Reading Laterally: How does this scholarly book/article connect to others?
Academic Book Reviews
Why look for academic reviews of a book?
- Understand the main research question and argument
- Sense for which methods the author used
- May situate this work within discussions in the academic discipline
The Power of the Past: Understanding Cross-Class Marriages
Author/Creator: Eriksen, Shelley
Source: Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews, 2016, Vol.45(6), pp.799-801
How do you find book reviews?
Use Tripod Articles to find book reviews published in academic journals.
- Search for the title of the book, since this is usually
the title of the review.