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POLITICAL SCIENCE-- SELECTED RESOURCES 

Kelley Library  Revised January 23, 2001
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  • Law
  • U.S. Constitutional Law
  • Public Admin. - Govt.
  • Biography
  • Presidential Elections 2000
  • Presidency
  • BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT POLITICAL SCIENCE

    in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago:World Book, 2001
    Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.15
     in Encyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
    Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v.22
    Cord, Robert L. "Political Science". V.15 Wahlke, John C. et.al. "Political Science" v.22

    POLITICAL SCIENCE  BROWSING GUIDE
    See our guide,Finding Your Way in the Library, and our Library Floor Plan to locate books on the shelves.

    320'S     Political Science
    321's     Systems of Government and States
    322's     Relation of State to Organized Groups
    323's     Civil & Political Rights
    324's     The Political Process
    325's     International Migration and Colonization
    326's     Slavery & Emancipation
    327's     International Relations
    328's     The Legislative Process

    See also 

    Ref. 909's  for Nations, and 
    Ref. 920's for Biographies of World Leaders
    Ref. 350's for Government
    Ref. 340's for Law and Constitutional Law

    sailscat.gif (2318 bytes)To locate items in our library network, search our New WebCat™using the following subjects.
    Authoritarianism 
    Authority 
    Autonomy 
    Bureaucracy 
    Cabinet system 
    Citizenship 
    Civics 
    Comparative government                              Conservatism 
    Constitutional history 
    Liberalism 
    Liberty 
    Local government 
    Monarchy 
    Nationalism 
    Public opinion 
    Radicalism 
    Elections 
    Pressure groups 
    Lobbying 
    Voting 
    Constitutions 
    Corporate state 
    Political science 
    Democracy 
    Dictatorship 
    Elections 
    Equality 
    Executive power 
    Federal government
    Political science 
    Ideology 
    Imperialism 
    Individualism 
    Political parties 
    Politics, Practical 
    Populism 
    Law and politics 
    Campaign literature
    Republics 
    Revolutions 
    Right and left (Political science) 
    Separation of powers 
    Social contract 
    Sovereignty 
    State governments 
    State rights 
    State, The 
    States, Small 
    Symbolism in politics 
    Television and politics 
    Utopias 
    World politics 
    Political  science--History 
    Political ethics 
    Political psychology
    Politicians 
    Women in politics 
    Television in politics 
    International organization 
    Islam and politics 
    Opposition (Political science) 
    Representative government and representation 
    Political ballads and songs
    Government, Resistance to 
    Students--Political activity 
    Communication in politics
    Christianity and politics 
    Religion and politics 
    Political sociology
    Power (Social sciences) 
    Political psychology 
    Political science--United States --History
    Comparative government
    Political corruption
    Political participation 
    Television in politics 
    Public administration
    Christianity and politics 

    PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

    SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
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    JACKDAWS:

    These are document facsimiles kept near the Reference Desk. Most of the Jackdaws are about history topics, but  might be useful when studying about historical  background to government and politics.
    Black Voting Rights
    Slavery in the United States
    VOTES FOR WOMEN
    Making of the Constitution
    Women's Rights in the U.S.
    Populism and the Election of 1896

    POLITICAL SCIENCE - SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS

    The call  number for each will bring you to the general area for that subject. Each type of book listed below is useful for a particular purpose. These kinds of resources exist for books in many different subject areas. As you use them, you will become more familiar with them, and will appreciate their value.
    Resource Type: Selected Title Call Number
    Political Science Bibliographic Guides
    These resources give
    summaries, and lead you 
    to other books and journals
    Congress and Law Making, Researching the Legislative Process
    U.S. Government, a Resource book for Secondary Schools 
    Survey of Social Science Government and Politics Series 
    Great Events from History Human Rights Series 
    Ref. 328.7307 G594

    Ref. 320.473 T949

    Ref. 320.03 S963

    Ref. 341. 4810924 G786

    Political Science 
    Dictionaries
    Crescent Dictionary of American Politics 
    International Relations  a Political Dictionary
    Encyclopedic Dictionary of American Government
    Dictionary of Politics
    Ref. 320.03 M123
    Ref. 327.03 P712
    Ref. 320.9730321 E56 1991
    Ref. 320.03 L317
    Political Science 
    Handbooks
    These give you a short 
    explanation of the event or
    topic. They are usually 
    one-volume works which
    specialize in one area.
    Your Massachusetts Government  (Try to get newer .)
    Online version of Citizen's Guide to Massachusetts State Services is also available 
    Manual to the General Court (1987-88) (need newer)
    Congress A-Z
    Facts about the Congress
    Clement's Encyclopedia of World Governments
    Special Interest Group Profiles for Students 
    Civil Rights in America 1500 to the Present
    Desk Reference on American Government
    Guide to Congress
    Desk Reference on American Government
    World Government
    Ref. 320.4744 L665
     

