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Sociology: Find Articles

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Finding Journals

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Social Forces is the journal title in the following article citation:

Verbrugge, L. M. (1983). A Research Note on Adult Friendship Contact: A Dyadic Perspective. Social Forces, 62(1), 78-83.

Scholarly, Professional, or Popular?

The following table, authored by staff at the UMW Libraries, lists specific characteristics that distinguish scholarly articles from articles found in popular magazines and professional / trade journals.

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