Gale Primary Sources archives provide researchers with firsthand content, including social science resources and humanities journals.
Focuses on the study of sustainability and the environment. Topics include ecosystems, global warming, food safety, and introductions to environmental disasters. Topic, organization, state, and province portals provide overviews, supplemented by academic journals, news, case studies, conferences, statistics, and rich multimedia. Users can conduct research from a wide range of publications, including full-text options like the International Journal of Forestry Research, the International Journal of Oceanography, and the International Journal of Population Research. They can also consult A‒Z encyclopedias such as Bioethics, Biology, and Chemistry.
Offers interdisciplinary content that reinforces the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation. Users can access full-text articles from such sources as the American Journal of Psychology, Journal of International Affairs, CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, Early American Literature, Social Education (published by the National Council for the Social Studies), and Journal of World History, among many others. Scholars can view videos from A&E Television’s acclaimed American History series as well as the Associated Press video archive.
Collection of scholarly journals that explores cultural differences, contributions, and influences in the global community. Those who want to deepen their understanding of Asian studies, for example, can read issues of the American Journal of Chinese Studies, while those seeking information on African Americans can consult the Journal of African American Men, just to name two examples. Researchers can also approach the topic more broadly through publications such as the Civil Rights Journal and the Columbia Journal of Gender and Law.
The fully text-searchable Punch Historical Archive, 1841‒1992 is available for scholars, students, and the general researcher to explore. The archive is an unrivaled resource for researching and teaching 19th- and 20th-century political and social history on key themes such as World War I and World War II; colonialism, imperialism, and End of Empire; impact of new technology and modernity; public health, conservation, and environmentalism; social change; and the role of women.
Analyzing Inequalities: An Introduction to Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality Using the General Social Survey, 1st Edition
SAGE | 2017 | ISBN-13: 9781506304106
This book is a practical resource for helping students connect sociological issues with real-world data in the context of their first undergraduate sociology courses. This work introduces readers to the General Social Survey (GSS), one of the most widely analyzed surveys in the U.S.; examines a range of GSS questions related to social inequalities; and demonstrates basic techniques for analyzing this data online. No special software is required—the exercises can be completed using the Survey Documentation and Analysis (SDA) website at the University of California-Berkeley, which is easy to navigate and master. Students will come away with a better understanding of social science research and will be better positioned to ask and answer the sociological questions that most interest them.
Working for Social Justice: Appreciating Diversity, 1st Edition
Enslow Publishing | 2020 | ISBN-13: 9781978507975
In a time of divisive headlines, it’s vital for students to learn the many ways diversity makes the world a better place. With this volume, students will be encouraged to celebrate the many different cultures of the globe. They’ll learn to understand concepts like intersectionality and discrimination and how these concepts affect them and their friends. Young readers will learn why it’s important to respect everyone no matter how different they may seem. The narrative simplifies complex ideas, making them accessible to students and showing them that when we celebrate our differences, the world becomes a friendlier place.
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