For this assignment, you will describe any debates or controversy surrounding your topic (i.e., why is this topic controversial?).
To complete this assignment: Answer the questions below as they relate to your topic. Your answers to these questions should total 1.5 to 2 typed pages, double-spaced, using 11 or 12 pt. font, and 1-inch margins. Write in your OWN words. Do not copy and paste text from websites, journal articles, etc. Be careful to use quotation marks and paraphrasing appropriately. Use in-text citations and include a reference list at the end of your document (guidance here (Links to an external site.)). If you have questions, email the instructor or TA.
- What is the debate over your topic/what is controversial about your topic? (define the controversy)
- Is controversy a good or bad thing? (Does it help or hinder progress on your topic?)
- What specific factors are involved?
- Do economics, government, scientific uncertainty, or politics play a role?