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SOC 401: Capstone (Richards)

Research Guide for Sociology Capstone

Empirical Articles

Empirical articles are primary research. An empirical research article reports on the results of a study that uses data derived from observation or some sort of experimentation.

Sample Empirical Articles

Musto, Michela, Cheryl Cooky, and Michael A. Messner. 2017. “‘From Fizzle to Sizzle! ’ Televised Sports News and the Production of Gender-Bland Sexism.” Gender & Society 31(5):573–96.

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Thébaud, Sarah, Sabino Kornrich, and Leah Ruppanner. 2019. “Good Housekeeping, Great Expectations: Gender and Housework Norms.” Sociological Methods & Research 004912411985239.

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Candipan, Jennifer. 2020. “Choosing Schools in Changing Places: Examining School Enrollment in Gentrifying Neighborhoods.” Sociology of Education 93(3):215–37.

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Sample Theoretical Articles

Williams, Alvin J, and Ben Oumlil. “College Student Financial Capability: A Framework for Public Policy, Research and Managerial Action for Financial Exclusion Prevention.” International journal of bank marketing 33, no. 5 (2015): 637–653.

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Cardoso, R., & Breda-Vázquez, I. (2007). Social justice as a guide to planning theory and practice: Analyzing the portuguese planning system. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research31(2), 384–400. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2427.2007.00729.

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Sociological Abstracts

As long as you are on campus, you will be able to access Sociological Abstract without entering your netid and password through this link. You can also access it through "RESEARCH DATABASES" on the main library website. 

Social Science Databases

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