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Use books to read broad overviews and detailed discussions of your topic. You can also use books to find primary sources, which are often published together in collections.
You'll use the library catalog to search for books, ebooks, articles, and more.
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This video shows you how to find and use eBooks from the MJC library.
Search terms: Bracero, Bracero program, guest workers
Sexual assault in the workplace
Search terms: sexual assault, sexual abuse, sexual assault workplace, metoo movement
Search terms: child labor, child labor laws, child welfare, child labor + country (such as: child labor India), child labor + product (such as: child labor tobacco)
Search terms: organ trafficking, organ transplants, human trafficking
Search terms: international adoption, intercountry adoption, orphanages
Exploitation in the trucking industry
Search terms: trucking, trucking industry, truck drivers
Search terms: Uyhgur, Uygur, Uighur
Search terms: Rohingya, Myanmar, refugees
Economic Oppression in the Taxi Industry
Search terms in EBSCO databases: Taxicabs New York
Search terms: Redlining, Discrimination in mortgage loans
Search terms for general articles about the conditions in Turkey for refugees: Syrian refugees in Turkey (limit search by year for most recent articles)
Search terms: femicide, violence against women, crimes against women, intimate partner violence
Israeli Occupation of Palestine
Search terms: Palestine, Palestinian Authority, Arab-Israel Conflict, Palestinian Refugees, Palestinian oppression, Palestine occupation, Hamas, Palestine Liberation Organization, Intifada, West Bank, Gaza
Masculine / Patriarchal Cultures
Search terms: Patriarchy, patriarchal system, male dominance, masculinity, oppression of women. Try also combining terms like patriarchy Mexico, or patriarchy India, or patriarchy Islam, or patriarchy Christianity.