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Oxford Handbooks on Political Science

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  • Political Science Complete
    PSC provides indexing and abstracts for 2900 journals,and full-text articles for 500 top-ranked scholarly journals. Also includes reference works and professional conference papers. Its coverage consists of topics such as law and legislation, comparative politics, political theory, international relations, humanitarian issues, and non-governmental organizations.

Political Science Encyclopedias

  • Encyclopedia of Political Science
    The encyclopedia of political science comprehensively examines the central ideas, concepts, and frameworks underlying the study of politics and highlights the intersections of politics with other disciplines. Explore wide range of concepts and frameworks, both Western and non-Western, national and international. Utilize a thematic table of contents that maps major subfields and topics in politics. Search through over 1,500 A to Z signed entries by contributors from over 30 countries.
  • International Studies Encyclopedia Online
    Includes over 400 signed articles on all aspects of international studies. The print edition was published in 12 volumes in 2010. This work is a product of the International Studies Compendium Project and is published in association with the International Studies Association. Includes topic areas such as peace studies, diplomacy studies, foreign policy analysis, global development and environmental studies.
  • CQ Political Reference Suite
    Collection of over 30 political science reference books, including current and all past issues. Includes CQ Almanac, Guide to Political Campaigns in America, Guide to the Presidency, Encyclopedia of Political Science, Washington Information Directory, Historic Documents Series and many others.
  • International Encyclopedia of Political Science
    The International Encyclopedia of Political Science provides a definitive, comprehensive picture of all aspects of political life, recognizing the theoretical and cultural pluralism of our approaches and including findings from the far corners of the world. The eight volumes cover every field of politics, from political theory and methodology to political sociology, comparative politics, public policies, and international relations. Entries are arranged in alphabetical order, and a list of entries by subject area appears in the front of each volume for ease of use.


  • A Dictionary of Political Biography
    Covers all the major figures in world politics of the twentieth century. It describes and assesses the lives of more than 1,000 men and women who have shaped political events across the world.

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