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American Sociological Association style guide.

Author: American Sociological Association.
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Sociological Association, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Style manuals
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: American Sociological Association.
ISBN: 9780912764313 0912764317
OCLC Number: 768191310
Notes: "The ASA Style Guide highlights and features guidelines for the most common situations encountered by authors and editors in the ASA journal publication process. It is designed to serve as the authoritative reference for writing, submitting, editing, and copy editing manuscripts for ASA journals"--P. xi.

Utica College Frank E. Gannett Memorial Library notes:
Previous eds. have title: ASA style guide.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-97) and index.
Preface -- A word about the fourth edition of the ASA Style Guide -- The Chicago Manual of Style -- Other ASA resources -- New to the fourth edition -- 1. ASA editorial style -- 1.1. Style matters -- 1.2. ASA style -- 1.2.1. Some basics -- 1.2.2. Plagiarism -- 1.2.3. Clarity -- 1.2.4. Bias -- 1.2.5. Verbs -- 1.2.6. Wordy phrases -- 1.2.7. Common misusages -- 2. Some mechanics of style -- 2.1. Punctuation -- 2.1.1. Commas -- 2.1.2. Semicolons and colons -- 2.1.3. Hyphens and dashes -- 2.1.4. Em dashes -- 2.1.5. En dashes -- 2.1.6. Apostrophes -- 2.1.7. Quotation marks -- 2.1.8. Quoted material -- 2.1.9. Parentheses and brackets -- 2.1.10. Ellipses -- 2.2. Spelling -- 2.3. Capitalization -- 2.4. Italics -- 2.5. Numbers -- 2.6. Dates -- 2.7. Abbreviations and acronyms -- 2.8. Academic degrees -- 2.9. Foreign words and language usage -- 3. ASA-specific usages and conventions -- 3.1. Hyphenation -- 3.2. Capitalization -- 3.3. Italics -- 3.4. Preferred word usages -- 3.5. Some ASA style guidelines
4. Guidelines for organizing and presenting content -- 4.1. Order and form of required pages -- 4.1.1. Title page -- 4.1.2. Abstract -- 4.1.3. Keywords -- 4.1.4. Text -- 4.2. Subheadings -- 4.3. Text citations, references, and bibliographies -- 4.3.1. Text citations -- 4.3.2. Reference lists -- 4.4. Legal citations and government documents -- 4.4.1. Legal citations -- 4.4.2. Public documents in general -- 4.5. Footnotes and endnotes -- 4.6. Appendices -- 4.7. Mathematical symbols and equations -- 4.8. Tables, figures, and graphic materials -- 4.8.1. Tables -- 4.8.2. Figures, illustrations, and photographs -- 4.9. General manuscript formats and style (non-ASA journals) -- 5. Guidelines for using electronic resources (e-resources) -- 5.1. Some key terms and definitions for electronic resources -- 5.2. The Internet -- 5.3. Forms of electronic references -- 5.3.1. E-books -- 5.3.2. Online periodicals available in print and online form -- 5.3.3. Online periodicals available in online form only -- 5.3.4. Web sites -- 5.3.5. Web log entries or comments -- 5.3.6. E-mail messages -- 5.3.7. Items in online database -- 5.3.8. Data and supporting materials : machine readable data files (MRDF) -- 5.4. Audiovisual materials -- 5.4.1. CD-ROM or DVD-ROM -- 5.4.2. Podcast -- 5.4.3. PowerPoint presentation -- 5.4.4. Other audiovisual materials
6. Preparing and submitting a manuscript to an ASA journal -- 6.1. Keyboarding specifications -- 6.1.1. Page format -- 6.1.2. Title page -- 6.2. Submitting a manuscript -- 6.3. Ethical guidelines -- 6.4. Copyright -- 6.5. Formatting a manuscript for publication -- 6.6. Checklist for preparing and submitting a manuscript to an ASA journal -- 6.6.1. Keyboarding the manuscript -- 6.6.2. Checking the manuscript content -- 6.6.3. Submitting the manuscript -- 7. Interpreting copyeditors' notations -- 8. References and other sources -- 8.1. References -- 8.2. Other sources -- Appendix: examples of reference list formats -- 1. Books -- 2. Chapters from books, articles from collected works -- 3. Articles from journals -- 4. Articles from newspapers and magazines -- 5. Archival sources -- 6. Government documents -- 7. Dissertations and theses -- 8. Unpublished papers -- 9. Working and discussion papers -- 10. Presented papers -- 11. Machine-readable data files -- 12. E-resources.
Description: xiv, 114 p. ; 18 cm.
Contents: Preface --
A word about the fourth edition of the ASA Style Guide --
The Chicago Manual of Style --
Other ASA resources --
New to the fourth edition --
1. ASA editorial style --
1.1. Style matters --
1.2. ASA style --
1.2.1. Some basics --
1.2.2. Plagiarism --
1.2.3. Clarity --
1.2.4. Bias --
1.2.5. Verbs --
1.2.6. Wordy phrases --
1.2.7. Common misusages --
2. Some mechanics of style --
2.1. Punctuation --
2.1.1. Commas --
2.1.2. Semicolons and colons --
2.1.3. Hyphens and dashes --
2.1.4. Em dashes --
2.1.5. En dashes --
2.1.6. Apostrophes --
2.1.7. Quotation marks --
2.1.8. Quoted material --
2.1.9. Parentheses and brackets --
2.1.10. Ellipses --
2.2. Spelling --
2.3. Capitalization --
2.4. Italics --
2.5. Numbers --
2.6. Dates --
2.7. Abbreviations and acronyms --
2.8. Academic degrees --
2.9. Foreign words and language usage --
3. ASA-specific usages and conventions --
3.1. Hyphenation --
3.2. Capitalization --
3.3. Italics --
3.4. Preferred word usages --
3.5. Some ASA style guidelines --
Other Titles: Style guide
ASA style guide
Local System Bib Number:
i9780912764313
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