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The International Studies Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive reference work of its kind for the fields of international studies and international relations. International studies online is updated twice annually and is enhanced by live links to archives, datasets, cases, pedagogical aids, and other relevant materials.
The Essentials of Global Politics is an essential reference book that provides an overview of the most important contemporary events and themes. It straightforwardly presents the contextual information required to fully understand the world today, through a combination of maps, lists, key facts and summary information.
This wide-ranging, multidisciplinary encyclopedia describes and analyzes how the governments profiled affect citizens in the daily exercise of their rights and responsibilities. Arranged alphabetically and richly illustrated, Governments of the World features biographies and historical surveys on different types of political systems, such as constitutional monarchies, presidential systems, democracies and dictatorships, and much more.
Full BBC profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions. They also include audio and video clips from BBC archives.
The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.
Welcome to the online Human Rights Library at the University of Minnesota Law School. This digital library contains thousands of human rights materials and resources from around the world that are free and accessible to everyone.
This unique resource was established in the 1990s at a time when very few materials were available electronically. Scholars, students, advocates, and the media have been able to use the Human Rights Library as a resource for almost thirty years.
Biography in Context offers authoritative reference content alongside magazine and journal articles, primary sources, videos, audio podcasts, and images. Covering a vast array of people from historically significant figures to present-day newsmakers, it’s continuously updated to ensure that students have access to the very latest information.