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Welcome to the Scribner Library research guide for Political Science.
Political science is "the study of government and political processes, institutions, and behavior," Columbia Encyclopedia definition.
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Subject Compilations of State Laws
Comprehensive source for identifying articles, books, government documents, loose-leaf services, court opinions and Internet sites that compare state laws on hundreds of subjects. Coverage is from 1960 to present.