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Whittier College's Sociology Department states that "Sociology is the study of social relations, associations, and institutions in human societies. It seeks to develop a reliable understanding of the nature of the social organization." Use the tabs to navigate this guide, and be sure to scroll down to see the content on each page.
ASA style is a widely accepted format for writing university research papers in the field of sociology. It specifies the arrangement and punctuation of footnotes and bibliographies.
APA style is commonly used for citing sources within the field of behavioral and social sciences.
The Chicago Manual of Style is a style guide for American English. It prescribes writing and citation styles widely used in publishing.
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The New York Times is available online
We have direct access to The New York Times. Please create your account with the Whittier ID here. This is a link to a short video explaining how to sign up for access.