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Political Science Online Resources

How Canadians Govern Themselves

This is a useful, brief introduction to government in Canada, published by the Canadian Library of Parliament. Eugene Forsey. 8th edition, 2012. Click here to read this article.

Arts & Letters Daily

Excellent source of links to articles and book reviews on topics in all fields of inquiry (not just politics). This site also contains a handy set of links to newspapers, magazines, book review publications, and blogs. Click here to visit their site.

Canadian Political Science Association

The site of the main association for political science scholars in Canada. Here you will find information about Canadian Political Science Departments, conferences, academic jobs, and the Canadian Journal of Political Science, published by Cambridge University Press. Click here to visit their site.

American Political Science Association

The site of the largest association of political scientists in the world, with significant international membership. The site contains information about jobs, conferences, programs, and publications, including the American Political Science Review, the association’s flagship publication. Click here to visit their site.

European Consortium for Political Research

The main European scholarly association for research and cooperation on politics. The site contains information about conferences, graduate student networks, and publications. Click here to visit their site.

Stanford University Library, Political Science Web Resources

This site contains useful links to a range of sites on discussion groups, election data, statistical information, and opinion polls. Click here to visit their site.

CIA World Factbook

The United States Central Intelligence Agency produces this reliable and informative site on governments and societies around the globe. The site contains a wealth of useful data on geography, ethnicities, religion, government, economy, energy, transport, communication, military, and transnational issues. Click here to visit their site.

Annual Review of Political Science

Articles written by expert authors summarizing recent work in all areas of political science, including political theory, international relations, political behaviour, comparative politics, public administration, political economy, local government, methodology, and public policy. Click here to visit their site.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

The best online encyclopedia for all philosophical topics, including the central ideas and figures in political theory. Click here to visit their site.

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