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POLS 316: Race, Poverty, and the U.S. Welfare State (HC): Background Information

Political Science 316: Race, Poverty, and the U.S. Welfare State (Oberfield) Spring 2019

Literature Reviews

Literature reviews are a particularly useful kind of journal article when doing research. They address the issues involved in a specific question and summarize the pertinent debates among scholars. They map out the intellectual terrain succinctly for a topic and give you the major landmarks in terms of key authors and significant titles for greater understanding. 

Conference Papers

Protest in Ferguson, MO (Wikimedia Commons)

Gathering Background Information about the U.S.

Subject Guide

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Resources on Issues

Resources on Public Policy