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POLS 390: Evaluation of Resources: Journal Article #1

Your Resource


Schreurs, M. A., & Tiberghien, Y. (2007). Multi-Level Reinforcement: Explaining European Union Leadership in Climate Change Mitigation. Global Environmental Politics, 7(4), 19-46.

Questions to Address in Evaluating your Resource

Read the abstract of the article and respond to the following questions:

  1. What leads you to believe the journal is scholarly? What characteristics of the article itself lead you to believe that the article is scholarly?

  2. Look up the title of the article using Google Scholar. How many times was this article cited? Why might this be important and how might this be helpful for your own research? 

  3. What research question(s) could this source help you answer if you were to write a comparative paper on how climate change is being managed in the United States and the European Union? 

How your Source was Located

Located using Project MUSE, located in the Databases A-Z list. 

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