Research Paper Assignment

Research Paper Assignment - POL107 Spring 2010 Professor...

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POL107 – Spring 2010 Professor Jackson Research Paper Assignment For this assignment, you will write a 10-12 page research paper on a public opinion topic of your choosing. Below are a series of steps you should follow in writing your paper. Step One : Paper topic proposal – DUE in class Monday 2/8/10 Write up a 1-2 paragraph description of the public opinion issue you will research for your paper. Describe the general issue topic, and the specific questions you will focus on in your paper. For example, you might want to research American public opinion on the abortion issue, and how it has changed over the last 20 years. Step Two : Outline and annotated bibliography – DUE in class Monday 4/12/10 Your outline should cover all of the major sections of your paper, along with the individual subsections. Refer to the “Elements of a Research Paper” listing below for more detail. Your annotated bibliography should list each of the sources you plan to reference in your paper, cited properly (APSA style – see guide posted on course website, and assigned journal articles
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