Colonialism and Imperialism

Writing a Literature Review: This assignment is worth 20%. The essay should be around 600 words. Plagiarism =ZERO THE TWO ARTICLES TO USE: The literature review provides a description, summary and evaluation of each source-It includes your critical analysis Content of the Review Introduction The introduction explains the focus and establishes the importance of the subject. It discusses what kind of work has been done on the topic and identifies any controversies within the field or any recent research which has raised questions about earlier assumptions. It may provide background or history. It concludes with a purpose or thesis statement. In a stand-alone literature review, this statement will sum up and evaluate the state of the art in this field of research; in a review that is an introduction or preparatory to a thesis or research report, it will suggest how the review findings will lead to the research the writer proposes to undertake. Body Often divided by headings/subheadings, the body summarizes and evaluates the current state of knowledge in the field. It notes major themes or topics, the most important trends, and any findings about which researchers agree or disagree. If the review is preliminary to your own thesis or research project, its purpose is to make an argument that will justify your proposed research. Therefore, it will discuss only that research which leads directly to your own opinion. Conclusion The conclusion summarizes all the evidence presented and shows its significance. If the review is an introduction to your own research, it highlights gaps and indicates how previous research leads to your own research project and chosen methodology. If the review is a stand-alone assignment for a course, it should suggest any practical applications of the research as well as the implications and possibilities for future research. Answer these questions in the body: Discuss his main points! In assessing each source, consideration should be given to: 1. What is the author’s expertise in this particular field of study (credentials)? 2. Are the author’s arguments supported by empirical evidence (e.g. quantitative/qualitative studies)? 3. Is the author’s perspective too biased in one direction or are opposing studies and viewpoints also considered? 4. Does the selected source contribute to a more profound understanding of the subject