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SOC/WGST 4555 / ANTH/CRJ 455: Immigrant Cultures & Gender

Research Guide for SOC/WGST 4555 / ANTH/CRJ 455

Using your sources to build your answers and arguments

Ask yourself these questions about each of the sources you select to build your answers to your research question:

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

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

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

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

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