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Sociology

Selected resources for research in sociology and allied fields.

Helpful Books on Writing & Publishing

Becker, H.S. (2007). Writing for social scientists: how to start and finish your thesis, book, or article. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. (Hatcher Graduate Library: H 61.8 .B43 2007)

Becker, H.S. (1998). Tricks of the trade: how to think about your research while you’re doing it. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. (Hatcher Graduate Library & Shapiro Undergraduate Library: H 91 .B381 1998)

Galvan. J.L. (1999). Writing literature reviews: a guide for students of the social and behavioral sciences. Los Angeles, CA: Pyrczak. (Hatcher Graduate Library & Social Work Library: H 61.8 .G35 1999)

Germano, W. P. (2008) Getting it published: a guide for scholars and anyone else seriouis about serious books. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. (Hatcher Graduate Library: PN 161 .G46 2008)

Silvia, P.J. (2007). How to write a lot : a practical guide to productive academic writing. Washington: American Psychological Association. (Hatcher Graduate Library & Shapiro Undergraduate Librray: PE 1408 .S48787 2007)

Sommers, R. & Sommers, B. (2002). A practical guide to behavioral research: tools and techniques. New York: Oxford University Press. (Hatcher Graduate Library: H 62 .S712 2002)

Thody. A. (2006). Writing and presenting research. London; Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage Publications. (Hatcher Graduate Library: QA 180.55 .P7 T56 2006)

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