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TURB 316 Cities and Citizenship -- Hoffman: Research tips & worksheet

Tips! Tips! Tips!

  • What are the underlying concepts for your topic?
     
  • Think of keywords, ideas, etc that you may develop into search terms. For example, if you're looking at people who are homeless you may also want to consider terms such as "street people," "vagrants or vangrancy," or "homelessness."
     
  • Think of the classic who, what, when, where, why and how questions?
     
  • Search for examples of your issues in other cities, e.g. the viaduct/tunnel project in Seattle may have similarities and differences with projects in other cities such as Boston's "big dig."
     
  • Check out the Research Process guide for more suggestions.

Research Worksheet

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