Why might your research and your analysis be important or significant for a public readership to consider?
TOPIC: DUBAI. For this capstone assignment, you will draw on the analytical and writing skills you have developed through each of those assignments and engage in academic research in order to investigate some aspect (your topic, your choice) of the relationship between individuals and history/culture as found in the different institutions that we have considered this term.
For this research paper, you will locate and utilize at least 7 sources using the library research databases (onesearch, etc.) or credible scholarly Internet resources like GoogleScholar and on-line versions of news media such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, Slate, Wired, Vice, etc. Interviews and films are also fair game. (The goal here will be to ensure you find relevant, credible
To the end of this “truly new” criteria: be sure you are making an original claim in your paper—not simply restating other peoples research (I agree with all the points in articles A and B) or conventional wisdom. The goal of the research paper is NOT to simply present research or report what others have said about your topic. Instead, you must analyze your topic, using your research to support your claims. What are you adding to the conversation on this topic? For this assignment, it will be imperative for you to address the “So What?” question. Why might your research and your analysis be important or significant for a public readership to consider?