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Rural Sociology

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The UNC-Chapel Hill Writing Center's Sociology guide contains information on:

  • What sociologists write about
  • Key assumptions and characteristics of sociological writing
  • What constitutes sociological evidence
  • How to think about units of analysis
  • Typical writing assignments in sociology

The Purdue OWL guide to formatting in sociology (ASA style) contains: 

  • Manuscript formatting (title page, abstract, margins, etc.)
  • In-text citation formatting
  • References page formatting
  • Manuscript writing style (plagiarism, clarity, gendered/raced language, etc.)


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