Research Paper
Paper details:
Students will select one of the questions as outlined on the assignment handout on the topic of: the democratic peace theory, the human cost of war, remembering war: oral histories and the unspeakable, settler colonialism and Indigenous self-determination, and journalists reporting on war and militarization. The research paper assignment requires students to apply their knowledge of course material to independent research. This requires demonstrating an understanding of theories and case studies in course readings and lectures and also independently researching academic sources on the essay topic. The final paper will include a clear thesis statement in the introduction that demonstrates your argument and analysis of the topic. The paper will be 2000 words. With 5 independently researched academic sources. Your paper should include a separate cover page with your name, student number, and assignment title as well as a separate page at the end for your bibliography.