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Political Science & Public Policy: Web Resources

This guide is geared toward explaining and understanding politics and public policy

Resources on International Politics

Foreign Policy Research Institute -FPRI The Foreign Policy Research Institute seeks to educate and offer ideas to advance U.S. national interests based on a nonpartisan, geopolitical perspective that illuminates contemporary international affairs through the lens of history, geography, and culture.

Country Studies A series of 80 book published in hard copy that is now provided electronically by the Federal Research Division of various countries presenting  a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of select countries throughout the world. 

Freedom House

International Relations and Security Network - ISN

CQ Roll Call From Congressional Quarterly, this website provides timely news, analysis, and election coverage.

United Nations


Professional Association and Groups

APPAM - Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management
A public policy and management organization dedicated to improving research, education, and analysis in public policy.

American Political Science Association
A professional membership organization that provides news and other information in the of political science.

American Academy of Political and Social Science
A think tank organization to address social problem issues and the formation of public policy.