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Guide to APA, ASA, Chicago/Turabian, MLA, and science citation styles, as well as information on citing government information and managing your research.

ASA Citation Guide

American Sociological Association. 2010. American Sociological Association Style Guide. 4th ed. Washington, DC: American Sociological Association.

BOOKS:  print format

REFERENCED MATERIAL

BIBLIOGRAPHY

One Author

(Sect. 4.3.2)

Bib Format:

Author1 (last name inverted). Year of publication. Name of Publication (italicized). Location of publisher, state, or province postal code (or name of country if a foreign publisher): Publisher’s Name.

Bib Example:

Mason, Karen O. 1974. Women’s Labor Force Participation and Fertility. Research Triangle Park, NC: National Institutes of Health.

 Two Authors

(Sect. 4.3.2)

Bib Format:

Author1 (last name inverted) and Author2 (including full surname, last name is not inverted). Year of publication.   Name of Publication (italicized). Location of publisher, state, or province postal code (or name of country if a foreign publisher): Publisher’s Name.

Bib Example:

Jaynes, Gerald D. and Robin M. Williams, Jr. 1989. A Common Destiny: Blacks and American Society. Washington, DC: National Academies Press.

Multiple Authors

(Sect. 4.3.2)

Bib Format:

Author1 (last name inverted), Author2 (including full surname, last name is not inverted), and Author3. Year of publication.   Name of Publication (italicized). Location of publisher, state, or province postal code (or name of country if a foreign publisher): Publisher’s Name.

Bib Example:

Edelman, Peter, Harry J. Holzer, and Paul Offner. 2006. Reconnecting Disadvantaged Young Men. Washington, DC: Urban Institute Press.

Editors

(Sect. 4.3.2)

Bib Format:

Author1 (last name inverted) and Author2 (including full surname, last name is not inverted), eds (or ed. for single editor). Year of publication.   Name of Publication (italicized). Location of publisher, state, or province postal code (or name of country if a foreign publisher): Publisher’s Name.

Bib Example:

Hagan, John and Ruth D. Peterson, eds. 1995. Crime and Inequality. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

Editions of Books

Bib Example:

McCullagh, Peter and John A. Nedler. 1989. Generalized Linear Models. 2nd ed. London, England: Chapman and Hall.

Volumes of Books

Bib Example:

Gurr, Ted Robert, ed. 1989. Violence in America. Vol. 1, The History of Crime. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications.

Translations

Bib Example:

Barbagli, Marzio. 1982.  Educating for Unemployment: Politics, Labor Markets, and the School System – Italy, 1959-1973. Translated by R.H. Ross. New York: Colombia University Press.

Compilations

Bib Example:

Russell, Katheryn K., Heather L. Pfeifer, and Judith L. Jones, comp. 2000. Race and Crime: An Annotated Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Edited Volumes

Bib Example:

Leonard, Kimberley Kempf, Carl E. Pope, and William H. Feyerherm, eds. 1995.  Minorities in Juvenile Justice. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Republished Works

Bib Example:

Goldman, Emma. [1914] 1987. The Social Significance of the Modern Drama. Reprint, New York: Applause.

Chapter from a book or anthology

(Sect. 4.3.2)

Bib Format:

Author1 (last name inverted), Author2 (including full surname, last name is not inverted), and Author3. Year of publication. “Title of Article.” Pp. (with page numbers, elided) in Name of Publication (italicized), edited by Editor1, Editor2, Editor3 (editors’ initials only for first/middle names, names not inverted). Location of publisher, state, or province postal code (or name of country if a foreign publisher): Publisher’s Name.

Bib Example:

Riley, Matilda White. 1985. “Women, Men, and the Lengthening Life Course.” Pp. 333-47 in Gender and the Life Course, edited by A.S. Rossi. New York: Aldine.


ARTICLES:  print format

REFERENCED MATERIAL

BIBLIOGRAPHY

One Author

(Sect. 4.3.2)

Bib Format:

Author1 (last name inverted). Year of publication. “Title of Article.” Name of Publication (italicized) Vol Number (Issue Number):page number of article.

Bib Example:

Gans, Herbert J. 2005. “Race as Class.” Contexts 4(4):17-21.

 Two Authors

(Sect. 4.3.2)

Bib Format:

Author1 (last name inverted) and Author2 (including full surname, last name is not inverted). Year of publication. “Title of Article.” Name of Publication (italicized) Vol Number (Issue Number):page number of article.

Bib Example:

Aseltine, Robert H., Jr. and Ronald C. Kessler. 1993. “Marital Disruption and Depression in a Community Sample.” Journal of Health and Social Behavior 34(3):237-51.

Multiple Authors

(Sect. 4.3.2)

Bib Format:

Author1 (last name inverted), Author2 (including full surname, last name is not inverted), and Author3. Year of publication. “Title of Article.” Name of Publication (italicized) Vol Number (Issue Number):page number of article.

Bib Example:

Kalleberg, Arne L., Barbara F. Reskin, and Ken Hudson. 2000. “Bad Jobs in America: Standard and Nonstandard Employment Relations and Job Quality in the United States.” American Sociological Review 65(2):256-78.

Newspapers

Bib Format:

Guiles, Melinda and Krystal Miller. 1990. “Mazda and Mitsubishi-Chrysler Venture Cut Output, Following Big Three’s Lead.” Wall Street Journal, January 12, pp. A2, A12.

Magazines

Bib Example:

Anderson, Elijah. 1994. “The Code of the Streets.” Atlantic Monthly, May 1994, pp. 81-94.

OTHER RESOURCES:  print format

REFERENCED MATERIAL

BIBLIOGRAPHY

DVDs/VHS Tapes

(Sect. 5.4.4)

Bib Example:

Papademas, Dianne, ed. 2002. Visual Sociology: Teaching with Film/Video, Photography, and Visual Media. 5th ed. VHS. Washington, DC: American Sociological Association.

 PowerPoint Presentations

(Sect. 5.4.3)

Bib Example:

Cheng, Yin Cheong. 2008. “Reform Syndrome and Educational Research in the Asia-Pacific Region.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, March 28, New York City. Retrieved June 5, 2010 (http://www.weraonline.org/).

Dissertations and Thesis

(Sect. 4.3.2.2)

Bib Example:

King, Andrew J. 1976. “Law and Land Use in Chicago: A Pre-History of Modern Zoning.” PhD dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Abstracts

Bib Example:

Quimby, Ernest. 1993. “Obstacles to Reducing AIDS among African Americans.” Abstract. The Journal of Black Psychology 19(2):215-22.

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