International Studies

Cambridge Core

Alternative Titles
Cambridge Histories Online
Cambridge Books Online
Cambridge Journal Online
Description

A cross-searchable database of online journal and book content from Cambridge University Press. 

Provides full-text access to recent volumes of scholarly journals in all subject areas published by Cambridge University Press.

Contains over 300 full-text volumes, in 15 subject areas, published from 1960-2014. Volumes provide authoritative historical essays and bibliographies on topics ranging from the First World War to U.S. Foreign Relations. In addition to world history, this collection also covers the histories of subjects including language and linguistics, music, philosophy, political and social theory, religion, theater and performing arts, and warfare. All chapters may be read online or downloaded as PDFs.

Access to the full text of selected eBooks (about 700) from Cambridge University Press from multiple disciplines across science, technology, humanities and social sciences.  

 

Type
E-Book(s)
E-Journal(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/42096
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Encyclopedia of Law and Religion [TRIAL]

Description

Edited by Gerhard Robbers, University of Trier (Emeritus), and W. Cole Durham, Jr, Brigham Young University; Associate Editor: Donlu Thayer, Brigham Young University

This resource covers all independent nations and jurisdictions (organized regionally under Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceana) as well as the major international organizations, treating the relation between law and religion in its various aspects, including those related to the role of religion in society, the relations between religion and state institutions, freedom of religion, legal aspects of religious traditions, the interaction between law and religion, and other issues at the junction of law, religion, and state.

Each article provides the following information for the broadest comparative advantage:

• Social facts;
• Historical background;
• Position of religion in the legal system;
• Individual religious freedom;
• Legal status of religious communities;
• Right of autonomy;
• Active religious communities and cultures;
• Labour law within religious communities;
• Religious assistance in public institutions;
• Legal position of religious personnel and members of religious orders;
• Matrimonial and familial laws;
• Religious and criminal laws; and
• Country-specific issues.

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/42055
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PASCAL and FRANCIS

Alternative Titles
PASCAL FRANCIS
Description

The site Free Access to Pascal and Francis is an archive of the PASCAL and FRANCIS bibliographic databases in exact, human and social sciences, produced by the Inist-CNRS since 1972 and hitherto accessible with a subscription.

Three search modes are featured: simple, advanced, expert. You can also browse the content of PASCAL and FRANCIS by keywords (vocabulary) or by thematics (classification).

The opening of the FRANCIS and PASCAL bibliographic data on this website fits into the recommendations expressed by the Scientific Information Department of the CNRS, which advocate the dissemination and opening in free access of the Pascal and Francis archive.

**News May 23, 2016:  More than 14 million bibliographic references from the Free Access to Pascal and Francis databases! In its 1 (initial) Version the site offers a free access to more than 14 million bibliographic references of articles, conference papers and conference proceedings produced by the Inist-CNRS from 1984 to 2015 for PASCAL (12 millions) and from 1972 to 2015 for FRANCIS (2 millions). It will become progressively enriched with other document types and with records of partners having cooperated to PASCAL and FRANCIS supply in the past.

 

 

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1972-current
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/41890
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Confidential U.S. State Department Central Files, Europe and Latin America, 1960-1969

Alternative Titles
ProQuest History Vault, International Relations and Military Conflicts
Description

The U.S. State Department Central Files are an important source of American diplomatic reporting on political, military, social, and economic developments throughout the world in the 20th century. Concentrating exclusively on those U.S. State Department Central Files that have not been microfilmed by the National Archives or distributed by other publishers, the U.S. State Department Central Files in History Vault contain a wide range of materials from U.S. diplomats in foreign countries: reports on political, military, and socioeconomic matters; interviews and minutes of meetings with foreign government officials; important letters, instructions, and cables sent and received by U.S. diplomatic personnel; and reports and translations from foreign journals and newspapers.

Highlights of the Europe and Latin America module include international reaction to the Bay of Pigs invasion, East-West tensions in Berlin, Germany; U.S. meetings with Soviet leaders; settlement of the dispute over the Chamizal region in Texas and Mexico, Cuban sugar industry, and student unrest and demonstrations, especially in Mexico and Panama.

The countries covered in the Europe and Latin America module are Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany); Germany (focusing on Berlin); Soviet Union; Cuba; Mexico; Panama; and Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Venezuela, Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru.

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/41484
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KOSSDA

Alternative Titles
Korea Social Science Data Archive
Description

Korea Social Science data Archive (KOSSDA) provides Korean social science data and literature related to politics, government, law, economy, business, social issues, welfare, psychology, education and regional studies. Restricted to UM users only. To access data, please contact Asia Library (ask-korea@umich.edu). Use Policy: When using material from this database in reports and presentations, vendor contract requirements dictate that you must include the phrase, "Used with permission of (name of database)." Output may not be used to ultimately benefit companies.

Type
Database
E-Journal(s)
Statistics
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/41183
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The SAGE Encyclopedia of World Poverty

Alternative Titles
The SAGE Encyclopedia of World Poverty, 2nd edition SAGE Encyclopedia of World Poverty
Description

The SAGE Encyclopedia of World Poverty, Second Edition addresses the persistence of poverty across the globe.

Key Features: • 775 evaluated and updated and 175 entirely new entries • New Reader’s Guide categories • Signed articles, with cross-references • Further Readings will be accompanied by pedagogical elements • Updated Chronology, Resource Guide, Glossary, and  Index

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/40723
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World Politics Review

Alternative Titles
wpr
Description

Content includes Briefings, Columns and Trend Lines. Briefings are written by a global network of contributors, on matters of current importance. Columnists provide a different authoritative take on international affairs every day of the week. Trend Lines items are brief looks at current events, written by our editors, including our "Global Insider" interview series. WPR's in-depth, full-length reports provide comprehensive examinations of single subjects. 

Type
Newspaper(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/40331
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China Infobank 中国资讯行

Description

This database provides access to real time business news, China general news articles and magazines, information and statistics on government, reports and statistics of various industries and regions in China. The information is collected from over 1,000 media companies, both from China and outside China, and leading government and enterprise organizations. It is indexed and updated daily, with over 10 million articles and is accumulating at a rate of 20 million Chinese characters per day. 

China Infobank includes the following sebsets: 1. China Statistics, 2. China Listed Company, 3. China Business Report, 4. China Laws & Regulations, 5. China Economic News, 6. China Medical & Health, 7. Chinese Government Agency, 8. Hong Kong Listed Company, 9. China Company Directory, 10. English Publications, 11. China Who's Who, 12. InfoBank Global Economic News, 13. Registered Projects in China, 14. Glossary.

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/39591
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"Pishu 皮书": China Economy, Public Policy, and Security Database

Description

'Pishu' (皮书, which literally means ‘cover-books’) are high-value analytical reports intended to guide policymaking in the People’s Republic of China. Pishu are published by the prestigious Social Sciences Academic Press, a branch of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. These reports feature exclusive research and analysis by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and authors from similar institutions, and present objective analysis versus official government messaging on strategic issues. In China, Pishu are consumed by think tanks and top policymakers. Covered topics include a variety of issues of importance to China's government and research community, including international relations, agricultural policy, and industry competitiveness. They may be considered somewhat analagous to United States Congressional Research Service reports and analysis reports published by the RAND Corporation.

Type
Database
E-Book(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/39587
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