Social Work - V. Summary/Conclusions & Quality of your Paper

This is a Social Work research guide. It offers a variety of information to help you with your research needs

Your Conclusion

Questions to Consider:

  1. How does this all fit together?
  2. What are scholars saying about your policy? What supporting evidence can you find in the literature?
  3. How does the experience of your interviewee connect to a broader audience and issue?
  4. Throughout the process, what did you learn and how did it change your perspective on social welfare problems and policy?

In Other Words:

  1. This is the part of your paper where you bring everything together. Remind the reader of the important parts and wrap up your case with a compelling conclusion.

Some Scholarly Resources:

  • SocINDEX - One of the best databases for looking at social work and sociology-focused, scholarly work.
  • Academic Search Complete - Well-regarded scholarly database that is multi-discplinary.

Writing Quality Papers: Resources

Not all resources are created equally. Depending on your topic and scope, the best resource may be a newspaper article or an academic, scholarly article or book. You need to evaluate your sources to not only make sure they are appropriate for your topic and scope, but if the content makes sense and is executed well. For evaluating resources, go here.

Writing like a social worker tips and strategies for a GREAT paper- Writing in Social Work