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Discussion Questions

Read the introductory summary/abstract of the article and look over the rest briefly. Respond to the following questions.

  1. What seems to be the main purpose of the article? Who seems to be the intended audience?
  2. How can you tell that this is an academic article? List at least three specific features.
  3. Why do you think the article has headings such as Introduction, Interview Methods, and Findings? How might the headings and structure of the article be useful to the reader?
  4. Read about the aims and scope of the journal Culture, Health, & Sexuality. Read about author Paul Willis. Does the journal seem credible? Why or why not?
  5. How does this article differ from those you might find in a typical Google search? How does it compare to articles you might find through Google Scholar?


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