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Unformatted text preview: How to write a Literature Review What is a Literature Review? You must use 8 sources (books and journal articles only) in addition to assigned readings from this course that is related to your topic. A literature review provides summaries of relevant research on the topic that you are writing about. You must do the following: • Summarize the key points of the book or article; • Provide a critique o What is missing? What does this author not explore that you think is important. You must do this for all 8 (plus) sources! Tips for organization of Literature Review Organize the literature review by themes, topics, or arguments. For example , if you are writing about Asian Americans as a Model Minority some possible themes would be: stereotypes, consequences of stereotypes, racialization, and so on. How will the Literature Review look? I would start with a brief description of the model minority stereotype, along with a brief summary of its history. The model minority image of Asian Americans originated in post-World War two America….[I would briefly discuss its history and development in this paragraph].would briefly discuss its history and development in this paragraph]....
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2011 for the course ETHS 220 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at S.F. State.
- Spring '11