The Sociology Student Writer's Manual and Reader's Guide, Seventh Edition, is a practical guide to research, reading, and writing in sociology.
The Sociology Student Writer's Manual and Reader's Guide, Seventh Edition, is a set of instructions and exercises that sequentially develop citizenship, academic, and professional skills while providing students with knowledge about a wide range of sociological concepts, phenomena, and information sources.
Part 1 begins by teaching students to read newspapers and other sociological media sources critically and analytically.
It focuses on the crafts of writing and scholarship by providing the basics of grammar, style, formats and source citation, and then introduces students to a variety of rich information resources including the sociological journals and the Library of Congress.
Part 2 prepares students to research, read, write, review, and critique sociology scholarship.
Finally, Part 3 provides advanced exercises in observing culture, socialization, inequality, and ethnicity and race.