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Citing Your Sources - ASA Style: Works Cited Page

Formatting guidance for American Sociological Association citations.

Citation Makers

References: Example Citations

Book, One Author

Springhall, John. 1998. Youth, Popular Culture and Moral

Panics: Penny Gaffs to Gangsta-Rap, 1830 - 1996. New

York: St. Martin's Press.


Book, Two or more Authors

Eitzen, Stanley D., Maxine Baca Zinn, and Kelly Eitzen Smith.

2010. In Conflict and Order: Understanding Society.

12th ed. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.


Journal Article, Print

Roopnarine, Lomarsh. 2011. "Indian Migration during

Indentured Servitude in BritishGuiana and Trinidad,

1850 - 1920."  Labor History. 52(2):173-191. 


Journal Article, Online Full-Text Database

Tomsen, Stephen, and Kevin Markwell. 2009. "Violence,

Cultural Display and the Suspension of Sexual

Prejudice." Sexuality & Culture. 13(4): 201-217.  

SocINDEX with Full Text, EBSCOhost. Retrieved July 27,

2011. doi:10.1007/s12119-009-9054-1.*


* Many online journal articles have a "doi" number (Digital Object Indentifier), which can be cut and pasted in lieu of a very long URL.


E-brary Online Book

Hall, John A. and Charles Lindholm. 1999. Is America

Breaking Apart? Ewing, NJ:Princeton University

Press. Retrieved July 27, 2011. (http://www.ebrary.


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