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ENG 090, Chester, Boyce: Library Resources

This guide will assist in the writing of the Argument Essay assignment for 090.

Recommended Databases for this project

Gale Academic Onefile

Newspaper Source Plus

The New York Times

psychology gale onefile

Databases vs a Google Search

 

 

 

Argument Essay Recommended Search Terms

When searching in a database it can sometimes be helpful to create a list of words that might be useful to your topic. This list might include synonyms of main search words.  For this assignment, it is recommended that you start your search with the term "psychology" OR "sociology" and then choose one term from each of the columns below.  Column A is the term you are searching, Column B is the descriptor or adjective for the kind of prejudice, and Column C is a broader group of people designated by gender or age. 

A--Pick 1 B--Pick 1 C--Pick 1 (optional)

prejudice
profiling
stereotyping
discrimination
microaggression
bias
stigma
racism
perception

trans
POC
LGBTQ
Muslim
Black
Latino/Latina
African American
indigenous
Jewish
homeless
Asian
disabled

men
women
adolescents
teens
youth
elderly

 

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