•Step 3: Search the database•Try different keywords, try different searches•Move to database subject headings•Select the best citations•Use internal citation generators•Step 4: Evaluate resources•Read and assess content
Research roadmap•Setp 5: Apply and use information •Synthesize information •Write up the finding and conclusion •Create your bibliography using correct citation style•Circular process – Repeat and Revise•Use the WGSS 401 Research Guide!! •http://csulb.libguides.com/wgss
Creating a Search Strategy• Develop a thesis statement•The leadership roles of Mexican Mayan women in the Zapatista movement in the struggle to challenge NAFTA during the 1990s.
Creating a Search Strategy•Define the question • Ask why????•Who are the Zapatistas?•What were the theoretical and concrete conditions that promoted female leadership?•Who were the key female leaders?•What are the "Revolutionary Law of Women"?•How did female leadership changed in the 1990s, if at all?
Creating a Search Strategy• Break down your thesis statement by concept•The feminist roles of Zapatista women during the 1990s.
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