Getting Started: Find Background Information
At the beginning of a research project, it's useful to you get an introduction to what's known about your topic, before you begin using scholarly articles or books to find more detailed discussion and perspectives. Use this page to find that information for your peace architect or issue.
You can use a specialized biography source to learn more about your peace architect. Select from the ones below.
Two of the best sources for background information on social issues are Gale eBooks and CQ Researcher.
Within Gale eBooks, these are some of the encyclopedias you will find. You can either do a search across all of Gale eBooks, or for convenience I've also linked to some encyclopedias within it that are relevant to your topics.
Within CQ Researcher, you can browse by topics or search by keyword. This is a great tool, because for each social issue it provides some history, outlook, chronology, pro/cons, and next steps. Some of their more recent reports include: