[Students Name] [Professor’s name] [Course] [Date] Police brutality Police brutality involves unnecessary police violence which is a form of police misconduct or authority abuse. Police brutality is a widely spread act which has been experienced in many countries. In most cases police brutality has been reported to be associated with police profiling. In most states such people by police." Journal of Pan African Studies 8.4 (2015): 45-78. Desmond Matthew Andrew V. Papachristos and David S. Kirk. "Police violence and citizen crime reporting in the black community." American Sociological Review 81.5 (2016): 857-876. Terrill William and Jason R. Ingram. "Citizen complaints against the police: an eight city examination." Police Quarterly 19.2 (2016): 150-179. [...]
Christopher Brown Brown ENC 1101 12 November 2017 MLA Assignment This is the rubric and example of what is required for your MLA Assignment. You must write one page on whatever topic you like. You must cite three academic sources and use MLA formatting. Please cite one author verbatim, quote a second author using a block quote as in the example below, and summarize what an author says and cite where the information comes from without quoting directly. You may choose any topic for this assignment, though I suggest writing on an issue related to your final paper to get in some graded practice! Formatting An MLA paper has one-inch margins on all sides. Each page must have a header including last name and page number. The paper will be double-spaced throughout, no extra spaces between sections or paragraphs. The entire paper, including the heading and title, needs to be in Times New Roman 12 point font. Because it is easy to read, this font is appropriate for college essays. Make sure that the essay is left aligned, not fully justified. One space between sentences is standard. Hit the enter key only once at the end of each paragraph. In the MLA format, outside sources are documented in parenthetical citations. This allows you to “acknowledge your sources by keying brief parenthetical citations in your text to an alphabetical list of works that appears at the end of the paper” (Gibaldi 142). Notice that in this brief citation the period goes after the parenthesis. The information in parenthesis should be as brief as possible. You will use the author’s last name or a shortened title for unsigned works. If you used the key information (author’s last name or the title of an unsigned work) in your text, do not repeat it in the parenthesis. Gibaldi explains: The information in your parenthetical references in the text must match the corresponding information in the entries in your list of works cited. For a typical works-cited-list entry, which begins with the name of the author (or editor, translator, or narrator), the parenthetical reference begins with the same name. . . . If the work is listed by title, use the title, shortened or in full. . . . (238-239) Notice how the long quote was set off by an extra one-inch margin rather than quotations marks, and in this case, the period goes before the parenthetical citation. For up to date citation formatting, visit owl.english.purdue.edu . After the last paragraph in an MLA style essay, force the document to begin a new page for the Works Cited page. The Works Cited page will still have the one-inch margins all the way around and have the heading of last name and page number. This page will also be double-spaced throughout with no extra space between entries. Items in a Works Cited page will be alphabetized by the first word of each entry (author’s last name or title of work). Each entry will use a hanging indent, in which lines after the first indent half an inch. Because the URLs in a Works Cited page are not underlined, remove the hyperlinks so that URLs will be formatted correctly. To do this, right click on the hyperlink and select remove hyperlink. Works Cited Gibaldi, Joseph. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 6th ed. New York: MLA, 2003. Lastname, Firstname. Title of the Book. City of Publication: Publisher, Year. Lastname, Firstname. “Title of the Article.” Name of the Scholarly Journal Volume.Issue (Date): first page-last page. Lastname, Firstname. “Title of the Newspaper Article.” Title of the Newspaper Date, edition: SectionPagenumber+. “The Title of the Article.” Title of Ma gazine Date: page number. Name of the Library Database: Name of the Service. Name of the library with city, state abbreviation. Date of access .