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American Sociological Association style guide.

Author: American Sociological Association.
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Sociological Association, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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This edition of the best-selling ASA Style Guide has updated guidelines for preparing manuscripts for electronic submission, guidelines for electronic sources (with expanded examples),and an index. This edition also contains conventions internal to the ASA, and a checklist for submission of manuscripts to ASA journals. The ASA Style Guide aims to establish uniformity and consistency in style among ASA publications,  Read more...
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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"--Page xi.
Description: xiv, 114 pages ; 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.

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This edition of the best-selling ASA Style Guide has updated guidelines for preparing manuscripts for electronic submission, guidelines for electronic sources (with expanded examples),and an index. This edition also contains conventions internal to the ASA, and a checklist for submission of manuscripts to ASA journals. The ASA Style Guide aims to establish uniformity and consistency in style among ASA publications, to provide an authoritative reference source on style issues for authors who are writing for ASA journals, and to summarize basic issues on effective writing for authors in general.--

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