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Appendix J

Quoting, Summarizing, and Paraphrasing Sources

|Summarize: |Crime is one of the biggest problems in United States cities. | | |But, crimes may be lowered because of firearms. But, a study was | |Be brief. |done, but there is no evidence is too weak to determine if having| |Reflect key facts or ideas. |a gun will prevent crime. It has been shown that gun laws have | |Help readers understand context. |prevented crime. The study that was used in this type of study | |Do not insert personal views. |was “city-level cross-sectional study”, but smaller cities could | |Write in your own words, except for quotations. |not be included in the study because those cities had fewer | |Create an APA-formatted parenthetical citation for this summary. |crime. | |Insert the APA article reference. | | | | | | |Kleck, G., & Patterson, E. (1993). The impact of gun control and | | |gun ownership levels on violence rates. Journal Of Quantitative | | |Criminology, 9(3), 249-287. | | | | |...
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