VCE Global politics units - Unites 3 & 4 - Global actors & challenges

Identifies resources and search strategies to access relevant items for the VCE Global politics - Global actors & challenges

Introduction

For treaties  and conventions under the auspices of the United Nations search on the UN Treaty series

For definitions and overviews of ethical issues and definitions of key terms:

Human rights

Overviews

Sourced from the Governments of the world: a global guide to citizens' rights and responsibilities 

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

Article search

Development

International conventions / treaties

Sustainable development goals

Overviews

Articles

  • this search identifies recent articles on the UN and sustainable development goals. Note the limits added to the search
  • do further searches including keywords describing the focus of your search. Use the 'Refine by' options to narrow your search. Limit by date to get the most recent articles 

Fair trade

Overviews

Articles

  • this search identifies recent articles on the "international development" and "fair trade" Note the limits added to the search
  • do further searches including keywords describing the focus of your search. Use the 'Refine by' options to narrow your search. Limit by date to get the most recent articles 

Trade liberalisation

Overviews

There will be variations in spelling - 'liberalisation' or 'liberalization'. Our catalogue takes account of this and will search both spellings.

Articles

  • this search identifies recent articles on trade liberalisation. Note the limits added to the search.
  • do further searches including keywords describing the focus of your search. Use the 'Refine by' options to narrow your search. Limit by date to get the most recent articles

Micro finance

Overviews

Articles

  • this search identifies recent articles on microfinance . Note the limits added to the search
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Development aid 

Overviews

  • Desai, V. Aid International Encyclopedia of Human Geography 
  • Bader, Julia, and JÖrg Faust. Foreign aid The encyclopedia of political science
  • Foreign Aid Worldmark global business and economy issues

Articles

  • this search identifies recent articles on development aid and politics. Note the limits added to the search
    do further searches including keywords describing the focus of your search. Use the 'Refine by' options to narrow your search. Limit by date to get the most recent articles

Debt relief

Overviews

Articles

  • this search identifies recent articles on international debt relief. Note the limits added to the search
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Arms control

International laws & conventions

Overviews

Articles

  • this is a broad article search for items on arms control. Note the limits added to the search
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Ebooks

Key online resources

Listed below are key online resources accessible through the Library.

Library catalogue

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