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Sociology: Advanced Research Guide

AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (ASA) STYLE - ONLINE RESOURCES

AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (ASA) STYLE - PRINT MANUALS

Ref  HM73 .A54 2014
American Sociological Association [ASA] Style Guide
(5th ed., 2014)
Copy available at Swem Library's Research Desk.

 

AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (ASA) STYLE - HANDOUTS

AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (ASA) STYLE - TIPS & FAQs

In-text Citations [adapted from the ASA Style Guide, 4th ed. (2010), section 4.3.1]

  1. If you name the author or work in your text and if no specific page number is to be cited:
    Example:  In explaining Foucault's theory, Johnson (2004) notes that...
     
  2. If you need to cite a specific page number:
    Example:  In explaining Foucault's theory, Johnson (2004:161) notes that...
     
  3. Range of page numbers:
    Example:  In explaining Foucault's theory, Johnson (2004:161-67) notes that...
     
  4. Author or work not included in the text:
    Example:    Communal prayer's affect on collective identity is strongest in adolescents (Davidson 2009:34)...
     
  5. Separate a series of references in alphabetical or date order (be consistent throughout your document) with semicolons.
    Examples:    ....(Smith 2001; Jones and Bailey 1999; Baker et al. 2006).