Researchable Questions
Overview of Writing a Research Paper: An Extended Analogy
Borrowing Well from the Literature
Citing Sources: Why, When, and How
Writing Quantitative Papers
Quantitative Papers: The Introduction
Quantitative Papers: The Literature Review
Quantitative Papers: The Data and Methods Section
Quantitative Papers: Presenting Results
Quantitative Papers: Discussions and Conclusions
Writing Qualitative Papers
Ethnographic Interviewing and Storytelling
Writing a Case Study
The Internship Journal
Other Sociology Writing Tasks
Revisiting Literature Reviews: Applied Sociology Research Projects
Writing a Book Review
Tips on Writing Theory and Content Papers
Appendix: Word Use and Misuse
About the Author
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