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Brock, Clifton. The Literature of Political Science; a Guide for Students, Librarians, and Teachers. New York: Bowker, 1969.
REF Z7161.B83
OíBrien, Steven, ed. American Political Leaders: from Colonial Times to the Present. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 1991.
REF E176.O27 1991
Comfort, N. A. Brewerís Politics: a Phrase and Fable Dictionary. London: Cassell, 1993.
REF JA61.C663 1993

Cranston, Maurice William, ed. Glossary of Political Ideas.
REF JA61.C7 1969

Renstrom, Peter G. The Electoral Politics Dictionary. Santa Barbara, CA:ABC-CLIO, 1989.
REF JK1971.R46 1989

Shafritz, Jay M. The Dictionary of 20th-Century World Politics. New York: H. Holt, 1993.
REF JA61.S53 1993
Utter, Glenn H. Campaign & Election Reform: a Reference Handbook. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 1997.
REF JK1976.U88 1997

Encyclopedia of the American Constitution. NY: Macmillan, Inc., 1986.
REF KF4548.E53 1986.

Greene, Jack P., ed. Encyclopedia of American Political History. New York: Scribner, 1984-.
REF E183.E5 1984

Handbooks & Yearbooks: Political Handbook of the World. New York: McGraw-Hill Co., 1997.

Statesmanís Year-Book. New York: St. Martinís Press. 1899-.


Annals of the American Academy of Political/Social Sciences. Microfilm.
California Journal
Congressional Digest
CQ Researcher. 1991 -. REF H35.E35 1991-. Shelved in Reference.
CQ Weekly Report. REF JK1.C15. - Shelved in Reference
Current History
Foreign Affairs
Intercollegiate Review
Monterey Review (Monterey Institute of International Studies)
Mother Jones
National Review
New American
New Republic. Continues on Academic Abstracts Full Text
New Statesman and Society. Microfilm Progressive.
Continues on Academic Abstracts Full Test
Vital Speeches of the Day
Washington Monthly
World Press Review


Collier, Christopher. Decision in Philadelphia: The Constitutional Convention of 1787. NY: Random House, Readerís Digest, 1986.
KF 4520.C65 1986

Peters, William. A More Perfect Union. NY: Crown Publishers, 1987.
KF4520.P48 1987

Elections - Voting

de la Garza, Rudolfo, ed. Barrio Ballots: Latino Politics in the 1990 Elections. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1994.
E184.S75 B37 1994.

Phillips, Kevin P. Mediacracy: American Parties and Politics in the Communications Age. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1975.

Piven, Frances Fox. Why Americans Donít Vote. NY: Pantheon, 1988.
JK1987.P58 1988

California State Government Sites

California Government for a list of California State Government office holders, their addresses, and job descriptions of their positions. Also includes California Supreme Court Justices.

California State Agencies. Intended to help you find your way through the diverse services, agencies and programs that your State Government provides. Addresses and information on everything from the Alcoholic Beverage Control to Workers Compensation.

Current Legislation . A searchable site for the current or prior legislative session. Scroll down the page for a search form.

Legislative Analyst's Office for a summary and analysis of the proposed 1996-97 State Budget, plus studies on Child Abuse in California, Reforming the Prison Industry Authority, California's Economy, and more.

Federal Government Sites

FedWorld Information Network The central access point for locating information published by the United States government.

Bureau of Labor Statistics Data. Try the Selective Access option to design a survey output on your search terms.

U.S. Census Bureau This is another site where you can design your own output. Click on Access Tools.

Thomas Congressional Records, maintained by the Library of Congress. This is a searchable database, to find records of bills before the present Congress (105th Session) and the last one (104th).

All Things Considered An alternative view of Washington from the citizen's perspective. Recent speeches by Bill and Newt, political scandals ignored by mainstream media, etc.

Weberals: Pathways on the Web The Left Side of the Web. Links to FAIR (Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting), Cubaweb, Turn Left, CovertAction Quarterly, and People for the American Way.

United Nations Online

The White House official web site

Yahoo sub-directory of political science sources

Yahoo sub-directory of government sources