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SOC 170-380 Social Change

Research sources useful for SOC 380 classes

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Why Background Research?

Why Background Research?

To become familiar with concepts and vocabulary that is used and help you narrow down your topic. If you don't have the right words or phrases, your searches will give you poor answers. Your background information gives you keywords, key phrase, names, events, sub-topics.

Where do you find this background information?

  • Reference and eReference material
  • Suggested sources to the right arrow

Then what?  Use your new keywords and have a search strategy when looking for articles.

How to start a movement