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GGRC25 Land Reform and Development

This guide will help students in GGRC25 research and prepare for their op-ed assignment.

Background Research

Written by scholars and librarians, Oxford Bibliographies Online introduces academic topics and lists their most influential or original articles. They are a great way to find key resources on your topic.

For example, you might look up topics like geographies of energy, environmental justice, renewable energy, indigenous ecologies, geographic vulnerability to climate change, indigenous rights and governance in Canada, or anthropogenic climate change to find relevant sources. 

Scholarly Articles

Other eResources

Example Topic & Keywords

The link between resource management and land dispossession of Indigenous communities in Latin America: a Canadian mining story


Main Keyword 1 Keyword 2 Keyword 3 Keyword 4 Keyword 5
Land Dispossession Canada Mining Indigenous Pension plans
Land acquisition Latin America Resource management Aboriginal Food security
Land development     decolonization  
land back        

Activity: Search for Op-Eds

Your turn. 

Find 1 other op-ed or other source related to your topic  

When considering your topic, identify keywords that help to describe the who, what, where, when, why or how it’s important to Canadians who will be reading your op-ed. 

Tip: Use keywords like editorial OR op-ed Or comment column to find other op-ed articles.