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Political Science

Provides free and subscription resource recommendations in general and various political science subfields. Includes listings of the most widely used political science data and statistical resources.


Comparative politics is the comparative study of other countries, citizens, and different political units either in whole or in part.  Comparative politics also involves the political study of non-US political thought. Here are a few tips when choosing resources for comparative political research:

Key Reference: Comparative Politics

Country Profiles

Country profiles include basic facts and figures including political, economic, and statistical information about the world's countries and territories. They also provide summaries of geography, demographics, history, and current political events.

Subject Databases: Comparative Politics

Comparative Political Data Resources