Bookmark and Share

Sociology Writing Resources

Allen, H., & Fauth, L. (1987). Academic journals and the sociological imagination. In T. Fulwiler (Ed.), The journal book (pp. 367- 374). Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Anderson, L., & Holt, M. (1990). Teaching writing in sociology: A social constructionist approach. Teaching Sociology, 18, 179- 184.

Becker, H. S. (1986). Writing for social scientists: How to start and finish your thesis, book, or article. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Becker, Leonard Jr. and Claire Gustafson (1976). Encounter with sociology: The term paper. 2nd. ed. San Francisco, CA: Boyd & Fraser Publishing Company.

Berg, E. Z. (1992). An introduction to sociology using short stories and films: Reshaping the cookie cutter and redecorating the cookie. Teaching Sociology, 20, 265- 269.

Cadwallader, M. L., & Scarboro, C. A. (1982). Teaching writing within a sociology course: A case study in writing across the curriculum. Teaching Sociology, 9, 359- 382.

Camplese, D. A., & Mayo, J. A. (1982). How to improve the quality of student writing: The colleague swap. Teaching Sociology, 9, 122- 123.

Charbonneau, G. (1986). Writing in the social sciences: Fostering critical thinking and values formation through micro- themes. In K. O'Dowd & E. Nolan (Eds.), Learning to write, writing to learn (pp. 57- 63). Livonia, MI: Madonna College Humanities Writing Program.

Coker, F. H., & Scarboro, A. (1990). Writing to learn in upper- division sociology courses: Two case studies. Teaching Sociology, 18, 218- 222.

Crew, K. (1989, fall). Writing processes and the sociological imagination. Crossover: A WAC Newsletter, 3- 6.

Cuba, L. (1993). A short guide to writing about social science (2nd ed.). New York: Harper Collins.

Denscombe, M. & Robins, L. (1980). Self- assessment and essay writing. Teaching Sociology, 8, 63- 77.

Dynia, P. (1981, October). A case for course journals. Paper presented at the meeting of the Wisconsin Sociological Association, Beloit, WI.

Friedman, S. & Steinberg, S. (1989). Writing and thinking in the social sciences. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Green, C. S., III, & Klug, H. G. (1990). Teaching critical thinking and writing through debates: An experimental evaluation. Teaching Sociology, 18, 462- 471.

Hansen, Kristine (1988). Rhetoric and epistemology in the social sciences: A contrast of two representative texts. Advances in Writing Research Volume Two: Writing in Academic Disciplines. Ed. David A. Jolliffe. Norwood, NJ: Abbex Publishing Corporation. 167-210.

Hinrichs, D. W. (1990). Teaching communication skills in the context of introductory sociology. Teaching Sociology, 18, 32- 38.

Hylton, J. and Allen, J. (1993). Setting specific purposes for writing- to- learn assignments. Journal of Teaching Sociology, 21, 68- 78.

Kalia, N. N. (1984). The sociological book review. A substitute for the standard term paper. Teaching Sociology, 11, 213- 217.

Karcher, B. C. (1988). Sociology and writing across the curriculum: An adaptation of the sociological journal. Teaching Sociology, 16, 168- 172.

Keller, R. A. (1982). Teaching from the journals. Teaching Sociology, 9, 407- 409.

King, K. M. (1987). Using retrospective autobiographies as a teaching tool. Teaching Sociology, 15, 410- 413.

Little, C. (1988, July). Teaching writing with word processors. Teaching Sociology, 272- 74.

Miller, R., & Miller, R. S. (1976). The student's sociological diary. Teaching Sociology, 4, 67- 82.

Moynihan, M. M. (1989). Writing in sociology classes: Informal assignments. Teaching Sociology, 17, 346- 350.

O'Flaherty, K. M. (1992). Introducing students to the concept of the sociological imagination: A written assignment. Teaching Sociology, 20, 326- 328.

Prior, Paul (1994). Response, revision, disciplinarity: A microhistory of a dissertation prospectus in sociology. Written Communication. 483-533.

Reinertsen, P., & Wells, M.C. (1993). Dialogue journals and critical thinking. Journal of Teaching Sociology, 21, 182- 86.

Riedman, A. (1991). We wrote our own book: Teaching introductory sociology by helping students to tell their own stories with sociological insight. Teaching Sociology, 19, 477- 482.

Rohen, Duane H. and Donna M. Johnson (1992). Perceiving the effectiveness of written discourse through gender lenses: The contribution of complimenting. Written Communication. 435- 464.

Roth, R. L. (1985). Learning about gender through writing: Student journals in the undergraduate classroom. Teaching Sociology, 12, 325- 338.

Singh, R. N., & Unnithan, N. P. (1989). Free to write: On the use of speculative writing in sociology courses. Teaching Sociology, 17, 465- 470.

Simon, B. L., & Soven, M. (1989). The teaching of writing in social work education: A pressing priority for the 1990's. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 3, (2), 47-63.

Sociology Writing Group (1986). A guide to writing sociology papers. New York: St. Martin's.

Sproull, Natalie L. (1988). Handbook of research methods: A guide for practitioners and students in the social science. Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press, Inc.

Steward, J. S. & Smelstor, M. (1984). Writing in the social sciences. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman & Co.

Stoddart, K. (1991). Writing sociologically: A note on teaching the construction of a qualitative report. Teaching Sociology, 19, 243- 248.

Wagenaar, T. C. (1984). Using student journals in sociology courses. Teaching Sociology, 11, 419- 437.