Doing the conceptual synthesis Excel dump as you do your reading allows you to create a nice map of the literature. It also helps reach conceptual saturation during the literature review. What I am showing here is my Excel dump on bottled water. I am showing three screen captures of the Excel file I created. Note that the columns I use are the following:. Hopefully it will be helpful to you too!
Examples List on Environmental Studies Literature Reviews
Environmental Justice: The Economics of Race, Place, and Pollution - American Economic Association
Environmental justice emerged as a concept in the United States in the early s. The term has two distinct uses with the more common usage describing a social movement that focuses on the "fair" distribution of environmental benefits and burdens. The other use is an interdisciplinary body of social science literature that includes theories of the environment and justice, environmental laws and their implementations, environmental policy and planning and governance for development and sustainability , and political ecology. Environmental justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income, with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies.
Black America and COVID-19
Using constant comparative analysis, studies were analyzed. We included articles on personal and social identity and on school-related identity dimensions. Three groups of studies emerged. Identity development is an important task in adolescence.
There is a number of academics and coaches and consultants who have both a strong presence online and do a marvellous job of writing excellent blog posts as guidance for undergraduate, graduate students and early career professors. I would refer you to their websites so that you can learn a lot more about how to do literature reviews. Recently, I was asked to write about how I do literature reviews. In my case, there are a number of things I could share about how to write a literature review, but I want to focus on 3 major themes that I think are important to the way in which I write my own literature reviews: citation tracing, concept saturation and mind-mapping of results. These three concepts are interrelated and quite relevant for anybody writing a literature review.