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Research Paper Assignment
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McDuff, Elaine. 2010. “Research Paper Assignment”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


The goal of this paper is not necessarily to solve a problem, but to learn to ask productive research questions, to outline & evaluate what is already known about the problem/question, and develop a strategy for addressing it. Your final product should reflect a sophisticated understanding of the state of research on the topic, some suggestions about...

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College 400

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