Leyburn Library compilation of resources useful for summarizing political and economic conditions, forms of government, statistics, etc. for countries of the world. Most of the general-purpose resources, such as the Human Rights sources, have sections of coverage for press and economic/business issues, while others cover only journalism-related issues (Press Freedoms) or only economic/business topics (OECD Economic Surveys).
Issue Overviews from the U.S. Government
Access to recent Congressional Research reports and more.
World Press Encyclopedia. Gale.
World Press Trends. World Association of Newspapers.
Encyclopedia of Modern Asia.
Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese
REF DS 779.23.E53 2005
Asia: A Continental Overview of Environmental Issues.
China Statistical Yearbook.
REF HA 4631.S83 2006
Official government data also is available through the National Bureau of Statistics.