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Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies: Getting Started
Overviews of contemporary issues, presenting more than 800 topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture.
In addition to its original articles, Issues & Controversies features breaking news from Reuters®; editorials and opinion pieces from the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Atlantic, and other major newspapers and magazines; and helpful background information, including the central pro/con arguments, essential primary documents, vital statistics, and chronologies of key events. Many articles include full-length videos from Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates—featuring leading authorities and experts debating the major issues of our time—which can be viewed in their entirety, by predefined segments, or with the help of a complete, searchable transcript. Selected key issues also feature original overview videos, enhanced lessons, and additional educator resources to introduce students to the topic and help instructors present the material. Curriculum Tools and other special features and listings offer guidance and ideas for integrating the content into instructional frameworks and research assignments.
Presents and analyzes a variety of data from a spectrum of sources and perspectives on contemporary social issues. Includes: Pro/con viewpoint essays; Topic overviews; More than 300 primary source documents; Biographies of social activists and reformers; Court-case overviews; Periodical articles; Statistical tables, charts and graphs.
GIC offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Topic and country portals bring together relevant sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues. Each gateway page includes an overview, "perspectives" articles written by local experts, reference, periodical, primary source and statistical information plus multimedia including podcasts, video, and interactive graphs.