Political Science - Selected Sources


Blackwell Dictionary of Political Science: A User's Guide to its Terms
Bealy, Frank
Historical Dictionary of Socialism
Lamb, Peter and James C. Docherty

HX 17 .D63 2016


The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics
McLean, Iain

JA61 .C665 2009


Dictionary of Modern Politics
Robertson, David

JA61 .R63 2002


The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics  3rd ed.
McLean, Iain

JA61 .C665 2009


Encyclopedia of Political Theory
Mark Bevir, Ed.

JA61 .E53 2010


The Oxford Handbook of Political Theory
Dryzek, John S
Routledge Dictionary of Twentieth-century Political Thinkers
2nd ed. Eds. Robert Benewick and Philip Green
The Palgrave Macmillan Dictionary of Political Thought
Scruton, Roger

JA61 .S37 2007


The Dictionary of 20th-century World Politics
Shafritz, Jay M. et al

JA61 .S53 1993


A Glossary of Political Theory
Hoffman, John

JA65.64 2007


International Relations: A Political Dictionary
Ziring, Lawrence et al
A Dictionary of Globalization.
Wunderlich, Jens-Uwe and Meera Warrier.

JZ1318 .W86 2007


Historical Dictionary of the United Nations
Fomerand, Jacques
A Dictionary of Human Rights
Robertson, David


Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion
Robert Wuthnow, Editor-in-Chief

BL65 .P7 E53 2007


International Who's Who.

(previous 5 years in stacks)

CT120 .I5 2013


Hutchinson Encyclopedia of Modern Political Biography.

D412.6 .H88 1999


Encyclopedia of the Cold War
Dijk, Ruud van

D 840 .E625 2008


Regional guide to international conflict and management from 1945 to 2003
Bercovitch, Jacob and Judith Fretter

D842 .B464 2004


Encyclopedia of Native Tribes of North America
Johnson, Michael G

E76.2 .J62 2014


Encyclopedia of American Political History
Eds. Paul Finkelman & Peter Wallenstein

E183 .E495 2001


Encyclopedia of the World's Nations and Cultures. (4 vols.)
Ed. George Thomas Kurian.

G63 .K874 2007


Encyclopedia of Power.
v.1. Ed. Keith Dowding.

HN49 .P6 E53 2011


Information Sources of Political Science
Green, Stephen W. and Douglas J. Ernest

Z7161 .I543 2005


Encyclopedia of Government and Politics.
Eds. Mary Hawkesworth and Maurice Kogan.

JA61 .C66 2004


Encyclopedia of Political Science.
Vols. 1-5. Geoger Thomas Kurian, Editor-in-Chief.

JA61 .E528 2011


Encyclopedia of Politics: the Left and the Right.
General Ed. Rodney Carlisle.

JA61 .E54 2005


Political Theory: An Encyclopedia of Contemporary and Classic Terms.
Hammond, Scott John.

JA61 .P66 2009


Companion to Contemporary Political Philosophy.
Eds. Robert E. Goodin and Philip Pettit.

JA71 .C565 1993


Encyclopedia of Nationalism
Editor-in-chief, Alexander J. Motyl

JC 311 .E53 2001


Encyclopedia of Democracy
Ed. Seymour Martin Lipset

JC423 .E53 1995


World Fascism: AHistorical Encyclopedia
Cyprian P. Blamires Ed

JC481 .W67 2006


Encyclopedia of Human Rights
David P. Forsythe, editor in chief

JC571 .E673 2009


The Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties in America
Eds. David Schultz & John R. Vile

JC599 .U5 E53 2005


Encyclopedia of World Political Systems
Derbyshire, J. Denis & Ian Derbyshire

JF51 .D465 2000


World Encyclopedia of Political Systems & Parties
4th ed. Eds. Neil Schlager & Jayne Weisblatt

JF2011 .W67 2006


Encyclopedia of World Constitutions
3 vols. Gerhard Robbers, Ed.

K3157 .E5 E53 2007


Encyclopedia of the United Nations
John Allphin Moore and Jerry Pubantz, Eds.

KZ4968 .M66 2008


Encyclopedia of Literature &Politics: Censorship, Revolution, & Writing
General Ed. M. Keith Booker

PN52 .E53 2005


The Blackwell Encyclopaedia of Political Science.
Ed. Vernon Bogdanor.

JA61 .B56 1991


World Government & Politics

Cassell's Chronology of World History: Dates, Events and Ideas that Made History
Williams, Hywel

D11 .W635 2005


Nations and Nationalism: a Global Historical Overview
Guntram H. Herb and David H. Kaplan, Eds.

D299 .N37 2008


Facts on File World Political Almanac: from 1945 to the Present
Cook, Chris
Global Environmental Politics
Pamela Chasek
The idea of socialism: towards a renewal
Honneth, Axel
Statesman's Year-book Statistical and Historical Annual of the States of the World.

(previous 10 years' editions in Stacks)

JA51 .S7


Oxford Companion to Politics of the World
2nd ed., Eds. Joel Krieger et al

JA61 .O95 2001


21st Century Political Science: A Reference Handbook
Ed. John T. Ishiyama and Marijke Breuning
Encyclopedia of Governance.
Mark Bevir, Ed.

(also available online)

JC11 .B475 2007


Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources
K. Lee Lerner, Brenda Wilmoth Lerner & Adrienne Wilmoth Lerner,Eds

JC571 .H75 2006


Europa World Yearbook.
London: Europe Publications.

