Sociology 355
Research
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What are the main issues.
Think of terms and variables that
characterize your thesis topic.
Think about what discipline in...
Identify Empirical Articles
1 2 3 4 5
10-15
pages
long
Published
in an
academic
journal
Contains words
like:
Data, Partici...
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Use this to connect
different variables. For
example: black and
white
and
romantic or interpersonal
romantic interpersonal
Use this to look for root
endings. For example:
rac* looks for racial,
race, races,
cUse this to search for
phrases. For example:
“race relations”
Building walls to
keep them out
“Gated communit*” and urban decay
Urban and inequal* and GIS
geography AND urban and segregation
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Let’s
Practice.
Common Citation Errors.
1. Part of the citation is in ALL CAPS
2. Every Word Of The Article Title Is Capitalized
3. The jo...
Fixing the Errors.
1. Change any words that are all caps
2. Make the appropriate words lower case
3. Italicize the Journal...
Ctrl+ T
Creates paragraphs
with hanging indents
in Microsoft Word.
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    1. 1. Sociology 355 Research cc: Onasill ~ Bill Badzo - https://www.flickr.com/photos/7156765@N05
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    3. 3. What are the main issues. Think of terms and variables that characterize your thesis topic. Think about what discipline in addition to sociology would research your topic.
    4. 4. Identify Empirical Articles 1 2 3 4 5 10-15 pages long Published in an academic journal Contains words like: Data, Participants, this study, methodology, further research 20-40 references Written by academics with university affiliations
    5. 5. Photo by carnagenyc - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License https://www.flickr.com/photos/7752651@N05 Created with Haiku Deck
    6. 6. Use this to connect different variables. For example: black and white and
    7. 7. romantic or interpersonal
    8. 8. romantic interpersonal
    9. 9. Use this to look for root endings. For example: rac* looks for racial, race, races,
    10. 10. cUse this to search for phrases. For example: “race relations”
    11. 11. Building walls to keep them out
    12. 12. “Gated communit*” and urban decay Urban and inequal* and GIS geography AND urban and segregation
    13. 13. Refworks cc: ShutterRunner - https://www.flickr.com/photos/40718898@N04
    14. 14. Photo by ion-bogdan dumitrescu - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License https://www.flickr.com/photos/58055760@N00 Created with Haiku Deck
    15. 15. Let’s Practice.
    16. 16. Common Citation Errors. 1. Part of the citation is in ALL CAPS 2. Every Word Of The Article Title Is Capitalized 3. The journal title is not italicized 4. The ending page number for your article is missing 5. There is no hanging indent Before
    17. 17. Fixing the Errors. 1. Change any words that are all caps 2. Make the appropriate words lower case 3. Italicize the Journal Title 4. Look at the PDF of your document and find the ending page number 5. Create a hanging indent After
    18. 18. Ctrl+ T Creates paragraphs with hanging indents in Microsoft Word.
    19. 19. Photo by gdudg - Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License https://www.flickr.com/photos/86296025@N00 Created with Haiku Deck
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