SOC 231: Introduction to Globalization

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DATABASES

Political Science Complete
More than 3000 journals covering comparative politics, humanitarian issues, international relations, law and legislation, non-governmental organizations, and political theory.

SocINDEX with Full Text
Full text and abstracts of publications in sociology and related disciplines.

Project Muse
Over 100 full-text electronic journals in the humanities and social sciences.

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global (PQDTG)
The world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses. PQDTG includes millions of searchable citations to dissertation and theses from around the world from 1861 to the present day together with over a million full text dissertations that are available for download.

SEARCH ENGINES

Google Scholar
Articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.

International Governmental Organization (IGO) Search Engine 

Non-governmental Organization (NGO) Search Engine 

News

Ethnic NewsWatch Newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic, minority, and native press.

Access World News Full-text news from around the world.

LexisNexis Academic Excellent source for articles from newspapers around the world. Select “Sources” Tab → Choose your country → Choose publication type → choose specific sources → Hit the red “Ok-Continue” button → Enter keywords → Hit the red “Search” button.

Newspaperindex.com provides links to newspaper websites from around the world, arranged by country.

Inter Press Service News Agency "news and views from the global South", giving voice to often-unheard perspectives on development and globalization.

Find Data

OFFSTATS: Official Statistics on the Web - collection of official, international statistics arranged by country, region, or topic.

International Statistical Agencies from more than 210 countries and international organizations.

Passport Data and analysis on hundreds of countries and the world's major cities (For cities, select "Cities" from the "Countries and Consumers" menu at the top of the Passport homepage.)

World DataBank analysis and visualization tool that contains collections of data on a variety of topics related to economics and development from the World Bank.

OECD Data by topic or country.

Find Books and Videos

Ignacio Gleeson Library catalog of print and e-books, streaming video and DVDs.

https://www.usfca.edu/library/projectmuse library lending consortium. Get a book or film fast from another library if it's not available at Gleeson.

See also

Refugees research guide.

War and Peace research guide.

Guides to Citing Sources and Researching with Integrity.

Statistics and Data: guide to finding and visualizing all kinds of data.