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Resource Guide:
Politics

Selected Call Numbers

Call numbers are the shelving locations for each item. Browsing in the following areas of the library will help you find materials for your topic.

Topic Call Number
Socialism, Communism, Utopias, AnarchismHX
General Legislative and Executive PapersJ
Political Science (General)JA
Political Theory, Theory of the StateJC
Constitutional History, Political Institutions, AdministrationJF
Political institutions and public administration (United States)JK
Political institutions and public administration (Americas)JL
Political institutions and public administration (Europe)JN
Political institutions and public administration (Asia, Africa, Australia…)JQ
Local GovernmentJS
Colonies and colonization, Emigration and immigrationJV
International Law/RelationsJX-JZ
Law (General)K
Law (United States)KF

Selected Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • Politics
  • Communication in Politics
  • Marxism
  • Political Parties
  • Common Good
  • Communitarianism
  • Political Science
  • Civics
  • Anarchism
  • Political Science‚ Philosphy
  • Authoritarianism
  • Citizenship
  • Comparative Government
  • Authority
  • Radicalism
  • Constitutions
  • Bureaucracy
  • Social Contract
  • Democracy
  • Public Opinion
  • Individualism
  • Democratization
  • Conservatism
  • Utopia/Utopianism
  • Elections
  • Socialism
  • Republicanism
  • Liberalism
  • Christianity and Politics
  • Imperialism
  • Right and Left
  • Islam and Politics
  • State Rights

Selected Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
American presidency: origins and development, 1776-2007JK 11 .M56
Birth of the Bill of Rights: encyclopedia of the AntifederalistsREF E 302 .W35
The Cambridge Companion to Renaissance PhilosophyDG 533 .R44
Encyclopedia of Latin American politicsREF F 1410 .E56
Encyclopedia of the Cold WarREF D 843 .A668
From freedom fighters to terrorists: women and political violenceHQ 1121 .E24
How people view democracyJC 423 .H7535
International politicsJZ 1242 .I574
Inventing the “American way”: the politics of consensus…E 743 .W355
News: the politics of illusionPN 4888 .P6 B46
Party politics in AmericaJK 2265 .H477
Politics in FranceDC 369 .H317
Political philosophyJA 71 .S476
Red state, blue state, rich state, poor state: why Americans vote…JK 1976 .G45
Rise of Conservatism in America, 1945-2000JC 573.2 .U6 S83
A Soviet lexicon: important concepts, terms, and phrasesREF DK 266.3 .L27

Selected Research Databases

Selected Journals and Magazines

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. YOu can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • American political science review
  • American Prospect
  • Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
  • British journal of political science
  • Commentary
  • Constellations: an international journal of critical and democratic theory
  • Dissent
  • Good society: a PEGS journal
  • Journal of Political Ideologies
  • Journal of Political Philosophy
  • Journal of politics
  • Nation
  • National Review
  • New Republic
  • Perspectives on politics
  • Philosophy and Public Affairs
  • Politics & society
  • Public choice
  • Reason
  • Review of politics
  • PS, political science and politics

Selected Websites and Digital Archives