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When she was 17, Natalie Warne learned about the Invisible Children Project -- a campaign to rescue Ugandan children from Joseph Kony’s child armies. As an intern for Invisible Children, she led a nation-wide campaign for the project. She successfully got the campaign featured on the Oprah Winfrey show, a victory that dramatically raised the profile of the movement. Natalie now works as a film editor in Los Angeles.
What is sociological research? What methods can I use? How do I write a term paper for a sociology class? Use the following resources:
Writing in the Social Sciences
Call Number: 808.0663 M9586w
Publication Date: 2010-03-12
... how to format a thesis statement; list arguments; gather evidence to support the arguments; define concepts; organize arguments; and draft conclusions. Muller then explains how to convert these ideas into an outline and a paper. Every stage of the process is broken down into succinct, practical, easy-to-follow steps that are supported by numerous examples, checklists, and outlines
Good Essay Writing
Call Number: 808.0663 R318g 2011
Publication Date: 2011-05-09
What is your assignment? Are you going to write a term paper, book review or an essay? They are NOT the same.
Doing sociological research [electronic resource]
Call Number: online video
This multi-segment program focuses on the world of education as it addresses aspects of how to conduct sociological research. After defining what exactly constitutes research, the video defines the concepts of reliability, validity, and representativeness through a study of social interaction in schools; sheds light on essential ideas in survey research via a study of educational inequalities; considers decision-making and social capital in education while presenting the use of interviews in sociological research; and illustrates ethnography in action as it tracks a study of surveillance in schools using observational methods
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