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.