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SOC 5 (Hirose) - Global Change: Home

Global Change Research Guide

This is a guide for Sociology 5 students researching topics related to globalization.  Tips for locating reference sources, books, periodical/journal articles, audiovisual materials, and web resources are recommended.

Please contact a reference librarian if you need further assistance. 

Research Topics

Assigned Topics:

  • Theories of Globalization
  • Global Food
  • Global Consumption
  • Global Otherness
  • Global Risk
  • Global Economy

Research Strategy

  • Read and understand your research assignment.
  • Think about what you already know; review lecture notes and course textbook
  • Get more background information using reference books
  • Use books for detailed in-depth analysis and history of issue
  • Use magazine and journal articles for current reporting of issue
  • Use the Internet for additional information (don't forget to evaluate your sources!)
  • Cite your sources (create a reference list or works cited page)


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