Chapter 8: Gathering Research and Establishing Evidence

Try This!

Tour a Scholarly Source


Take a look at this Scholarly article:

The Hands of Donald Trump

Now answer these questions:

  • Who is the author?
    • Where do they work?
  • What is the name of the journal?
  • Do they cite others in the body?
  • How many sources are cited at the end?
  • How many pages?
  • Is it written in formal language or informal language?
  • Are you sure it’s peer reviewed? Check out the About Journal of Ethnographic Theory.



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