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Global Studies Research Guide

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Table of Contents:
Databases
Reference Sources
Internet Resources and Websites
Journals, Magazines, Newspapers
Print Resources
Atlases


Search databases and indexes to find citations and/or full text for online articles, books, images, or statistics.

Academic Search Complete Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Large multidisciplinary database providing abstracts and select full text of scholarly and popular publications in a wide variety of subject disciplines, including art, literature, education, history, sociology, science, and engineering. Because of its broad subject and full text coverage, Academic Search Complete is a good starting point for research on virtually any topic. Click here for a search tutorial.


Access World News Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text access to approximately 3,000 global news sources, including newspapers, broadcast transcripts, newswires, news blogs, Web-only content and video. This database is especially strong in local and international news, including over 50 New York news sources and over 1,300 overseas sources. Coverage varies by title. [CSI]


Business Source Complete Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Scholarly articles from 2,260 scholarly journals on economics and management, plus trade publications and industrial files of American and international businesses.


CIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Find articles, conference proceedings, working papers, and policy briefs covering all aspects of global affairs and international relations. Also provides country data and teaching materials such as case studies and course packs of background readings.


Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Part of the Web of Science, Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities provides citations to papers and proceedings of social science and humanities conferences from 1990 to present.


Country Studies (free resource) Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Descriptions and analyses of the social, economic, political, and military systems of countries throughout the world.


CQ Researcher Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
In each weekly publication of the Congressional Quarterly on this database, there is a journalistic analysis which centers on a hot topic. Topics can be searched by keyword or under broad topics such as International Relations.


EconLit Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
American Economic Association's database of citations and abstracts, along with full-text articles provided through EBSCO. The economic fields covered include such topics as country studies, forecasting and environmental economics, and can be searched in Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Turkish, and Greek.


eHRAF World Cultures Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text database offering information on different cultures and ethnic groups from around the world. Covers all aspects of cultural and social life such as beliefs, cultural practices, political structure, and settlement patterns. Each cultural profile consists of a "cultural summary" and a list of relevant full text sources. Users can search by keyword or browse by subject, region, or culture. Very useful for comparative studies of human behavior, society, and culture. User Guide.


LexisNexis Academic Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
In the Reference section there are country profiles from the CIA World Factbook and Walden Country Reports. In the News section researchers can choose from World News for regional news sources to stay current on daily events.


Social Science Citation Index Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Part of the Web of Science, Social Science Citation Index provides citations to journal articles in the social sciences, including anthropology, education, history, library science, law, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology, and women's studies.


Encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and other reference works available in print or online.

Encyclopedia of Globalization Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
4 volumes
This encyclopedia covers the cultural, economic, environmental, political, religious, social, and technological aspects of globalization in the 20th and 21st centuries.
Location: Reference (1st Floor)
Call number: JZ 1318 .E63 2007


Encyclopedia of International Relations and Global Politics Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This encyclopedia introduces students to the central theories, debates and international organizations in the field of post-Cold War international relations.
Location: Reference (1st Floor)
Call number: JZ 1160 .E53 2005


Encyclopedia of the Developing World Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
3 volumes
This encyclopedia covers the history, economic development, and politics of the developing world from 1945 to the present. Generally speaking, this encyclopedia includes all nations exclusive of the G-7 nations (U.S., Japan, Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy, and Canada); other Western European nations; Australia; and New Zealand.
Location: Reference (1st Floor)
Call number: HC 59.7 .E52 2006


Encyclopedia of the United Nations and International Agreements Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
4 volumes
This encyclopedia includes entries on individual countries, diseases, geographical locations, weapons, international terms, and excerpts and full text of important treaties and documents. There are no biographical entries in this work. Numerous references provide information on international organizations.
Location: Reference (1st Floor)
Call number: KZ 4968 .O84 2003


Europa World Year Book Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
2 volumes
For each country in the annual directory, the listing includes demographic and economic statistics and facts about constitution and government, political parties, press, trade and industry, publishers, and so forth. Also incorporates a substantive section with listings and information about international organizations.
Location: Reference (1st Floor)
Call number: JN 1 .E85


Globalization Unmasked: Imperialism in the 21st Century Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Location: Reference (1st Floor)
Call number: HF 1455 .P476 2001


Routledge Encyclopedia of International Political Economy Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
3 volumes
Comprehensive reference book that covers international political economy.
Location: Reference (1st Floor)
Call number: HF 1359 .R68 2001


World Conflicts and Confrontations Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
4 volumes
Location: Reference (1st Floor)
Call number: D 860 .W64 2000


World Economic Factbook Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Location: Reference (1st Floor)
Call number: HC 59.15 .W67 2003/2004


Worldmark Encyclopedia of National Economies Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
4 volumes
Arranged by country, this encyclopedia contains information about over 200 countries.
Location: Reference (1st Floor)
Call number: HC 15 .W67 2002


Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
6 volumes
This work contains factual and statistical information on the countries of the world exhibited in consistent format under headings such as topography, public finance, population, language, and ethnic composition.
Location: Reference (1st floor)
Call number: G 63 .W67 2001


Resources freely available on the Internet.

