Paper Title Here
Student Name Here
New Jersey City University
Professor Robert Dowd
November 16, 2020
YOUR FIRST PAGE WILL
LOOK EXACTLY LIKE THIS;
HOWEVER, PUT THE PAPER
TITLE AND YOUR NAME
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An abstract is a short summary of your research paper, usually about a paragraph (6 to 7
sentences, and anywhere from 150 to 250 words) long. A well-written abstract serves multiple
1. An abstract lets readers get the essence of your paper or article quickly, in order to decide
whether to read the full paper;
2. An abstract prepares readers to follow the detailed information, analyses, and arguments
in your full paper; and,
3. An abstract helps readers remember key points from your paper.
YOUR SECOND PAGE IS YOUR ABSTRACT.
READ THE RULES FOR THE ABSTRACT
ABOVE THIS NOTE
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There should be ten pages of text here. Please Make sure you cite your work. Here is an
example of some writing (however not ten pages worth) and APA citations:
Scholarly analysis has demonstrated that suicide bombing, although horrific and
repugnant, can produce tangible benefits for groups seeking political change through violence.
Sprinzak (2000) noted that suicide bombing is one of the most psychologically effective methods
because it communicates the message that there is no deterrent that can dissuade the attacker.
Before the popularization of suicide bombing by groups such as Hezbollah in Lebanon and the
Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka during the 1980s, it was largely, and erroneously, assumed that,
although willing to engage in extreme risk-taking behavior, even terrorist practitioners put a
certain premium on their own lives (Sprinzak, 2000). However, as studies by Sprinzak and other
highly influential pieces by observed, what may seem irrational on an individual level may be
quite logical at the group level (Pape, 2003; Sprinzak, 2000). That is, terrorist groups may
benefit from the use of individual members to conduct suicide attacks, whereas the individual
conducting the attack may not.
When you quote something word for word, you must also include the page number in the
parenthetical citation. An example of this is below:
People all over the world are potentially exposed to terrorism. “The
individuals, who have brutal kind of mentality, are the enemies of the mankind and are
greatest threat to the peace of the world” (Ahmad, Malik & Batool, 2018, p. 125). countries are
more targeted of brutality which did not pay attention on borders management in the past. Some
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may argue that peace may be impossible without proper intelligence gathering and border
When you quote more than 40 words you must double indent and set off the paragraph.
See an example below:
It has been stated time and time again that terrorism is a political event. Research has
shown that terrorist activities yield a wide range of emotions:
Terrorism not only human and physical losses but also generate an array of
psychological, social, political, and economic damages in target countries. When
societies bear losses of terrorism, there comes the issue of knowing causes of these
incidents. The causes of terrorism are studied in order to determine which factors
motivate the production of terrorist activities. This may help to bring down the terrorist
activities. (Haider et. al, 2015, p. 220)
You will continue to write about your topic, supporting what you are telling me by drawing from
scholarly and other source material, as well as giving you own interpretation and opinion.
As you continue you will fill 10 pages of your paper (pp. 2-13).
Please go to the next page….
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The findings from your research should be added here.
This can be as long or short as you like. Just tell me what you learned.
Please continue to the next page for References….
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Ahmad, S., Malik, M., & Batool, A. (2018). Perceptions of University Students about Causes of
Terrorism. Bulletin of Education and Research, 40(3), 115–127.
Haider, S., Pablos Heredero, C., Ahmed, M., & Dustgeer, S. (2015). Identifying Causes of
Terrorism in Pakistan. Dialogue (Pakistan), 10(3), 220–236.
Pape, R. A. (2003). The strategic logic of suicide terrorism. American Political Science Review,
Sprinzak, E. (2000, September/October). Rational fanatics. Foreign Policy, 120, 66-73.
PLEASE SEE THE NEXT PAGE FOR RULES FOR THIS TERM PAPER
YOUR REFERENCE LIST IS DONE
IN APA FORMAT. IF YOU HAVE
QUESTIONS ASK ME OR REFER
TO THE APA GUIDE
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Ten (10) Requirements for this paper:
1. The topic for this paper may be ANY TOPIC from this course (Terrorism or
2. This paper will be done in APA style
3. Whenever you directly quote something, you must include the page number.
“Mass incarceration operates as a tightly networked system of laws, policies,
customs, and institutions that operate collectively to ensure the subordinate
status of a group defined largely by race” (Alexander, 2012, p. 13).
4. Whenever you paraphrase material from a source, and it is not common knowledge,
you must credit the source.
a. Example: These policies disproportionately targeted people of color, as no
other country in the world has placed so many of its racial/ethnic groups
behind bars (Alexander, 2012).
5. You must use Times Roman font
6. The font size shall be 12 Point
7. The paper will be double spaced.
8. There must be a minimum of five sources (you may have more than five):
a. These sources are scholarly journal articles that support your paper. These
should be peer reviewed scholarly articles as discussed in class.
b. Feel free to use more than five sources.
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9. There must be a minimum of 10 pages of text. This does not include your cover
page or reference page. Therefore, the paper you turn in will have a minimum of 12
pages to it, including the cover and reference page.
a. 10-page paper starts off with a grade of 100.
b. 9-page paper starts off with a grade of 90.
c. 8-page paper starts off with a grade of 80.
d. A 3-page paper starts off with a grade of 30. Remember, this paper is 25
percent of your grade.
10. Feel free to submit two or three pages to me as a draft for notes and feedback. My
feedback and notes will help your final grade.