The purpose of this assignment is to help you to identify the topic of your investigation and the ‘core’ relevant literature of your research project. eg The status of women in politics today ● Introduction. What do you plan to research? Why it is important? What motivated your research? What is know about this topic and what you are trying to extend? At this stage we do not expect you to conduct the full-scale review, but whatever you read and digest should be presented thoroughly. This assignment should: ● Present the project topic ● Justify the relevance and importance of your topic ● Summarize the knowledge already existing on your research question ● Possibly identify the gaps that you will be trying to fill in. ● Derive hypothesis you intend to test. ~~~For this or similar assignment papers~~~