WORLD ECONOMIC: GREECE ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY ASSIGNMENT GUIDELINES: REMEMBER: The purpose of an annotated bibliography is to ? provide examples of the types of sources available to you in your research ? describe other items on a topic that may be of interest to the reader ? explore the subject for further research Your annotat ion must include, but is not limited to a: ? description the content (focus) , conclusions the author(s) may have made, and purpose of the item ? discussion of any limitations that the item may have, e.g. level, timeliness, etc. ? discussion of qualities that mak e it a good source ? description of what audience the item is intended for ? nota tion of the methods (research) used in the item, if applicable ? evaluation of the reliability of the item ? ment ion of the author’s background, expertise Most information for each o f the items above can be expressed in a single sentence or two . You must describe the usefulness of the item to your research assignment. You must use MLA style for formatting the presentation of the paper as a whole and , even more important, the bibliographic information. Write in paragraph, not list, form. You must have SIX entries. You are not obligated to use any of them in you r actual research paper. Wikipedia is NOT an acceptable source! SAMPLE ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY ENTRY FOR A JOURNAL ARTICLE USING MLA FORMAT: Waite, Linda J., Frances Kobrin Goldscheider, and Christina Witsberger. “Nonfamily Living and the Erosion o f Traditional Family Orientations Among Young Adults.” American Sociological Review 51 (1986): 541 – 554. Print. The authors, researchers at the Rand Corporation and Brown University, use statistical and case study data from the National Lon gitudinal Surveys of Young Women and Young Men to test their hypothesis that non – family living by young adults alters their attitudes, values, plans, and expectations, moving them away from their belief in traditional sex roles. They find their hypothesis strongly supported in young females, while the effects were fewer in studies of young males, increasing the time away from parents before marrying increased individualism, self – sufficiency, and changes in attitudes about families. In contrast, an earlier s tudy by Williams cited below shows no significant gender differences in sex role attitudes as a result of non – family living. The currency (1986) of this article might weaken it for the purposes of my research. Attempts to get more recent work should be made. Yet , this text could play a significant role in my research because of the academic credentials of the autho rs, which testify to the article’s reliability. The co ntrast to another study is good for acknowledging opposing points of view. In addition, despite the fact that the audience is professional social workers and psychologists, which makes the article schol arly, the content is easy to understand.

WORLD ECONOMIC: GREECE

ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY ASSIGNMENT GUIDELINES:
REMEMBER:
The purpose of an annotated bibliography is to
?
provide
examples of the types of sources available to you in your research
?
describe other items on a topic that may be of interest to the reader
?
explore the subject for further research
Your annotat
ion
must
include, but is not limited to a:
?
description the content (focus)
,
conclusions the author(s) may have made,
and purpose of the item
?
discussion of any limitations that the item may have, e.g. level, timeliness, etc.
?
discussion of qualities that mak
e it a good source
?
description of what audience the item is intended for
?
nota
tion of the methods (research) used in the item, if applicable
?
evaluation of the reliability of the item
?
ment
ion
of
the author’s background,  expertise
Most information
for each o
f the items above
can be expressed in a single sentence
or two
.
You
must
describe the usefulness of the item to
your
research assignment.
You
must
use
MLA style
for formatting the presentation of the paper as a whole and
, even more
important, the bibliographic information.  Write in paragraph, not list, form.
You
must
have
SIX
entries. You are not obligated to use any of them in you
r actual research paper.
Wikipedia is NOT an acceptable source!
SAMPLE ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY ENTRY FOR A JOURNAL ARTICLE USING MLA
FORMAT:
Waite, Linda J., Frances Kobrin Goldscheider, and Christina Witsberger. “Nonfamily Living and
the Erosion o
f Traditional Family Orientations Among Young Adults.”
American Sociological
Review
51 (1986): 541

554.
Print.
The authors, researchers at the Rand Corporation and Brown University, use statistical and case study
data from the National Lon
gitudinal Surveys of Young Women and Young Men to test their hypothesis that
non

family living by young adults alters their attitudes, values, plans, and expectations, moving them away
from their belief in traditional sex roles. They find their hypothesis
strongly supported in young females,
while the effects were fewer in studies of young males, increasing the time away from parents before
marrying increased individualism, self

sufficiency, and changes in attitudes about families. In contrast, an
earlier s
tudy by Williams cited below shows no significant gender differences in sex role attitudes as a
result of non

family living.
The currency
(1986)
of this article might weaken it for the purposes of my research. Attempts to get
more recent work should be
made.  Yet
, this text could play a significant role in my research because of the
academic credentials of the autho
rs, which testify to the article’s reliability.
The co
ntrast to another study is
good for acknowledging opposing points of view.
In addition,
despite the fact that
the audience is
professional social workers and psychologists, which makes
the article schol
arly,
the content is easy to
understand.