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explore social issues through the lens of case law and policy: civil rights, criminal justice, economic reform, social justice, women's studies, and more.


up-to-date information and data on countries of the world / on-campus-only link

Greenhaven Publishing eBooks

features ebooks that focus on a controversial social issue and break that issue down into smaller sub-topics, opinions (pro/con), facts, and analysis. great for persuasive or pro/con research assignments.

American History Online

history of U.S. from selected reference sources & documents (no current journal articles) / on-campus-only link

SIRS Issues Researcher

magazines, journals, newspapers, speeches, and more / on-campus-only link

Watch Films - Political Science

Political Science - Kanopy

Documentaries and feature films in American politics, political figures, social and political revolutions, voting rights, war and the military, and more.

Political Science - Academic Video Online (AVON)

Streaming video from well-known producers like PBS, BBC, History, plus extensive archival footage.

American Government - Films on Demand

Watch acclaimed documentaries and award-winning educational films focused on American government.

Global Politics - Films on Demand

Watch videos on global politics topics such as international relations, comparative governments, global terrorism, and political theory.

Web Resources - Political Science

Annenberg Classroom | Resources for excellent civics education

Brookings Institution

Council on Foreign Relations

Global Policy Forum

Public Policy Institute of California

Research on economic, social & political issues. Click on "Just the Facts" for statistical fact sheets on various topics. See "Statewide Surveys" for public opinions.

U.S. Department of State

The World Factbook

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