A guide for studying globalization. This guide would be of valuable for students studying globalization from the disciplinary perspectives of Sociology, Political Science, International Studies, Justice Studies and Journalism.
There are many pertinent websites that can be used for information and research purposes. When deciding whether or not to use a website in your research ask yourself the following questions:
Who is the publisher of the website? The World Bank for example is probably a more reliable source than myopinion.blogspot.com
Who is the author? Is the article unsigned? If it is signed what credentials does the author have? Are they a student, professor, or work at a think tank? Do they have a partisan affiliation? Do the answers to these questions increase or decrease their credibility on the issue at hand?
When was it published? A more recent article or, alternatively, an older article more contempory with the events, may influence the pertinance of the article's contents.
The CIA publishes and updates the online directory of World Leaders of Foreign Governments regularly. The directory is intended to be used primarily as a reference aid and includes as many governments of the world as is considered practical, some of them not officially recognized by the United States.
Governments are listed in alphabetical order according to the most commonly used version of each country's name. The spelling of the personal names in this directory
The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.
Statistics Canada has the most extensive range of data on Canada and Canadians -- and if you are a student or faculty member of the University of Regina it is all free. For more information about this please contact me.