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Political Science

Starting your research:

There are many databases that might be relevant to Political Science. You will find the core databases grouped by topic in the tabs above. Before looking in the databases start with one of the subject encyclopedias to get a better understanding of the issues and the language of the topic.

Background Sources

If you are not familiar with a topic, useful starting points for gathering basic background information are the scholarly encyclopedias.  You will find information on scholarly activity in an area, as well as pointers to key readings and researchers in the field. 

Encyclopedias

Oxford Handbooks Of Political Science

  • The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Politics
  • The Oxford handbook of contextual political analysis
  • The Oxford handbook of international relations
  • The Oxford handbook of law and politics
  • The Oxford handbook of political behavior
  • The Oxford handbook of political economy
  • The Oxford handbook of political institutions
  • The Oxford handbook of political methodology
  • The Oxford handbook of political science
  • The Oxford handbook of political theory
  • The Oxford handbook of public policy

Political Science at Western

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