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Political Science Research: Americas

This guide focuses on resources that you can use when seeking information on topics relating to public policy, United States political affairs and to international affairs.

Maps

Maps of the Americas
From the Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection at the University of Texas at Austin.

Regional Studies: The Americas

The Americas

Handbook of Latin American Studies
1935- . Selective, annotated bibliography of books, book chapters, articles, and conference papers published in the field of Latin American studies. Coverage alternates between social sciences and the humanities on a biennial basis.

Hispanic-American Periodical Index [HAPI]
1970- . The major multidisciplinary periodical index for Latin American Studies. Indexes over 400 scholarly journals published in the U.S. and Latin America.
Off-Campus Access Rutgers-restricted Access

Political Database of the Americas
Search or browse thematically arranged reference materials, primary documents, comparative studies and statistical data for countries in the Western Hemisphere. Categories include: Constitutions and Comparative Constitutional Analysis; the branches of government; Electoral Systems and Data; Political Parties; Decentralization and Local Governance; Democracy and Citizen Security; Indigenous Peoples and Democracy; and Civil Society. From the Georgetown University Center for Latin American Studies.