International Relations represents the study of foreign affairs and global issues among states within the international system - including the roles of states and non-state participants. Areas of interest in the field include:
|Foreign Governments/States||Power & International Relations|
|InterGovernmental Organizations (IGOs)||Comparative Foreign Policy|
|Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)||Diplomacy|
| Political Theory & International Relations
(aka Realism / Idealism / Neoliberalism / Marxism /
Functionalism & International Relations)
|Multinational Corporations (MNCs)||International Law|
As this area touches on areas dealing with a wide range of players (i.e. various Governments and NGOs), International Law, Foreign Governments, International Relations & events unfolding in Foreign Countries, you may need to consult a wide array of information sources.
To locate Journal Articles on:
For more information on IGOs, NGOs, INGOs and MNCs go to the section of the Libguide that deals with International Organizations.
For access to Legal Documents pertaining to International Law, consult the Legal Resources listed in this Libguide.
For current information about International Affairs consult one of the Library's Newspaper Databases.
Databases of Relevance to International Relations include:
For a Historical Treatment of International Relations, you will need to consult:
For information about the Moral and Ethical aspects of International Relations (e.g. dealing with Genocide), try consulting databases such as:
If your topic deals with how different groups (Women, First Nations, etc) are effected by events occuring around the world you may also wish to consult databases that cite literature related to them. They are listed below.
There are a few good places to look for journal articles in the areas of Political Theory and Political Philosophy. These include:
At times, you may be looking fo a Historical Treatment of any one of these topics (e.g. past Fascist regimes). If you need this type of information consult one of the following History Databases:
If you are a student or faculty member at Brandon University, you can access databases from off campus.
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