Y348+Research+Sources

Y348+Research+Sources - Political Science Research Paper:...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–7. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Click to edit Master subtitle style 12/15/10 Political Science Research Paper: Finding Sources Y348 Politics of Genocide
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
12/15/10 Where to Begin? l Know your topic: you are to argue whether the violence in Darfur meets the definition of genocide, or other definitions of mass violence, and in what way. l You must be familiar with both the situation in Darfur and the diverse definitions of collective violence.
Background image of page 2
12/15/10 Forming your Argument l Be familiar with the case before you choose a side. l It will be helpful to use the previous examples of genocide and mass murder studied in the course to help form an argument.
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
12/15/10 Forming your Argument l Books and newspaper articles can be very helpful as preliminary research sources. l But remember, the paper is not meant to describe the violence in Darfur but to argue how it fits into different understandings of genocide . Additional research and sources will
Background image of page 4
12/15/10 Sources for the Paper l You must include different sources of information for the paper including articles from scholarly journals (Journal of Genocide, International Affairs), public intellectual journals (The New Yorker, NYT Review of Books), newspaper accounts and reliable web sites.
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
What is a Reliable (and useful) Website? l The websites of major newspapers of record (national circulation newspapers such as the New York Times (NYT), Wall Street Journal (WSJ), Washington Post (WP)). l
Background image of page 6
Image of page 7
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 12/14/2010 for the course POLS-Y 348 taught by Professor Bielasiak during the Spring '10 term at Indiana.

Page1 / 21

Y348+Research+Sources - Political Science Research Paper:...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 7. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online