Covers today's hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. Presents each side of an issue with viewpoint reports, and adds journal articles, statistics, video/audio, news, and primary sources.
This comprehensive news collection is ideal for exploring issues and events at the local, regional, national, and international levels. Its diverse source types include print and online-only newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts, and videos. Use it to explore a specific event or to compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities, and people. Content is easily searched and sorted through an intuitive, map-based interface.
The experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media. This collection offers “suggested searches” to guide students to pertinent topics from social justice, politics, arts, literature, key people, etc.
"The Journal of Popular Culture notes that popular culture 'can, and should, be anything: television, automobiles, movies, fast food, tattoos, best-selling novels, buildings, music, holidays- the list is potentially endless' (Hoppenstand, 2003, 3). Nonetheless, there are different ways of looking at popular culture:
• As objects and goods produced and distributed on a mass scale;
• As ideology;
• As expressions of class, gender and ethnicity."