Skip to Main Content

Political Science

This topic guide for POLITICAL SCIENCE is divided, for convenience of researching, into 5 distinct areas: International Relations, American Government, Elections/Political Behavior, Comparative Politics, and Political Philosophy.

In This Guide

Reference Books

A good place to start gathering information on COMPARATIVE POLITICS

Globalization and Security, an Encyclopedia (2 vol.)  REF D 763.M47 G56 2009

CQ Researcher   REF H 35.E35 date

International Dictionary of Public Management and Governance   REF JA 61.B48 2006

Encyclopedia of Political Communication (2 vol.)  REF JA 85.E64 2008

Encyclopedia of Digital Government (3 vol.)   REF JF 1525.A8 E63 2007

Encyclopedia of Globalization (4 vol.)   REF JZ 1318.E63 2007

The Citizen Action Encyclopedia   REF JS 303.5.H35 2002

Illegal Immigration   REF JV 6483.L45 2007

Religion and the Law in America: An Encyclopedia of Personal Belief and Public Policy (2 vol.)   REF KF 4783.A68 M47 2007


Web Resources / COMPARATIVE POLITICS (a sampler)

The Democratic National Committee

Republican National Committee

Political Parties & Interest Groups From Around the World

Political Resources on the Net

GLOBAL Political Issues on the Web

CIA Factbook - World Political Parties & Leaders

Global Policy Forum

American Health Care Reform Information

Global Climate Change Information

National Science Foundation Arctic Climate Research

Amnesty International (Human Rights Advocacy Page)


Need Help?

Ask A LibrarianAsk A Librarian
Call, chat, email, or visit the reference desk.

Contact Me

Profile Photo
Connie Thomas
Consortium Library Room 116C