Things Fall Apart Essay Resources

General Resources

Databases
Northeast High Databases 
ABC-Clio 
 ABC-CLIO Home Page
Choose US or World History databases & search.


History Center
Choose History Reference Center, then search.
Gale

Choose US or World History Database & search.

Britannica  Click and Search for the topic.



Religion

General
SIRS Researcher - US State Dept.
International Religious Freedom Report for 2013: Executive Summary
Culture Grams - locate the country, then look for religion and/or history
http://online.culturegrams.com/

Palestine/Israel
SIRS Researcher Global ViewPoint 
Absent a Two-State Solution, a 'Jewish State' Means Apartheid

SIRS Researcher Global Information Network
Survey: Anti-Semitic Attitudes Strongest in Arab World 

Gale World History in Context The Economist 100 Years War
http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CA191777759&v=2.1&u=pasa13102&it=r&p=GPS&sw=w&asid=8aa8fc13017d7a03f4cf7108e29c3e8b
Israel Science & Technology Resources
http://www.science.co.il/Arab-Israeli-conflict-2.asp

Iraq
SIRS Researcher Christian Science Monitor
Iraq's Jihadis Have Vowed to Wipe Out the Yazidis. Who Are They?

Encyclopedia Britannica (search for Iraq, then look for Religion)

http://academic.eb.com/levels/collegiate 
About.com  - Religion in Iraq
http://atheism.about.com/library/FAQs/islam/countries/bl_IraqIndex.htm

Iran
Religion & Religious Freedom in Iran - National Review
http://www.nationalreview.com/article/450383/iran-religious-minority-persecution-christians-jews-zoroastrians-need-help
Religous Freedom - Human Rights Watch
https://www.hrw.org/news/2017/10/28/irans-guardian-council-trounces-religious-freedom 
SIRS Researcher Foreign Affairs
Who Is Ali Khamenei? The Worldview of Iran's Supreme Leader
Encyclopedia Britiannica (search for Iran, then look for History -Islamic Republic)
http://academic.eb.com/levels/collegiate 
One woman’s story of life in Iran
http://americanradioworks.publicradio.org/features/iran/iran.html 


 Women’s Rights

Middle East
Women's Rights in the Middle East
http://torreswomensrights.weebly.com/
SIRS Researcher – Humanrights.gov
Women in the Arab World--Do They Matter?
CQ Researcher - Women's Rights in the Middle East
http://library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher/document.php?id=cqrglobal2012040300
Revolutionary Women in Afghanistan
http://www.rawa.org/index.php  + http://www.rawa.org/rules.htm
Sirs Researcher - Weekly Standard The Subjection of Islamic Women

Nigeria
Women's Rights - Nigeria https://www.reuters.com/article/us-nigeria-women-lawmaking/failure-to-pass-equality-bill-betrays-nigerian-women-activists-say-idUSKCN0WJ2L4 
Human Rights Watch http://www.hrw.org/news/2014/10/27/nigeria-victims-abductions-tell-their-stories
Women's Consortium of Nigeria
http://www.womenconsortiumofnigeria.org/node/13 

Ukraine

Egypt
New York Times
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/09/opinion/09iht-edalaswany09.html 
BBC News
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-24908109
Jerusalem Post
http://www.jpost.com/Magazine/The-struggle-forwomens-rights-in-Egypt-483059 
Canadian Broadcast Corporation
http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/nahlah-ayed-the-renewed-fight-for-women-s-rights-in-egypt-1.1362514 


China
The Economist
http://www.economist.com/news/books-and-arts/21601486-why-womens-rights-china-are-regressing-pick-and-choose
Human Right's Watch
https://www.hrw.org/world-report/2017/country-chapters/china-and-tibet#d91ede 
New York Times
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/07/world/asia/chinese-womens-progress-stalls-in-varied-standards.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0
Lifenews.com
http://www.lifenews.com/2014/03/26/michelle-obamas-china-trip-a-disappointment-for-womens-rights/ 


 

Race/Ethnicity

America
Sirs Researcher – New York Times
Traveling While Arab
Dr. David Duke - Orthodox Jews and Anti-Zionism
http://davidduke.com/orthodox-jews-part-solution-core-problem/
CQ Researcher - Racial Issues in America
http://library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher/document.php?id=cqr_ht_race_and_ethnicity_2014&source=home
Sirs Researcher – New York Times
Justice Dept. Inquiry to Focus on Practices of Police in Ferguson

Sudan/Chad
Christian Science Monitor
http://www.csmonitor.com/2004/0714/p09s02-coop.html
Arab Lineage in Sudan
https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20101125172607AAI1sms
Matthew Brunnwasser reports for PRI radio
http://matthewbrunwasser.com/index.php/2011/03/racism-in-sudan/
SIRS Researcher - Countries in Crisis: Sudan Rourke Publishing
Countries in Crisis: Sudan


South Africa
Overcoming Aparthied.com - History of Apartheid Segregation
http://overcomingapartheid.msu.edu/unit.php?id=65-24E-2&page=1
SIRS Researcher - Washington Post
Racism Persists in Rural S. Africa
South Africa Apartheid History
http://hj2009per7southafrica.weebly.com/apartheid.html


 

Domestic Violence

Law Offices of Rochelle Berliner
http://www.rochelleberliner.com/CriminalDefense/DomesticViolence.aspx
CQ Researcher – Federal Programs
http://library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher/document.php?id=cqresrre2013111500
SIRS Researcher Los Angeles Times
The NFL's Willful Ignorance
Domestic Violence Statistics
http://www.menstuff.org/issues/byissue/womensfreedomdv.html
National Online Resource Center for Domestic Violence
http://www.vawnet.org/domestic-violence/