A 10-volume set with a 2002 supplement which explores the social life and customs of peoples of the world. The encyclopedia is organized by people groups not by country names. Each article is signed and is followed by a bibliography.
Twenty-three volumes document the regional variety of planet Earth, each one concentrating on a different area or country and showing the pattern and order that lie behind constant changes of the environment.
Contains information on associations, research centers, environmental health, publications, educational programs, environmental law, trade shows, environmental statistics, green city rankings, grants, government agencies, consultants, green product catalogs, and web sites.
Europa World Plus provides authoritative and current analytical information about countries and international organizations. Country overviews include historic, economic, trade, and political information.
Portal to valuable, free Internet resources relevant to global business. Sections are divided into such categories as Country and Regional Data, Company and Industry Data, etc. All links are updated every 20 days, so this site is very current and very accurate. Especially valuable to locate industry information and market opportunities for all countries of the world, including the developing countries.
From "A and B cutting" to "Z-smoke tablet" this book offers concise definitions of 5,000 technical and legal terms used in every aspect of filmmaking from script writing to production and distribution.
Web site of the Economic Freedom Network of 71 research institutes, including the Cata Institute and the Canadian Fraser Institute. Their annual "Economic Freedom of the World" report is available free as a pdf, along with extensive excel downloads of the data which ranks 130 economies on a 1-10 scale in five categories: size of govenment; legal structure/security of propertyrights; access to sound money; freedom to exchange with foreigners; and regulation of credit, labor and business.
"GlobalHealthFacts.org, a project of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, provides free, up-to-date and easy-to-access data by country on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, and other key health and socio-economic indicators."
"The Global Legal Information Network (GLIN) is a public database of laws, regulations, judicial decisions, and other complementary legal sources contributed by governmental agencies and international organizations. These GLIN members contribute the official full texts of published documents to the database in their original language. Each document is accompanied by a summary in English and subject terms selected from the multilingual index to GLIN. All summaries are available to the public, and public access to full texts is also available in participating jurisdictions."