English 001 (Yungerman): Search Terms

Research at the Library: Final Project

Search Terms : Housing

CONCEPTS

Homelessness

Gentrification

Displacement

Housing--United States

Problem:

Homelessness
"Housing crisis"
"Lack of affordable housing"

 

Current Solutions

"Rent control"

"affordable housing"
"Tenants rights"
"Low income housing"
"Housing voucher" (eg section 8)
"Subsidized housing"
"Homeless shelter"

Proposed Solutions
Housing bills (California)(2018)
Housing crisis 
"Housing policy"

 

Search Terms: Food

CONCEPTS

Nutrition

Health Aspects

Food Security

Problem

"Food insecurity"
Hunger

Food Deserts

Current Solutions
SNAP
Free,reduced/subsidized school lunch
"Food pantry"
"Food stamps"

Search Terms: Income

Concepts

Social Class

Working Class

Poverty

Social Mobility

Problem:
"Low income"
"Poverty level"
"Poverty guideline"
"Minimum wage"
"Living wage"
"Working poor"

"Income inequality"
Current Solutions

Increase minimum wage

"Upward Mobility"
"public assistance" (e.g. welfare)
Unionization
"Unemployment benefits"
"Job training program"
School business partnership

"Basic universal income"
"Financial incentives": tax breaks & subsidies for companies to come to an area and hire workers
"Lower taxes" 
"Impose tariffs"

Proposed Solutions

low income policies

Topic Worksheet

Searching with Keywords

1.  Enter search terms as one or two words.  No long phrases.

2.  Put the connector, AND, in between each of your search terms. (In some databases there are multi-lines and the connector, AND is on the left of each line.  In this case, place one search term for each line).

3.  Click on the Search button.