Synopses & Reviews
With more than 10 million copies sold, the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Assocation
is the style manual of choice for writers, editors, students, educators, and professionals in psychology and the behavioral sciences, social work, criminology and justice administration, and other disciplines in which effective communication with words and data is fundamental.
In addition to providing clear guidance on grammar, the mechanics of writing, and APA style, the Publication Manual offers an authoritative, easy-to-use reference and citation system and comprehensive coverage of the treatment of numbers, metrication, statistical and mathematical data, tables, and figures for use in writing, reports, or presentations.
The fifth edition of the "APA Manual" is a new and improved style manual for writers and students in psychology and other behavioral and social sciences. This valuable reference tool gives writers easy-to-use guidelines on how to prepare manuscripts according to APA style.
Table of Contents
Content and organization of a manuscript -- Expressing ideas and reducing bias in language -- APA editorial style -- Reference list -- Manuscript preparation and sample papers to be submitted for publication -- Material other than journal articles -- Manuscript acceptance and publication -- Journals program of the American Psychological Association -- Appendix A: Checklist for manuscript submission -- Appendix B: Checklist for transmitting accepted manuscripts for electronic publication -- Appendix C: Ethical standards for the reporting and publishing of scientific information -- Appendix D: References to legal materials -- Appendix E: Sample cover letter.