For your research assignment, you will be deconstructing a chapter of C. Riley Snorton's book Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity by looking up some of Snorton's source material and getting into the details of their analytical methods. Why would we want to do this? Mining citations is an effective research strategy for finding related sources, learning about the development of knowledge on a topic, and understanding the origins and development of a theory.
This guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to interpret a citation to locate a specific item at Collins Library and beyond.
Consider the citations below and match them to the correct resource type.
Ivy, Nicole. "Bodies of Work: A Meditation on Medical Imaginaries and Enslaved Women," SOULS: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture, and Society 18, no. 1 (2016): 11-31.
Page, Enoch H. and Matt U. Richardson. "On the Fear of Small Numbers: A Twenty-First-Century Prolegomenon of the U.S. Black Transgender Experience." In Black Sexualities: Probing Powers, Passions, Practices, and Policies, edited by Juan Battle and Sandra L. Barnes, 57-81. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2010.
Lezin, Katya. "Transgender People in Charlotte Struggle to Find Tolerance." Charlotte Observer, January 5, 2015. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/health-family/article9252857.html.
Ellis, Nadia. Territories of the Soul: Queered Belonging in the Black Diaspora. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2015.
Ziegler, Kortney Ryan, dir. Still Black: A Portrait of Black Transmen. 2008; San Francisco, CA: BlackStarMedia, 2008.