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Sociology 190: Immigration: Public Opinion, Politics & Media

American Sociological Association (ASA) Style

Although there is not a requred specific citation format for this course, it is important to be consistent with your citations (both in-text and your bibliography). The format for Sociology as a discipline is the American Sociological Association (ASA) style.


Suggested citation information for statistical tables on "stock" data (either decennial census or ACS) obtained through American FactFinder,can be found here.


Example citation for Yearbook of Immigration Statistics data,

United States. Department of Homeland Security. Table 2. Persons Obtaining Legal Permanent Resident Status by Region and Selected Country of Last Residence: Fiscal Years 1820-2011. Yearbook of Immigration Statistics: 2011. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of Immigration Statistics, 2012.

Using other Citation Formats

Citing Roper Center Data


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Wes Fiorentino
Wes is on leave for the Fall Semester. For research support or instruction please contact Ari Gofman for Psychology or Elliot Brandow for Child Study & Human Development, Education, Sociology, and Anthropology.