Product Updates: New In Context content for 09/22/14

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Gale is continually updating and adding new content to our In Context products, ensuring that they offer timely, authoritative, useful information. The items below were added or updated during the week of September 22, 2014.

New Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan Delivers State Of The City Address
Portrait of Mike Duggan delivering his first State of the City address at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center in Detroit, Michigan, on February 26, 2014. © Bill Pugliano/Stringer/Getty Images

Biography in Context

  • 13 new people portal pages have been added, bringing the total number to 4,478. Highlights include:
    • New Zealander Eleanor Catton, who won the 2014 Man Booker Prize for her work, The Luminaries
    • Comedian Sasheer Zamata, who joined NBC’s Saturday Night Live after the show was criticized for its lack of diverse cast members
    • Diane Humetewa, the first Native American woman to be appointed a federal judge – she serves the U.S. District Court for Arizona
    • Singer Aloe Blacc, known for his hit song-turned-sports anthem, “The Man”
    • Attorney and businessman Mike Duggan, Mayor of Detroit, Michigan


Global Issues in Context

  • One new portal was added: China’s Global Influence
  • 39 portal pageshave been updated, including:
    Protesters in Tahrir Square cleared a pathway to move injured people during nearby clashes with riot police, Cairo, Egypt, 22 November 2011.
    • Adoption by Gay and Lesbian Parents
    • Boundaries, Borders, and Maps
    • Brazil: Amazon Rain Forest Destruction and Reforestation Policies
    • Egyptian Anti-Government Protests
    • Organized Crime
    • Poaching
    • Refugees
    • Uighur Conflict in China


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