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While sociology does have its own citation style, espoused by the American Sociological Association, this style is largely an adaptation of the American Psychological Association (APA) style. The guide above provides you with the tools to cite in APA. If you are required to use ASA, consult the literature provided by your professor and make the necessary adjustments to APA.
Sociology Websites of Interest
American Sociological Association
Working at the national and international levels, the American Sociological Association aims to articulate policy and implement programs likely to have the broadest possible impact for sociology now and in the future.
Association for Humanist Sociology
Founded in 1976, the AHS emerged from the realization that conventional mainstream sociology was unresponsive to people, their needs, concerns and values. The AHS came together not out of shared politics or similar "schools" of sociology, but out of a common concern for the real life problems of equality, peace and social justice.
Everyday Sociology Blog
This site features interesting, informative, and most of all entertaining commentary from sociologists around the United States.
International Sociological Association
The goal of the ISA, is to represent sociologists everywhere, regardless of their school of thought, scientific approaches or ideological opinion, and to advance sociological knowledge throughout the world.
Open Textbook Library
The Open Textbook Library is a collection of textbooks that are licensed for public use. Their textbooks have been reviewed by numerous colleges to test their quality. These textbooks can be downloaded for free or printed at a low cost.
The Society Pages
TSP is an open-access social science project headquartered in the Department of Sociology at the University of Minnesota and supported by publishing partner W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. TSP brings social science to broader public visibility and influence.
The Sociological Cinema
The Sociological Cinema is edited and published by Valerie Chepp, Paul Dean, and Lester Andrist, a team of three public sociologists who launched this site in September 2010 as a way to facilitate using popular culture and video to teach and learn about sociology.
The Sociological Imagination
The Sociological Imagination is an online magazine which aims to provide a intellectual and social space for the emergence of a publicly engaged social science. The magazine hosts a diverse range of content including articles, shorter polemics, interviews, reviews, conference reports, announcements, calls for contributors, research profiles and links.
US Census Bureau
The Census Bureau's website contains all sorts of demographic data collected through the ten-year census as well as various other surveys.