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This guide is designed to help students in Sociology 201: Contemporary Issues course locate academic journal articles and other resources for their final exam paper.

  • Use the Assignment Guidelines tab to review the assignment description and grading rubric

  • Use the Working Poor Materials tab to watch guest lectures delivered by David Shipler and to read articles and blog posts from his website, "The Shipler Report."

  • Use the Find Articles tab for suggestions about where and how to locate scholarly journal articles, as required by your assignment.

  • Use the Statistics tab if you wish to locate sources that provide statistical information on issues related to poverty (helpful in answering question 6 of your assignment).

  • Use the APA Formatting tab to learn how to format your paper and citations in APA style.