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International Relations: Beginning Your Research

This guide will help you find information about individual countries, international affairs, and foreign policy.

General Reference Books

Reference books are used to give you a starting point for your research, providing you with an overview of a topic and an introduction to the specific vocabulary of subject. They will give you the "big picture" and provide you with a starting point for more specific searching.

Encyclopedia of International Relations and Global Politics
REF JZ1160 .E5 2005

Encyclopedia of Public International Law
REF JX1226.E5

Greenwood Encyclopedia of International Relations
REF JZ1160 .N65 2002

International Encyclopedia of Environmental Politics 
REF GE170 .I55 2002

International Encyclopedia of Elections 
REF JF1001 .I57 2000

International Encyclopedia of Human Rights 
REF JC571 .M3243 2000

Oxford Handbook of International Relations 
REF JZ1242 .O94 2008

Routledge Encyclopedia of International Political Economy 
REF HF1359 .R68 2001

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