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"Political Science/Government" (20 results)
Almanac of American Politics 2020Analyzes elected political figures in the House and Senate, governors, big city mayors and the presidency. Detailed geographic, social, economic, political and cultural analyses are also provided for electoral districts, states and territories. Biographical information includes voting records and rankings by liberal and conservative political interest groups. Lists of historical election results, the current membership of House and Senate Committees and a list of major political interest groups are also included. WIU USERS ONLY.Political Science/Government
Basic Facts about the United NationsA comprehensive handbook that explains the structure of the United Nations, how it works, and the role played by its principal organs and organizations. Chapters explore UN contributions to international peace and security, economic and social development, human rights; humanitarian action, international law; and decolonization. Political Science/Government
Budget of the United StatesBudget of the United States Government is a collection of documents that contains the budget message of the President, information about the President's budget proposals for a given fiscal year, and other budgetary publications that have been issued throughout the fiscal year.Political Science/Government (US Legislative Info)Offers full text of recent and current bills from Congress. Searchable by bill number or by key word(s). Current bills also searchable by subject and popular title. Other legislative information links provided.Political Science/Government
Congressional DirectoryThe official directory of the U.S. Congress, presenting: short biographies of each member of the Senate and House; committee memberships, terms of service, administrative assistants and/or secretaries, and room and telephone numbers for Members of Congress; and lists officials of the courts, military establishments, and other Federal departments and agencies, including D.C. government officials, governors of states and territories, foreign diplomats, and members of the press, radio, and television galleries. Political Science/Government
Constitution Annotated"The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation" is written in plain English for a wide audience. Both browsable and searchable, it provides a comprehensive record of how the Constitution has been interpreted over time. It includes discussions of the Supreme Court's latest decisions, along with many links to the documents themselves.Political Science/Government
CQ Magazine (formerly CQ Weekly)Please use "Search CQ Magazine" option at top. Covers virtually every act of Congress, delivering nonpartisan news and analysis. Contains in-depth reports on issues, plus a complete wrap up of the news, including the status of bills in play, behind-the-scenes maneuvering, committee and floor activity, debates and all roll-call votes. WIU USERS ONLY.Political Science/Government
Digest of Motor LawsThe AAA Digest of Motor Laws is an online compendium of laws and rules related to driving and owning a motor vehicle in the United States and Canada. Browse each state's traffic laws, vehicle titling and registration requirements, fees and taxes, driver's licenses, and traffic safety.Political Science/Government
Encyclopedia of Activism and Social JusticeThe Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice presents a comprehensive overview of the field with topics of varying dimensions, breadth, and length. This three-volume Encyclopedia is designed for readers to understand the topics, concepts, and ideas that motivate and shape the fields of activism, civil engagement, and social justice and includes biographies of the major thinkers and leaders who have influenced and continue to influence the study of activism. WIU USERS ONLY.Political Science/Government
Encyclopedia of GovernanceA one-stop point of reference for the diverse and complex topics surrounding governance from post-WWII to the 1970s. Concentrates primarily on topics related to the changing nature and role of the state in recent times and the ways in which these roles have been conceptualized in the areas of political science, public administration, political economy, and sociology. WIU USERS ONLY.Political Science/Government
Encyclopedia of Political CommunicationDiscusses the major theoretical approaches to the field, including direct and limited effects theories, agenda-setting theories, sociological theories, framing and priming theories, and other past and present conceptualizations. The nearly 600 entries pay considerable attention to political speeches, televised political advertising, political posters and print advertising, televised political debates, and Internet sites. WIU USERS ONLY.Political Science/Government
Encyclopedia of Politics: The Left and The RightContains over 450 articles on individuals, movements, political parties, and ideological principles. Themes include: countries/regions; "isms"; laws; political issues; political movements; political parties; and people. WIU USERS ONLY.Political Science/Government
Green Politics: An A-to-Z GuideComprises some of the essential concepts, actors, institutions, and processes in green politics today. Draws on several academic arenas from economics and political science to political ecology and sociology, and focuses on a range of green issues from industrial pollution to indigenous rights. WIU USERS ONLY.Political Science/Government
Guide to U.S. Foreign PolicyTraces not only the growth and development of diplomatic policies and traditions but also the shifts in public opinion that shape diplomatic trends. Analyzes key world events that have determined the changing U.S. relations with other nations. Political Science/Government
Illinois County Data Book, 7th Edition (2013)Collects in one place the major demographic, economic, and political statistics for each Illinois county. The appendices list counties by representative, legislative, and Congressional districts.Political Science/Government
PollingReport.comAn "independent, nonpartisan resource" on trends in American public opinion.Political Science/Government
Project Vote SmartNonpartisan information about congressional office holders including voting records and performance evaluations from special interest groups. Additional information about presidential candidates, campaign finance, names and addresses of representatives, and individual political issues. Political Science/Government
State Government InformationOrganized by the Library of Congress, includes links to state sites, organizations, and state maps.Political Science/Government
ThisNationProvides factual, unbiased information about government and politics in the United States of America. Contains an introductory American Government text and a library of historical documents including Supreme Court decisions, Executive Orders, speeches, public laws & resolutions, political essays, treaties, pacts & agreements, and constitutions of other nations.Political Science/Government
U.S. Government ManualProvides comprehensive information on the agencies of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches. Also includes information on quasi-official agencies; international organizations in which the United States participates; and boards, commissions, and committees. Political Science/Government