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CJS2050 Criminology: Welcome

Find resources for your research assignment(s) in CJS2050.

Research Assignment

Pick a topic related to Criminology. Find 5 scholarly journal articles that present research on your topic. Pick one criminological theory that explains your topic. Find 3 scholarly journal articles that talk about your chosen theory. Formulate a research question or hypothesis regarding your topic. Write a literature review.

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Periodicals Defined

Periodicals are publications which are issued at regular intervals, such as journals, magazines, and newspapers.

To help you identify different periodicals, refer to the Types of Periodicals guide.

Literature Review

The websites listed below provide detailed information on how to conduct a literature review.