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FYW: Ethical Social and Political Issues in Star Wars: Background Information

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Look up your keywords in subject encyclopedias. Read articles in these encyclopedias to set the context for your research. Note any additional keywords for additional searches.  Keep an eye out for relevant items in the references at the end of the encyclopedia articles.

Online Encyclopedias

A good exercise to get to know your topic is to read articles on it from a few different types of encyclopedias.  You might start by searching for information in a general encyclopedia like Encyclopedia Britannica.


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Selected Sources - Science Fiction

The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (online) 3rd edition, this well-known online resource attempts to be a comprehensive, scholarly, and critical guide to science fiction in all its forms.

Selected Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Reference Sources

Selected Political Reference Sources

Selected Reference Sources for Philosophy and Ethics