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Political Science: Web links

A guide to doing political science research at Bonnie Bell Wardman Library.

About this page

This page is organized according to the political science areas described in the most current Whittier College catalog; the links within each section are arranged alphabetically by title. Please note that these links are not at all exhaustive, but meant to serve as a starting point for research questions.

For a decidedly more far-reaching index of political science websites, see, the official portal of the International Political Science Association, which lists and reviews over 300 "useful, rich, and qualitatively outstanding websites for political science." For web links that take up more specific topics, please see if your course has its own LibGuide under the PLSC course guides page, above.

Utilizing the Internet for research is an increasingly accepted practice that can be a boon, but researchers must still be wary. For important guidelines about using the Internet in doing research, please read the "Guidelines for doing research with free Web sources" section in the Citations and guidelines page, above. For information about using primary sources you find online, see the ALA Reference and User Services Association's Using Primary Sources on the Web.

American politics

International relations & comparative politics

Public administration and law

Political theory


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