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Read the abstract and skim the rest of the excerpt. Respond to the following questions in your small groups.

  1. What seems to be the main purpose of the article? How does it contribute to the development of new knowledge? What kinds of research questions does it address?
  2. How can you tell that this is an academic source? Is it a primary source or a secondary source?
  3. What academic fields might be interested in the issues raised in the article? Think broadly about the possibilities.
  4. If you wanted to find additional sources to explore the issues raised in the article, what kinds of key words would you use in a search engine or library database? List as many as you can.


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