African Studies Center Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The African Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania brings together researchers and students, along with cultural, business and media entities, to gain knowledge of contemporary and historical Africa. The site provides documents, images, and maps. It is organized into country pages with numerous links to government, media, and commercial-based resources.


International Monetary Fund Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The IMF is an international organization of 185 member countries. It was established to promote international monetary cooperation, exchange stability, and orderly exchange arrangements; to foster economic growth and high levels of employment; and to provide temporary financial assistance to countries to help ease balance of payments adjustment. Data, statistics, economic and financial indicators are available as well as reports and publications by country.


UNESCO Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization functions as a laboratory of ideas and a standard-setter to forge universal agreements on emerging ethical issues. The Organization also serves as a clearinghouse - for the dissemination and sharing of information and knowledge - while helping Member States to build their human and institutional capacities in diverse fields. The site is organized by theme and by region. Member countries and UNESCO activities in those countries are discussed.


United Nations Division for Sustainable Development Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
UN's portal to links on sustainable development, arranged by individual country.


United Nations Statistics of Social Indicators and Demographics Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
United Nations' own statistical standards and reports divided in sections on Economic Statistics, Demographic & Social Statistics, Environment & Energy Statistics, Development of National Statistical Systems. There are also ongoing special projects on Millennium Development Goals and Poverty.


World Factbook Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
U.S. government profiles of countries and territories around the world. Information on geography, people, government, transportation, economy, communications, and military. Print edition available at the Reference Desk [Call Number: G122.U56a 2001].


World Health Organization Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
United Nations' health organization has reports and statistics organized by country and health topics, including guidance for travelers.


Worldwatch Institute Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Washington-based private advocacy group provides online publications on climate change, sustainable development, and events that impact human and natural environment.


Journals and periodicals available online or in print at the CSI Library.

Foreign Affairs Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Foreign Affairs magazine published by the Council on Foreign Relations.


Print resources available in the CSI LIbrary.

Between two epochs: What's ahead for America, the world, and global politics in the twenty-first century? Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Location: Stacks - 3rd Floor
Call number: JZ 1305 .R63 2002


Comparative education: The dialectic of the global and the local Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Location: Stacks - 3rd Floor
Call number: LB 43 .C68 2003


Crafting peace: Strategies to deal with warlords in collapsing states Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Location: Stacks - 3rd Floor
Call number: JZ 1317.2 .L49 2005


Diversity amid globalization: World regions, environment, development Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Location: Stacks - 3rd Floor
Call number: G 128 .D58 2003


Global Communications: Toward a Transcultural Political Economy Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
JA85 .G56 2008


Global resources: Opposing viewpoints Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Location: Stacks - 3rd Floor
Call number: HD 75.6 .G555 2003


Globalization: Past or future?: Transformation of market economic systems Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Location: Stacks - 3rd Floor
Call number: HF 1359 .C464 2004


Globalization: What's new Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Location: Stacks - 3rd Floor
Call number: HF 1379 .G594 2005


Imperialism and the corruption of democracies Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Location: Stacks - 3rd Floor
Call number: JC 359 .L324 2006


Leviathans: Multinational corporations and the new global history Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Location: Stacks - 3rd Floor
Call number: HD 2755.5 .L484 2005


Taking sides: Clashing views on controversial global issues Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Location: Stacks - 3rd Floor
Call number: JZ 1318 .T34 2004


Terror, terrorism, and the human condition Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Location: Stacks - 3rd Floor
Call number: HV 6431 .W42 2004


The Euro at five: Ready for a global role? Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Location: Stacks - 3rd Floor
Call number: HG 925 .E97 2005


The global economy: Contemporary debates Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Location: Textbook Reserve - 1st Floor
Call number: HF 1359 .G56 2005


The travels of a t-shirt in the global economy: An economist examines the markets, power, and politics of world trade Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Location: Stacks - 3rd Floor
Call number: HD 9969 .S6 R58 2005


The U.S. women's movement in global perspective Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Location: Stacks - 3rd Floor
Call number: HQ 1410 .U18 2006


Worlds apart: Measuring international and global inequality Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Location: Stacks - 3rd Floor
Call number: HC 79.15 .M55 2005


Collections of maps that contain information about the geography or physical features of a region.

Atlas of International Politics Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Covers political geography and international relations in maps. Relief shown by shading and gradient tints.
Location: 1st Fl Reserve G 1046 .F1 R3 2006


Atlas of the Middle East Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
National Geographic Society work covering the economic conditions and natural resources of the Middle East in maps. Includes bibliographical references and an index.
Location: Reference (1st Floor)
Call number: G 2205 .N34 2008


Atlas of the World Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access

Location: Reference (1st floor)
Call number: G 1021 .A7545 2004


State of China Atlas Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Contents include China in the world: China?s people, The economy, The party-state, Living in China, The environment, and Tables. Covers social and economic conditions and politics and government with maps and statistics.
Location: Reference (1st floor)
Call number: G 2305 .D66 2005


The 21st Century World Atlas Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Covers the physical geography of the Earth using remote-sensing images in maps. Relief shown by shading and gradient tints on some maps. Includes indexes and glossary.
Location: Reference (1st floor)
Call number: G 1021 .A14 2000


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