    Ref. 328.74405 M414 1987-88
    Ref. 328.73003 C749 1993
    Ref. 328.7307 jC555 1996
    Ref. 320.403 C626 en
    Ref. 324.4 S741
    Ref. 323.0973 1998
    Ref. 320.473 C749 1995
    Ref. 328.73 C749 1991
    Ref. 320.473 jC749 1995
    Ref. 320.3 W927

    Political Science Encyclopedias
    These are encyclopedias 
    devoted to political science
    topics. Contents vary. 
    Encyclopedia of American Government 
    Encyclopedia of the United States Congress
    History of U.S. Political Parties
    Encyclopedia of the Republican Party
    Encyclopedia of the Democratic Party
    World Encyclopedia of Political Systems and Parties
    Ref. 320.473 E56 1998
    Ref. 328.73 E56 1995
    Ref. 329.02 S342
    Ref. 324.2734 K96 1997
    Ref. 324.2734 K96 1997
    Ref 324.023 W927 1999
    Political Science 
    Directories
    State Yellow Book 
    Congressional Quarterly's Who's Who in Congress 1993
    Politics in America, the 100th Congress (need newer)
    ReF 324.025 S797
    Ref. 328.730733 W628 1993

    Ref. 328.73073025 P769 1987
     

    Political Science
    Atlases/Almanacs/
    Timelines/Statistics
    Student's Atlas of American Presidential Elections
    American Civil Rights Almanac
    Congressional Voting Guide 4th ed.
    Vital Statistics on Congress 1987-1988
    Ref. 324.973 S933
    Ref. 323.173 E57AL 1999 v.
    Ref. 328.730775 B743 1992
    Ref. 328.730021 O74 1987
    Political Science Primary Sources Quotations, Speeches, Reprints or extracts 
    fromletters, newspaper articles, speeches, interviews, etc.
    History of American Presidential Elections 
    History of U.S. Political Parties (speeches platforms)
    American Civil Rights
    Congress Investigates, a Documented History, 1792-1974


    Microfiche
    Great Presidential Campaigns
    Bill of Rights in the Twentieth Century
    Electing a President 1980
    Ref . 324.973 S342
    Ref. 329.02 S342
    Ref. 323.173 E57 PR 1999
    Ref. 328.7307452 S342


    MF 324.973 G786
    MF 323.4 B986
    MF 324.9730927 E38
    Political Science Article Reprints Government 
    Comparative Politics 
    American Public Policy 
    American Government 
    American Foreign Policy 
    State and Local Government

    SIRS Reprints in Blue or Gray  Binders at Ref. Desk
    Government
    World Affairs
    Defense
    SIRS Online continues this series (See below.)

    Ref. 320.8097305 A615
    Ref. 320.305 A615
    Ref. 320.6097 A615
    Ref. 320.97305 A615
    Ref. 327.73 A615
    Ref. 320.8097305 A615 1999
     

    Ref.Desk. 320 G721
    Ref. Desk 327 W927 1997
    Ref. Desk 327.174
     

    Political Science Biographies American Civil Rights Biographies
    See also Biography
    Ref. 323.173 E5781 1999

    WEB SITES

    National Election Campaigns 
  • VoteSmart
  • Politics
  • DNetOrg
  • The Democratic Party Online
  • Republican National Committee
  • CSpan Campaign 2000
  • Rock the Vote
  • The Polling Report
  • Presidential Candidates ..Issues
  • General Political Science Resources
  • Thomas: Legislative Information Full-Texts 
  • Campaigns & Campaign Issues
  • Political Parties
  • NationalVoter Articles (LWV)
  • America's Freedom Documents
  • Citizen's Guide to Massachusetts..  Services
  • Atlantic Unbound's Politics and Society 
  • U.S. Federal Budget
  • Constitutions of the World
  • Constitution Center
  • National Archives and Records 
  • Government Publications Online 
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