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Comparative Politics: Background Information

This guide is for students researching topics in Comparative Politics, an introductory survey of major political systems, representing both Western and non-Western countries.

Online Reference Sources

Selected Reference Titles

Reference Books

With a subject like comparative politics, it is important to find resources on exactly what you are researching. To find printed reference material relevant to your topic, start with Worldcat@SU online catalog.

To find reference materials, search using keywords to describe your topic along with types of reference works (i.e. "politics handbook" or "economic encyclopedia"). You can also check the library's Web pages for subject guides for specific topics to find other suggested sources.

Below are a few titles to get you started. To check call number and location information, search the Worldcat@SU online catalog.

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