(previous editions in the stacks)

Overviews of current political and social situations for countries of the world -- government, economic conditions, etc.


The Government and Politics of the European Union.
7th Ed. Nugent, Neill.
The European Union: Politics and Policies
6th Ed. Olsen, Jonathan.
Treaties and Alliances of the World.
Ed. Peter Calvert.

KZ1301 .T73 2007


Canadian Politics

The Home Front Encyclopedia: United States, Britain, and Canada in World Wars I and II
3 vols. Ed. James Ciment
Canadian Annual Review of Politics and Public Affairs
Ed. J.T. Saywell.

previous years' (1971-) in Stacks [2008 Online]

Canadian Politics in the 21st Century
7th Ed. Eds. Michael Whittington and Glen Williams
Canadian foreign policy: defining the national interest
Holloway, Steven Kendall
Canadian Social Policy: Issues and Perspectives
4th ed. Ed. Anne Westhues
The Language of Canadian Politics: A Guide to Important Terms and Concepts
3rd ed. McMenemy, John

JA61 .M33 2001


Comparing Canada: methods and perspectives on Canadian politics
Papillon, Martin.
Canadian Parliamentary Handbook
Bejermi, John

JL5 .B44 2008


Canada 125: Its Constitutions 1763-1982: Evolution of a Democracy
Directed by J. Fernand Tanguay ; introduction by Senator Gérald A. Beaudoin.

JL11 .C3 1992


The Oxford Handbook of Canadian Politics
Eds. John C. Courtney and David C. Smith

JL15 .O94 2010


Canadian Federalism: Performance, Effectiveness and Legitimacy.
Sources of Federal Government Information
2 vol. Info Source. [Ottawa]: Information Management Practices.
The Almanac of Canadian Politics
2nd ed. Eagles, Munroe et al

JL167 .A56 1995


Canadian Politics and Government in the Charter Era
MacIvor, Heather
Canadian Political Resources on the Web

Online Article Databases (Selected)

America: History and Life

Journal articles, books, book reviews (1954 to the present); covers the history of the United States and Canada to the present.

The Canadian Foreign Relations Index (CFRI)

Online version of A Bibliography of Works on Canadian Foreign Relations. "Canadian and foreign material on Canada’s foreign relations, defence, economic relations, foreign aid,  international law(1945+)

The Canadian Encyclopedia


Note: today's news and archive of previous five day's news

Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)

Comprehensive source for and research in international affairs.

Canadian Politics on the Web

Annotated links to literally hundreds of sites on the Web for research on Canadian politics and government. 

Governments on the WWW

Centralized site, by country, for national government agencies and related sites.

International Bibliography of Periodical Literature (IBZ)

International, interdisciplinary. Emphasis on the social sciences and humanities. Covers multilingual and multicultural research in Europe. 2.1+ million records with German and English subject headings from over 8,700 periodicals since 1983. Updated monthly.

International Political Science Abstracts 1989+

Abstracts of articles published in journals and yearbooks worldwide.


An online, full-text archive of complete backfiles of scholarly periodical literature since 1872. Journals are intended to be archival, not current; most are 2-5 years behind the current issues, depending on the journal. Full Text.

NewsBank NewsFile 1991+

Index to full-text newspaper articles, from local and regional papers and newswires across the U.S.

Oxford Reference Online -- Politics and Social Sciences

The following dictionaries and reference books published by Oxford University Press can be searched individually as well as together:

PAIS International (Public Affairs Information Service Inc.)

Interdisciplinary, international index to periodicals relating to public issues and policy. 1972 to the present.

Poole's Plus (part of 19th century Masterfile)

The electronic version of a standard reference index to the published books, periodicals, newspapers and government documents of the 19th century, covering 3.7 million records..

Social Sciences Citation Index. 1956+

Covers 1980+ all subjects in the social sciences and includes articles in West European languages; this also includes book reviews.

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts

This article database builds on the merged backfiles of Political Science Abstracts, published by IFI/Plenum, 1975-2000, and ABC POL SCI, published by ABC-CLIO, 1984-2000. Provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its related fields, including international relations, law, and public administration / policy.

Online Reference Books (Selected E-Resources, UofT)

(Search by title of book)

A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

A Dictionary of Geography

A Dictionary of Political Biography

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics

Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Entries include concepts, themes, and thinkers within various philosophical traditions. All articles signed and contain bibliographies

Dictionary of the Social Sciences

Democratic Challenges, Democratic Choices: the erosion of political support in advanced industrial democracies.
Dalton, Russell J.

Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Globalization

Definitive reference resource for students and researchers withover 600 entries on the essential topics of Globalization.

Handbook of the World

Oxford Guide to the United States Government

Dictionary of the Social Sciences

Political Science Resources (U of British Columbia)

The oxford Handbook of Political Theory

The Routledge Dictionary of Twentieth-century Political Thinkers

Nations and Nationalism: A Global Historical Overview.
Guntram H. Herb, David H. Kaplan, ed.

International Encyclopedia of Political Science

On the Web (Selected)

Political Resources on the Net

Listings of political sites available on the Internet sorted by country, with links to Parties, Organizations, Governments, Media and more from all around the world

Global Politics

a site that provides a comprehensive directory of world governments, and information about issues that influence political activity.

Dialogue on Globalization

contributes worldwide to the debate on globalization and global governance.

Free Trade Area of the Americas - FTAA

Governmental Sources.

Western Hemispheric Trade Information Center

Note: with numerous links to NAFTA and NAFTA-related topics.

Britannica Online Encyclopedia