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Welcome to the Library's Political Science Subject Guide!

This guide provides an overview of the Library's recommended materials related to political science, including databases, books, journals, reference materials and other resources, print or digital, that are accessible through different websites and platforms.

Political science deals with systems of governance, and the analysis of political activities, political thoughts and political behavior. It deals extensively with the theory and practice of politics which is commonly.

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Print Political Science Collection

The Political Science collection is organized in alignment with Class J of the Library of Congress Classification. It includes the following subclasses:

J              General legislative and executive papers

JA           Political science (General)

JC            Political theory

JF            Political institutions and public administration

JJ             Political institutions and public administration (North America)

JK            Political institutions and public administration (United States)

JL            Political institutions and public administration (Canada, Latin America, etc.)

JN           Political institutions and public administration (Europe)

JQ           Political institutions and public administration (Asia, Africa, Australia, Pacific Area, etc.)

JS            Local government, Municipal government

JV           Colonies and colonization, Emigration and immigration, International migration

JX           International law, see JZ and KZ

JZ            International relations

The Political Science collection is located in Tier 2 of the Library. It starts at 2.6.1 and ends at 2.1.15 (see map below).

Reference Librarian

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Latifa K. Al-Amri| لطيفه العمري
Subjects الموضوعات:
Political Science العلوم السياسية, Public Policy السياسة العامة