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Anthropological citation style
- As of September 2015, American Anthropological Association (AAA) recommends the use of Chicago Manual of Style (Author-Date).
The Chicago Manual of Style Online
- Author/date style, also known as "Scientific/Social Sciences style." Sources are cited through parenthetical author/date references in the text and a reference list
- Check out Figure 15.1 and 15.2 for examples of bibliography and in-text citations using the Author/date style.
- The Chicago Manual of Style - Q & A. A searchable index of answered questions.
Citation style guides: APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian
American Sociological Association
- American Sociological Association (ASA) - Style guide [print]
- American Sociological Review also has the ASA style examples in their manuscript submissions page.
- Citing Web Sources in ASA Style
- Quick Tips for ASA Style
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Selected writing and style guides
- The anthropology of writing understanding textually-mediated worlds
- Communicating social science research to policymakers
- "Good writing" in cross-cultural context [print]
- The insider's guide to technical writing
- Presenting data how to communicate your message effectively
- Readability: text and context
- Writing a Graduate Thesis or Dissertation
- Writing ethnography
- Writing for visual thinkers a guide for artists and designers
- Writing in sociology [print]
Useful subject headings for writing
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- Audio-visual materials -- Authorship
- Communication In The Humanities
- Communication In The Social Sciences
- English language -- Accents and accentuation
- English language -- Grammar
- English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers
- English Language -- Terms And Phrases
- Ethnology -- Authorship
- Government Report Writing
- Report Writing -- Handbooks Manuals Etc
- Social sciences -- Authorship
- Sociology -- Authorship
- Written communication -- Technological innovations
See also the SFU Library's Writing and Style Guides for further information on citation styles and guides to writing.