2. Step 1: Develop search strategy o Thesis statement o Pre-research o Research questions o Keywords o Boolean operators (and , or) o Truncation (*)Step 2: Select databases o Secondary peer-reviewed sources o Coast
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6. Develop a thesis statementThe leadership roles of Mexican Mayan women in the Zapatista movement in the struggle to challenge NAFTA during the 1990s.
7. Define the question o 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 has female leadership changed in the 1990s, if at all?
8. Break down your thesis statement by conceptThe feminist roles of Zapatista women during the 1990s.
9. Boolean Operators Zapatista o AND Women o OR 1990s Feminist MayanMayan indigenous OR Indigenous
10. Truncation o More results o Plurals Asterisk * o Feminis* o Feminist o Feminism o Feminisms
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