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Citing Sources

ASA Style

ASA style is the citation style of the American Sociological Association.

Citation Examples

Books (One author)

Blankenhorn, David. 2007. The Future of Marriage. New York: Encounter Books.

Books (Multiple authors)

Fiorina, Morris P., Samuel J. Abrams, and Jeremy C. Pope. 2005. Culture War? The Myth of a
     Polarized America
. New York: Pearson Longman.

Essay or Chapter in Book

England, Paula, Karen Christopher, and Lori L. Reid. 1999. "Gender, Race, Ethnicity, and Wages."
     Pp. 139–82 in Latinas and African American Women at Work: Race, Gender, and Economic
, edited by I. Browne.New York: Russell Sage.

Journal Article (Scholarly)

Quillian, Lincoln. 2008. "Does Unconscious Racism Exist." Social Psychology Quarterly 71(1):6–11.

Journal Article (Online scholarly)

Geiger, Jeffrey. 2004. "Special Relationships: British Higher Education and the Global
     Marketplace." PMLA 119(1):58-68. (Retrieved from JSTOR on February 2, 2010).

Magazine Article

Wilson, Edward O. 1998. "Back from Chaos." Atlantic Monthly, March, pp. 41-62.

Newspaper Article

Krugman, Paul. 2008. "Crisis of Confidence." New York Times, April 14, p. A27.

Web Page

Pew Research Center. 2009. Pew Internet and American Life Surveys, March 2000–December
     2008. Retrieved March 12, 2009 (

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