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ASA (American Sociological Association)
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This resource covers American Sociological Association (ASA) style and includes information about manuscript formatting, in-text citations, formatting the references page, and accepted manuscript writing style. The bibliographical format described here is taken from the American Sociological Association (ASA) Style Guide, 5th edition.
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This style sheet has been provided to assist students studying sociology in properly citing and referencing their papers and essays. The information in this document is taken from the American Sociological Association Style Guide (4th ed., 2010).
CITE SOURCE: ASA Style citations from Trinity University
This guide provides basic guidelines and examples for citing sources using the
American Sociological Association Style Guide, 4th edition, 2010
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