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American Sociological Association Style Guide

American Sociological Association (ASA) Style Guide

Article One

(ASA Style Guide 2014 section 4.3.2 p. 49, 52, 53, and appendix p. 109)

In-Text

Model

(Author Last name Year of publicationa:Page number)

Example

(Getz 2016a:580)

Reference

Model

Author Last name, First name. Year of publicationa. "Title of Article." Title of Journal (italicized) Number volume(Issue number):Page numbers.

Example

Getz, J. Greg. 2016a. "Introduction: Sociology Reads the Movies-Enduring Salience of the Founders' Paradigms". Sociological Quarterly 57(4):577-584.

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Helpful Hint

If the author has a middle name, it is included after their first name.

In ASA there are no spaces between the volume number, issue number, and page numbers. Make sure that none are there when you are finished.

Article Two

(ASA Style Guide 2014 section 4.3.2 p. 49, 52, 53, and appendix p. 109)

In-Text

Model

(Author Last name Year of publicationb:Page number)

Example

(Getz 2016b:662)

Reference

Model

Author Last name, First name. Year of publicationb. "Title of Article." Title of Journal (italicized) Number volume(Issue number):Page numbers.

Example

Getz, J. Greg. 2016b. "Transmission of Ideology Through Film: The Cinematic Construction of Gendered Domination in Mr. Deeds Goes to Town." Sociological Quarterly 57(4):654-674.

Link to Full Record

Helpful Hint

If the author has a middle name, it is included after their first name.

In ASA there are no spaces between the volume number, issue number, and page numbers. Make sure that none are there when you are finished.