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Political Science and International Relations: Reference

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The focus here is online dictionaries and encyclopedias (reference sources)
A few key works may still be available in print, but these tend to be older works.

Oxford Reference online (ORO)

A collection of academic sources, useful for defining key terms and getting short topic overviews.

Browse the politics titles (under social sciences) or search across the complete ORO corpus for insights from a range of disciplines.