Term paper draft

20 points.

Due April 13

At least 4000 words, using at least 10 sources.

Your paper must include:

  • introduction (summarizes the paper)
  • research question
  • literature review
  • explanation of your theory
  • statement of your hypothesis
  • explanation of research design (descriptions of the independent and dependent variables)
  • at least two observations, each with complete descriptions of a dependent variable and at least one independent variable
  • comparison of cases
  • conclusion

Papers will be evaluated based on the the clarity of the question and thesis and based on the appropriate use of evidence, as well as on clarity of writing.

I will not accept any paper that does not have properly-formatted, complete citations.