This comprehensive resource concentrates primarily on topics related to the changing nature and role of the state in recent times and the ways in which these roles have been conceptualized in the areas of Political Science, Public Administration, Political Economy, and Sociology.
Drawing together a team of international scholars, the Encyclopedia of Political Theory examines the ideas of the major political theorists from before Plato to our own times: the main schools of political thought; the concepts and issues that have captured the imagination and attention of political theorists; and some of the main institutions and practices inspired by political thought.
With over 750 entries, the Encyclopedia of United States National Security is the first single, concise reference source to provide accurate and informative answers to the many challenging questions of how, why, when, and where national security has evolved.
Assembling an outstanding team of scholars from around the world, it comprehensively explores the current state of the art in academic thinking and the current structures and processes for the administration of public policy following this period of rapid transformation and change.
This Handbook provides a comprehensive review and guide to the study, theory and practice of public policy today. Drawing contributions from leading academics and policy analysts from around the world, this Handbook illustrates the changing role of governments vis-à-vis the public and private sector and the different policy actors (national and international, governmental and non-governmental) involved in the policy making process.
The International Encyclopedia of Political Science provides a definitive, comprehensive picture of all aspects of political life, recognizing the theoretical and cultural pluralism of our approaches and including findings from the far corners of the world. The eight volumes cover every field of politics, from political theory and methodology to political sociology, comparative politics, public policies, and international relations.
Covers the most important laws and treaties enacted by the U.S. Congress and examines an entire decade of new legislation. Includes additional acts and treaties chosen for their historical significance.
Arrangement is according to themes: philosophy and theory; the failure of politics (such as violence, war, corruption); respectively--purposes, processes, and institutions of political and civic leadership; contexts (e.g. gender, race, news media, globalization); psychology (articles on personality and leadership, political correctness, toxic leadership, altruism); tasks and tools; competencies; and depictions of political and civic leadership (in films, sports, and literature, for example).
Political Handbook of the World provides updated political profiles of all of the world's countries and details the history and activities of a number of intergovernmental organizations. Each country profile provides basic facts about the country, detailed background information on the country's history, government and politics, and political parties.
The three-volume work covers each presidential campaign in depth, examining a large number of related issues ranging from the use of social media in modern presidential campaigns to negative campaign ads and key slogans used in every presidential campaign.
The Encyclopedia of Political Science serves as a core reference to the central ideas, concepts, and frameworks underlying the study of politics and that highlights the intersections of politics with other disciplines.
"Web of Science is a website which provides subscription-based access to multiple databases that provide comprehensive citation data for many different academic disciplines. It was originally produced by the Institute for Scientific Information and is currently maintained by Clarivate Analytics" (Wikipedia).
ProQuest Political Science provides access to nearly 500 leading political science and international relations journals, with over 400 titles in full text.
ProQuest Political Science thoroughly covers the literature of political science and international relations, including such topics as comparative politics, political economy, international development, environmental policy, and hundreds of related topics. New to ProQuest Political Science are hundreds of recent, full-text, political science dissertations from U.S. and Canadian universities, as well as thousands of current working papers from the Political Science Research Network.
This database contains full text articles from over 500 scholarly journals and and indexing and abstracts from 2,900 journal titles. The database also features over 340 full-text reference books and monographs, and over 36,000 full-text conference papers, including those of the International Political Science Association. PSC has a worldwide focus, reflecting the globalization of contemporary political discourse.
Includes seven reference titles from CQ Press: Congress and the Nation; Historic Documents Series; Political Handbook of the World; Politics in America; Supreme Court Yearbook; Vital Statistics on American Politics; and the Washington Information Directory.
Covers nearly 60 years of the events, trends, and controversies in the U.S. Congress and the presidency; the most important primary source documents from the last three decades; current, in-depth political information on more than 200 countries; unbiased profiles and assessments of every member of the U.S. Congress, including key votes, interest-group ratings, election results, state and district information; sixteen years of expert coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court, including case summaries of every opinion during each court term; over 10,000 current contacts in federal, congressional, and state government offices, nongovernmental organizations, policy groups, and foundations; and key data on U.S. elections, the U.S. Congress, the presidency, the Supreme Court, public opinion, and more.
The Congressional Research Service is a legislative branch agency, housed inside the Library of Congress, charged with providing the United States Congress non-partisan advice on issues that may come before Congress. It provides valuable insight and non-partisan analysis of issues of public debate.