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Asian American Studies - Research Guide: Home

A research guide for Asian American Studies 300: Introduction to Asian American Studies.

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Asian American Studies at Cal State Fullerton

2015 grads
About Asian American Studies 300
:
"This course will engage you in examining the demographic, social, and economic trends and issues confronting contemporary Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities. We will use the contextual lenses of race, ethnicity, culture, class, gender, sexuality, and religion to explore the major issues affecting AAPI communities since the 1960s. Topics include immigration, settlement and adaptation, labor, discrimination and racism, community development, individual and social identity, family and generational issues, education, health, public policy, political participation and activism, media representation, and knowledge and cultural production."


Research Goals

Identify & Evaluate Sources 

  1. Reference / background Information
  2. Primary sources
     
  3. Scholarly or peer-reviewed journal article
  4. Scholarly book
     
  5. Demographic information
     
  6. Subject-specific databases  
  7. Multidisciplinary databases

Explore & Analyze Your Topic
(See handout)


Practice the Art and Craft of Research

1. How to conduct an interview
2. How to conduct a field trip

3. How to write a proposal
4. How to prepare for a presentation
5. How to write a research paper

6. How to export citations to EndNote Web
7. How to cite in a specific style format (APA, MLA, Chicago, etc.)