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Introducing Political Science
State Formation and States
Political Regimes & Political Development
Political Ideology
Political Mobilization & Interest Aggregation
Political Institutions: Parliaments to Courts
Political Identity and Nationalism
Political Economy and Development
Human Rights
Conflict and Violence
International Cooperation and War
Political Leadership

 


 

Introducing Political Science

American Political Science Association
International Political Science Association
IPSA Portal (Top 300 Sites)
Political Studies Association (UK)Understanding International Relations

 

State Formation and States

Lists of Recognised States

UN Member States
US State Department’s List of States

Key Treaties for the State in International Relations

Treaty of Westphalia
Convention on Rights and Duties of States (Montevideo Convention)

State Formation and Types of States

Historical Atlas Showing Development of Modern European States
Warfare, Political Leadership, and State Formation: The Case of the Zulu Kingdom, 1808-1879
FP Failed States Index
Index of Weak States in the Developing World (Brookings Institute)
An Introduction to Social Policy: The Welfare State (Robert Gordon University)
British History: The Welfare State (BBC)

Important Writers

Max Weber’s Politics as a Vocation

 

Political Regimes & Political Development

Democracy Studies

Freedom House
Center for Voting and Democracy
Accurate Democracy
The Diffusion of Democracy

Comparative Democratization Project
Asian Values and Democracy in Asia
Are Russians Undemocratic

Regimes

Regime Types; A Comparison Table (CCSU)
Regime change: A look at Washington’s methods – and degrees of success – in dislodging foreign leaders

 

Political Ideology

Political Ideology Definitions for the US
Centre for Political Ideologies
Introduction to Political Philosophy & Ideologies

 

Political Mobilization & Interest Aggregation

List of Political Parties
Parties and Social Movements Resources Page

 

Political Institutions: Parliaments to Courts

Constitutions

Constitutions Finder
National Constitutions
Legislation Online – Constitutions

 

Political Identity and Nationalism

Nationalism

The Nationalism Project
National Liberation or Regional Autonomy
NativeWeb Resouces
Global Review of Ethnopolitics

 

Political Economy and Development

Political Economy

Political Economy Research Institute
Political Economy Bibliography
Washington Post Political Economy Panel
IPEZone Blog (LSE Students)

Issues of International TradeUnderstanding the Central Bank

Development

World Bank
UN Development Programme
Human Development Reports
Millenium Development Goals
OECD Development Reports

 

Human Rights

United for Human Rights
Human Rights Watch
Amnesty International
Human Rights Links
Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs Links
Icelandic Human Rights Center
Human Rights Correspondence School

 

Conflict and Violence

Minorities at Risk
Program for the Study of Contentious Politics (Cornell University)

Yale East Timor Project
Major Episodes of Political Violence
National Peace Corps Association

 

International Cooperation and War

Conflict Barometer
Foreign Affairs Magazine
Foreign Policy Journal
Country Indicators for Foreign Policy (Carleton University)

Council on Foreign Relations
International Relations and Security Network

 

Political Leadership

Leadership Theories
The Myth of Political Leadership
On Leadership (The Washington Post)

Political Leadership (Harper’s Magazine)