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CRJ/SOC 467: Drugs, Crime, & Justice

Research Guide for CRJ/SOC 467

Using your sources to build your arguments for your Reflection Paper and your narrative for your Essay Exams

Ask yourself these questions about each of the sources you select to build your own evidence and arguments that will form the narrative of your project description.

Does your source raise questions you hadn't considered or make claims that shape your thinking? -Integrate these into your answers and arguments to develop and focus them further 

Does your source provide evidence for any of your answers and arguments? -Integrate the relevant evidence or data into your own answers/arguments and explain its significance

Does your source take a position counter to any of your answers and arguments? -Include these sources to strengthen your own answers and arguments by explaining and providing evidence of why you disagree with them

What relationships do you see between your sources? -Integrate the answers, arguments and evidence from your sources together to use them as building blocks for your own answers, arguments and conclusions

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