About Global Issues in Context

Balanced information on crucial international issues and news headlines.

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Key features

This eResource ties together a variety of sources to present a rich analysis of global issues including:

  • Perspectives on issues and events drawn from editorials, feature articles and analyses from media sources across the globe;
  • Multimedia — videos, an interactive world map, images, podcasts, links to websites and audio for every article;
  • Reference titles, newspapers, magazines and full text journals;
  • Statistics: interactive and static graphs, tables, and charts;
  • Primary sources — access to personal narratives, interviews and testimony from notable figures.

More information

You can search for issues by keyword or browse eight different subject areas - Business and Economy, Environment, Health, Society and Culture, Conflict and Diplomacy, Government, Politics, Law, Science and Technology and, Women and Children and the Family. Alternatively you can browse by geographical regions to see what issues are current there.

Integration with Google and Microsoft

Gale Cengage has integrated this eResource with Google and Microsoft. At the top of each page there is an option to sign in. If you have an account for Google you can save Gale content as Google docs into Google Drive or Google Classroom accounts. If you have a Microsoft account you can store, sync and share downloaded Gale content to your OneDrive account and easily transfer downloaded OneDrive content for use in other Microsoft tools like OneNote and Classroom.

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