The research paper is expected to be written in line with the requirements of a journal article. The referencing style should follow either Harvard or Chicago styles.
While the analysis should be based primarily on a careful reading of the various pro- and contra arguments provided in the reading material, students are also encouraged to consult other sources to back up their argument. A minimum requirement for references 6 items of journal articles/book chapters/books. News pieces do not count. NO referencing from wikipedia!