We hope that one of the more valuable features of this site is
the access it will provide users, particularly students, to Internet resources necessary
for understanding the social, cultural, political, and economic implications of the global
expansion of capitalism. While the rapid growth of the Internet makes it impossible
to keep up with the addition of relevant sites, we will update this list several
times a month, adding new sites and eliminating those that no longer function. We
will also highlight new and relevant sites on the Global
The sites listed here are categorized as follows:
-Information on using the Internet, tutorials, and some excellent articles on
evaluating Internet resources
-Some of the more popular search engines and some help on how to use them.
-General purpose sites and metasites such as Australia National University--CoombsWeb
Social Science Server, the University of Kansas History Index, CapsWeb-A Guide to the U.S.
Congress, Choice and Scout Website reviews, and so on.
||Websites by Topic
-These are Websites arranged according to the chapter topics in Global Problems and
the Culture of Capitalism (e.g. the consumer, the laborer, population, health, etc.)
-Websites that provide country profiles and other essential information (economic
status, population, health resources, etc.)
||Information on Corporations
-Since more than half of the 100 wealthiest entities in the world are corporations, it
is essential to appreciate their influence. These Websites will provide information
on and about the major multinational corporations in the world. (Also check the topic
category, the capitalist)
-Links to mainstream (e.g. New York Times), progressive (e.g. Green Leaf Weekly), and
conservative (e.g. Townhall.com) media, along with links to newspapers and magazines from
around the world.
-Links to numerous map sites for both contemporary and historical maps.
||Online Global Problems Reader
-An ongoing project, the reader consists of Online articles and
interactive exercises to accompany the book, Global Problems
and the Culture of Capitalism.