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Sociology Writing Guides
Writing in Sociology by
Call Number: HM 569 .E39 2012 / eBook
With humor and empathy, Mark Edwards’s handbook provides undergraduate and early-career graduate students guidance in sociological writing of all kinds. Writing in Sociology 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).
Writing in Sociology by
Call Number: HM 569 .M67 2017 REF
Writing Sociology can be assigned even for classes that use only part of the book. Separate chapters for different kinds of writing assignments make it easy to know which to assign. It includes extensive and practical discussion on major phases of research writing -including choosing a meaningful and manageable research question, identifying the relevant literature, and presenting results.
Making Sense in the Social Sciences by
Call Number: H 61.8 .N67 2012 REF
Part of the bestselling Making Sense series, this fifth edition of Making Sense in the Social Sciences is an indispensable guide for students in any area of the discipline. Maintaining the signature straightforward style of the series, this book offers up-to-date, detailed information on proper documentation guidelines, essay and report writing, different methods of qualitative and quantitative research, ethical research, and more. Fully updated throughout, with a brand new chapter on presentations, this latest edition continues to be an invaluable resource for students throughout their academic careers and beyond.
Also available in the general collection: H 61.8 .N67 2009
Writing Resource Centre
The Writing Resource Centre is located in the Help Hub (room M16) on the Main Floor of the R.P. Bell Library.
Just bring a draft of whatever you're working on with you, and a tutor will be happy to help you!
WRC appointments are booked online through Moodle:
- Sign in to Moodle and click on "Academic Support."
- Look for "Mount Allison Writing Resource Centre" near the bottom of the page.
- Click on today's date to see a list of available appointments.
For more information please visit the WRC page or contact Academic Support Coordinator, Dr. Shelly Colette.