This guide is intended to direct you to fundamental resources in researching Controversial Issues across many different classes and academic disciplines. The resources here are by no means comprehensive, but are intended to help you achieve a sound start to your work.
Please feel free to contact me if you have suggestions for additions or other ways to improve this guide.
1. Identify the controversy.
2. Check the Facts.
3. Check the Reasoning.
4. Identify Potential Solutions.
Remember, there are a lot of words that mean "controversy" or indicate that controversy is present. Think about using a variety of words in your search. For example:
Words to look for in headlines or summaries:
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