INST 110I: INTERNATIONAL ENGAGEMENT – WI William Dantona
Book Review Guideline
Please include the following points/aspects in your 3-5 page Book Review.
• Author(s) or editor(s) first and last name(s) (please indicate if it is an edited book) • Title of book • Year of publication • Place of publication • Publisher • Why you chose this title
• The intended audience for the book and who would find it useful • The background of the author • The context or impetus for the book: setting, style, purpose for writing • The main ideas and major objectives of the book and how these are accomplished • Dominant themes with reference to specific chapters as appropriate; and implications of the book for our course • How these main ideas/themes are connected to the themes and topics addressed in International Engagement
• Constructive comments about the strength and weaknesses of the book (from your perspective)--conclusion
• All references should be made in-text, rather than as footnotes or endnotes • These references should take the following form: (Smith 1999) • To cite a particular page number, the reference should be in the following form: (Smith 1999, 27)