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Use specialized encyclopedias to identify keywords, clarify concepts, and gain authoritative background.
Encyclopedia of Government and Politics Print only: Olin Library Reference JA61.C66x 2004+, 2 vol.
Encyclopedia of Modern Political Thought (online, Sage, 2013)
Gale Virtual Reference Library (online) Searchable full text of many subject encyclopedias and reference books including the important International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences and the Encyclopedia of European Social and Cultural History.
International Encyclopedia of Political Science (online, Sage 2011)
International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioural Sciences 4,000 articles; "maps the social and behavioral sciences on a grand scale."
Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (online, 2004)
Sage Handbook of Comparative Politics Cornell's print copy is checked out as of 2/27/2014; the library has ordered an ebook.