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GOV 473: Political Theory and Racial Injustice

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Tips on searching for books on racial injustice.

Search Terminology - Keywords and Subject Headings

When conducting research, always consider alternative keywords and subject headings for your topic. Begin by analyzing your topic or research question, and break it down into its key concepts. What keywords appear? Are there alternative keywords that come to mind?

For this course, keywords may include: racial injustice; equal justice; racial profiling; race and crime

Subject headings may include: United States - Race relations; Racism - United States; Discrimination in criminal justice administration - United States; Social justice; African Americans - Civil rights.

Also, you may search for books about the political theorists you are reading for the course (e.g., Gandhi, Fanon, King, Malcolm X)


When you discover a book of interest, select the "DETAILS" tab, and then the "FULL RECORD" tab to look at the assigned subject headings for that item. Note related subject headings, and click on them to find other books that are described in a similar way, and may prove useful.


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