Topic of essay: Religious terrorism from constructivist approach.
The paper is to present a critical assessment of one of the theoretical approaches to security discussed in class and to link to some of the case studies (to be chosen by students). The paper should contain a brief explanation of the theoretical approach’s main arguments followed by critical assessment of their strengths and weaknesses. The paper should have 3500 words and have a form of a scholarly paper, with proper referencing and bibliography.
Evidence & Format
Your paper has to meet all formal standards as presented in ‘IR Essay Writing Standard’ andThesis Manual available on student resources (zasoby) under course1 and course 2. These include:
- Requirements relating to a scholarly paper, such as providing evidence that supports your theses, statements and claims, as well as proper referencing. Bibliography should have a sufficient number of academic sources (at least 20)
- Editing rules: title page; font, Times New Roman 12; margins, 2,5 cm; double space between verses; italics for book/periodical titles; single quotation marks, etc. The paper must be logically structured (introduction; the main body subdivided into paragraphs; conclusions) and meet the minimum language standards.
- Plagiarism: be aware that anything copied without quotation marks and references is treated as plagiarism.
The title page should meet the criteria set up in the “IRES Essay Writing Standards” 2.1, p. 3 as well as in Appendix A. on p. 7
Structure of the essay:
The essay should be not longer than 3500-4000 words.
The structure of the essay should meet the criteria set up in the “IRES Essay Writing Standards” (Appendix B).
Papers with no references will be rejected. Fore referencing see 2.4, p. 4 of the “IRES Essay Writing Standards.”
And one more sagnificant thing is this essay should be written by harvard reference style !