* THEMES IN COMPARATIVE POLITICS - Area Studies - Online Resource Guide to Political Inquiry *

| Dr. Michael Dartnell | Department of Political Science | University of Windsor | Windsor | Ontario | Canada |

General | Comparative Studies and Foreign Governments (U.B.C.) | Good Government and Best Practices (School of Public Policy, University of Birmingham) | Kearl's Guide to the Sociology of Family | Political Resources on the Net | "Processes of State Formation and Nation Building" (Norbert Elias) | Roberto Ortíz de Zárate's Political Datasets | Social indicators (U.N. Statistics Division) | Statistical Resources on the Web (University of Michigan Documents Center) |

Constitutions and law | Constitutions of the World (Kingwood College Library) | Constitutions of the World (FindLaw) | Findlaw | JURIST - The Law Professors' Network (University of Pittsburgh) | Global Legal Information Network (GLIN - Law Library of Congress) | International Constitutional Law | Maritime conventions and treaties (Edwin Ginn Library, Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University) | Multilaterals Project (ongoing project designed to make available texts of international multilateral conventions and other instruments, Edwin Ginn Library, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University) | U.N. Treaty Collection |

Elections | Campaign for Electoral Reform (Canada) | Canadians for Proportional Representation | The Center for Voting and Democracy (U.S. electoral reform group) | Centre for Election Studies (University of Waterloo) | Centre for Research into Elections and Social Trends (CREST - University of Strathclyde) | Charter 88 (group campaigning for broad democratic reform in U.K.) | Election Notes (University of Michigan) | Elections and Electoral Systems Around the World (Keele University) | Elections: Results and Voting Systems (proportional representation) | Elections around the world (Wilfrid Derksen) | Elections around the world | Election Notes (Klipsan Press) | Electoral Behaviour and Political Parties (U.B.C.) | Electoral Reform Society (U.K.) | International Foundation for Election Systems | Lijphart Elections Archive (University of California, San Diego) | National Election Studies and The Comparative Study of Electoral Systems (University of Michigan) | New Zealand Elections Site and the mixed-member proportional system | New Zealand Election Study (NZES) | PR Library: Readings on Proportional Representation | Parliamentary and Presidential elections around the World | Presidential Elections Statistics (graphs with results of every U.S. presidential election from 1789 to present) | Proportional Representation Society of Australia | Recent Election Results (Klipsan Press) | Single Transferable Vote | Specialist Group on Elections, Public Opinion and Parties in Britain (EPOP) | U.S. Election Map Bank (national and regional maps for 1988, 1992, and 1996 presidential elections) |

History | Historical Text Archive (Mississippi State University) | Index of Resources for Historians (University of Kansas) | Modern World History (BBC Education) | NARA Archival Information Locator (NAIL) (National Archives and Records Administration) | Picturing Power: Posters of the Cultural Revolution (Ohio State University) | The World Wide Web Virtual Library: History |

Nationalism | A Comparison of the Theories Behind Geographic Boundaries | Homelands Movements Worldwide Site | International Boundaries News Database (University of Durham) | International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights | Jay's National Liberation Movements and Third World Solidarity Links | The Micronations Page | Nation Planet | Nationalism Links | Nationalism Studies (Graduate School in Social Sciences, University of Edinburgh) | U.N. Charter |

Parliaments | Assembly of the WEU | Centre for Legislative Studies (University of Hull) | Commonwealth Parliamentary Association | Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly | European Parliament | Inter-Parliamentary Union and Websites of National Parliaments | Latin American Parliament | National Parliaments | North Atlantic Assembly | Parliaments around the World | Parliamentary Assembly of the OSCE | United Nations |

Political economy | Berkeley Roundtable on the International Economy (BRIE - University of California at Berkeley) | Birmingham Summit of the Eight on the Internet | CIA Publications and Handbooks (global factbooks and economic statistics) | Council for European Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA) | Export Development Corporation (Canada) - Country Risks and Opportunities | Foreign Trade Information System (Organization of American States) | Global Agricultural Biotechnology Association | Handbook of International Economic Statistics, 1997 (CIA) | Institute for Global Communication | International Business Resources (Internet trade directory) | International Political Economy (York University) | The International Political Economy Network (Communications for a Sustainable Future) | International Trade Administration (U.S. Department of Commerce) | Jane's Information Net | Labornet | NFOWEB International Trade Law Library | Resources for Economists on the Internet - WWW Virtual Library | SOSIG - World - Political Economy | Trade Data Online (US and Canadian import and export statistics) | University of Toronto G7 Information Centre | United States Trade Representative | WorldClass (index of top global trade sites) |

Political leadership | Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments (CIA) | Political Leaders, 1945- |

Political parties | Directory of Parties on the Net | European Political Parties (EUPOP) | Political Parties, Interest Groups, and Other Movements | Political Resources on the Net | Richard Kimber's Guide to Political Parties | Worldwide Directory of Parties |

Religion | Atheism | Bahá'í World | The Buddhism World | Christian Denominations & Sects (Yahoo!) | Hare Krishna Home Page | The Hindu Universe | Hinduism, An Introduction | The Holy See (official site of the Vatican) | Islamic Center of Southern California Homepage | Islamic Texts and Resources MetaPage | Judaism and Jewish Resources | Project Genesis Torah on the Information Superhighway | Religion Online | Scholarly Web Resources in Buddhism | Scholarly Web Resources in Confucianism and Taoism |

Women's issues | Women in Parliaments and Comparison of the number of women in 177 legislatures | Feminism and Women's Issues (York University) |

Workplace issues | AFL-CIO (U.S.) | Canadian Labour Congress - Hot Issues and Policy Papers | Human Resources Development Canada | IGC LaborNet and union sites around the world | International Labour Organization and International Labour Standards & Human Rights | Statistics Canada - Labour employment and unemployment | Trades Union Congress (UK) | U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics - Union Membership |


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If any links remain inactive after several attempts, if you would like to add links or documents, or if you have questions, please contact Michael Dartnell at: mdartne@uwindsor.ca.
Last update: October 25, 2000.