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Plagiarism & Citing Sources: ASA

ASA Style

ASA is required for articles submitted to journals published by the American Sociological Association:

  • American Sociological Review
  • Contemporary Sociology
  • Contexts
  • Journal of Health and Social Behavior
  • Social Psychology Quarterly
  • Sociological Methodology
  • Sociological Theory
  • Sociology of Education
  • Socius
  • Teaching Sociology

Basic Citation Examples


Author. Year. Title. City, State: Publisher. Retrieved month day, year (URL).


Delamont, Sara. 2003. Feminist Sociology. London: SAGE Publications. Retrieved September 25, 2021 (

eJournal article

Author. Year. "Article Title." Journal Title, volume(number). (URL).


Ahmad, F., and G. Clark. 2021. "Impact of Education on Perceived Gender Role in Females," Journal of Behavioural Sciences31(1). Retrieved September 25, 2021 (