A research guide to introduce you to the field of political science. You'll find the materials, search tools, and other resources you need to start your research. If you need any assistance, please contact your librarian.
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Designed to meet the scope and sequence of your course, OpenStax Introduction to Political Science provides a strong foundation in global political systems, exploring how and why political realities unfold. Rich with examples of individual and national social action, this text emphasizes students’ role in the political sphere and equips them to be active and informed participants in civil society.