Bibliographic Details

American Sociological Association style guide.

Edition 4th ed.
Imprint Washington, DC : American Sociological Association, c2010.
Description xiv, 114 p. ; 18 cm.
Language English
Subject Sociology -- Authorship -- Style manuals.
Authorship -- Style manuals.
Authorship.
Sociology -- Authorship.
Reference works.
Style manuals.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8204590
Varying Form of Title Portion of title Style guide
Running title ASA style guide
Other authors / contributors American Sociological Association.
ISBN 9780912764313
0912764317
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"--P. xi.
Includes bibliographical references (p.95-97) and index.
Table of 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