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POS 1001 PBSC - Introduction to Political Science

This is the library guide is for Professor Harris's Political Science Class.  It is divided into parts to assist with finding information for your research assignment:

Political science is the scientific study of politics. It is a social science dealing with systems of governance and power, and the analysis of political activities, political thought, political behavior, and associated constitutions and laws.

Modern political science can generally be divided into the three subdisciplines of comparative politics, international relations, and political theory. Other notable subdisciplines are public policy and administration, domestic politics and government (often studied within comparative politics), political economy, and political methodology. Furthermore, political science is related to and draws upon, the fields of economics, law, sociology, history, philosophy, human geography, journalism, political anthropology, psychology, and social policy.

The purpose of this guide is to provide, you the researcher, with the ability to do research on the subject area of Political Science. You will have the ability to search the library catalog and access our databases and journals all from within this course guide. This guide also provides you with a list of Political Science Primary Source Websites, along with important information regarding library services and departments that may prove useful to you while you are doing research. 

Also: Check out our Political Science Subject Guide!

 

Wimberly Library Hours Boca Campus

Fall 2022 Semester Hours (Boca Raton):

The library building is open for the Fall 2022 semester from 7:40 am - 12:00 midnight, Monday-Thursday, 10:30 am - 6 pm on Saturday, and noon-midnight on Sunday (see our hours page for any changes).