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Political Science 389: Courts, Judges, & Controversies

Resources for POLSCI 389 taught by Professor Deborah Beim fall 2021

Elements of a Scholarly Article

Many scholarly articles include the following elements.

  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Literature Review
  • Research Question
  • Methods/Data
  • Results
  • Conclusion
  • References/ Works Cited/ Bibliography

When you begin your research you may want to focus more on the abstract and references of a particular article and then later go back an do a close reading

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