Style guide /

by American Sociological Association.; American Sociological Association.ASA style guide..
Type: Book
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Sociological Association, c2010 .Edition: 4th ed .Description: xiv, 114 p. : ill. ; 22 cm .General Note: Previous eds. have title: ASA style guide .ISBN: 9780912764313; 0912764317.Other Title: ASA style guide ; American Sociological Association style guide .Related Subjects: Sociology -- Authorship -- Style manuals | Report writing -- Style manuals | Authorship -- Style manuals | Social sciences -- Authorship -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Sociology -- Authorship -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Sociology literature -- Publishing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc 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 -- ; Contents: 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 -- ; Contents: 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. ;
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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.


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