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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

CQ Researcher   REF H 35.E35 (year)  latest edition at REF Desk

Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy   REF E 183.7.H28 2004

International Relations: A Political Dictionary   REF JX 1226.P55 1995

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

Women's Roles and Statuses the World Over   REF HQ 1236.H46 2006

Oxford Encyclopedia of Human Rights (5 vol.)  REF JC 571.E673 2009

Political Handbook of the World   REF JF 37.P6 (year)  latest edition at REF Desk

Europa World Year Book (2 vol.)   REF JN 1.E85 (year)  latest edition at REF Desk

Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace (4 vol.)  REF JZ 5533.O95 2010

Web Resources / International Relations (a sampler)

CIA World Factbook

United States Department of State Homepage

Council on Foreign Relations

Global Issues Web Resources

United Nations Homepage

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee

U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs

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