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What is Political Science?

Political science is the study of governments, public policies and political processes, systems, and political behavior.

Political science subfields include

  • Political theory
  • Political philosophy
  • Political ideology
  • Political economy
  • Policy studies and analysis
  • Comparative politics
  • International relations

(American Political Science Organization

Political Advocacy


Goverment & Politics on the Web

  • Constitute Project
    Constitute offers access to the world’s constitutions that users can systematically compare them across a broad set of topics — using a modern, clean interface.
  • FedWorld Homepage
    Online locator service for a comprehensive inventory of information disseminated by the Federal Government.
  • is the nation's premier website tracking the influence of money on U.S. politics, and how that money affects policy and citizens' lives.
  • Politics 1
    US Political and Election news from around the nation
  • Rulers
    This site contains lists of heads of state and heads of government.
  • is the U.S. government's official search engine.
  • State and Local Government
    The State and Local Government Internet directory provides convenient one-stop access to the websites of thousands of state agencies and city and county governments.
  • United Nations Research Guides & Resources

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