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Core 160: Energy and Environment (Paul Meyer Reimer May Term 2017)

Topic Summary

Population growth: Italy has had a birthrate below replacement level (~2 children per woman) without a one-child policy, and in a heavily Roman Catholic (cultural views against contraception) country. How?

Selected Credo Reference Sources

Credo Reference is a recommended source to Explain the "issues" related to your topic - Describe the idea of your topic. You are choosing one topic to examine critically. State the questions you're investigating and explain (writing for an audience of your peers) what the issues are.

Selected New York Times sources

For details on how to setup your own subscription to the New York Times via GC, visit http://libraryguides.goshen.edu/nytimes

New York Times is a recommended resource to describe at least one other country's experience with regard to your topic. Ideally, choose a country which has consciously tried a promising or unusual approach. Some of these are listed in the list of topics. Write about what from their experience might work well (or not so well) if we were to try that in the United States.

Selected Lexis Nexis Sources

Lexis Nexis is a recommended resource to describe at least one other country's experience with regard to your topic. Ideally, choose a country which has consciously tried a promising or unusual approach. Some of these are listed in the list of topics. Write about what from their experience might work well (or not so well) if we were to try that in the United States.

Selected CQ Researcher Sources

CQ Researcher is a recommended database to identify government policies that might foster what you feel are more sustainable approaches with regard to your topic.