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Author: American Sociological Association.
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Sociological Association, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Style manuals
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: American Sociological Association.
ISBN: 9780912764306 0912764309
OCLC Number: 124152379
Notes: Previous eds. have title: ASA style guide.
Description: xvi, 108 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface --
A word about the third edition of the ASA Style Guide --
The Chicago Manual of Style --
Other ASA resources --
New to this edition --
Changes to the ASA Style Guide based on revisions of The Chicago Manual of Style --
Other changes to the ASA Style Guide --
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. 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 --
4.8.3. 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. 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 --
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.
Other Titles: ASA style guide
American Sociological Association style guide
Responsibility: American Sociological Association.
Local System Bib Number:
l2007922267
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