Area studies and comparative politics: Essentials -- start here
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This guide focuses on principal research resources in a subfield of political science. It is supplements the main subject guide for political science and international studies. The Other political science research guides tab is a menu that connects you to related research guides for the major subfields of the discipline and for related programs in the VT School of Public & International Affairs.
Resources listed on this page are clustered into key databases for accessing scholarly literature (including a box of region-oriented databases); background information and reference sources; contact information for the subject librarian; and tabs identifying additional information.
Parts of this guide are also available in multiple subject guides: Social data sources, News/journalism/streaming media, Advice for searching/citing/engaging with related scholarly literatures, and Accessing library resources from off-campus.
Start here to find scholarly literature
Region/geography-oriented online resources
Overviews and reference works in area studies and comparative politics
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