On what data and/or literature are the claims based?

On what data and/or literature are the claims based?
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What is the argument that the author(s) is/are trying to make?
On what data and/or literature are the claims based?
What do the author’s assumptions seem to be?
In what ways is the argument persuasive or not to you? Why?
What do you think the author failed to consider about the issue? Why?
Where do you agree or disagree with the author, and why?
How do your own values and experiences shape your response to the text?
What strikes you as particularly interesting, curious, insightful, irritating, etc.?
How does the author’s argument relate to other things you have read or to your own experiences?
What does this article/book chapter have to do with particular aspects of diversity, power, opportunity, discrimination and inequality? Why was it written? How is it important or not?