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Political Science: Starting Points

Guide to resources in Political Science

Reference & Background Resources

Use reference and background resources to develop and refine your topic. Country studies, fact sheets, encyclopedia articles, and more will help you identify the who, what, when, where, why, and how of your research topic. They will also help you develop keywords for smarter searching

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CQ Research is a great place to start

Research Methods

Sage Research Methods brings you books, chapters, articles, case studies, practice data sets, and practical guidance on choosing and using any research method of your choosing.