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Resources for Global Awareness
Simply knowing the right search terms can help the research process. Some recommended search terms are:
- international trade
- intercultural communication
- cultural awareness
- labor markets
- international cuisine
- world culture
- world trade
- monetary system
- fair trade
- sustainable development
Cultural Geography and World Cuisine
Academic Search Complete
A multidisciplinary database containing articles from popular and scholarly sources. Most research projects start with at least one search in Academic Search Premier.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Globalization is still a controversial topic, and Opposing Viewpoints presents a collection of articles and essays arguing the benefits and downsides of globalization.
Where Am I Eating? by
Publication Date: 2014
"A deeply human–centered perspective on the origins of America′s food, Where Am I Eating? bridges the gap between global food producers and the American consumer, providing an insightful look at how our eating habits affect farmers and fishermen around the world."
Global Food, Global Justice by
Publication Date: 2015-08-15
"As Brillant-Savarin remarked in 1825 in his classic text Physiologie du Gout, "Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are." Philosophers and political theorists have only recently begun to pay attention to food as a critical domain of human activity and social justice."
Geopolitics and International Relations
Globalization- Global Policy Forum
Global Policy Forum is an independent policy watchdog that monitors the work of the United Nations and scrutinizes global policymaking. They promote accountability and citizen participation in decisions on peace and security, social justice and international law.
CIA World Factbook
Updated throughout the year.
Information on a country's population and demographics, geography, economy, politics, military, and society.
Global Maps - NASA
Explore mappings of global snow cover, grass and forest fires, land and sea surface temperatures, and more.