The right to vote and freedom of expression are democratic principles that fall under the study of political science. A handout describes writing assignments that are common in political science college classes and gives tips and suggestions for writing a research paper.
- Have scholars research one of the eight major sub-fields of political science as described
- Ask small groups to generate a list of the indicators of a democracy
- Print the handout in advance unless Internet access is available
- Provides a description of each step of a political science research paper
- Includes a list of works consulted