Scholarly encyclopedia covering human rights theory, practice, law, and history. Includes articles on organizations and institutions, human rights events and crises, and human rights norms.
Up-to-date profiles of countries of the world. Includes political histories, economic statistics, and directory-style information on politics, media, and business. A "comparative statistics" section can be used to generate tables of comparative data on countries in formats suitable for exporting into Excel or SPSS.
Scholarly encyclopedia covering historical, political, theoretical, and philosophical issues relating to peace and conflict. Includes coverage of world leaders, major historical and current events, organizations, and theories.
Index of journal articles, books, and conference papers in political science and related fields. Includes a substantial amount of full text.
A valuable resource for anyone wanting thoughtful coverage and analyses of international affairs. This site can be used not just for peace studies, but also for international relations, history, etc.
Collection of major Chinese governmental data on the national, provincial, city, and county levels. Includes areas such as population, employment, industry, education, agriculture, trade, public health, and much more.
Reports written by the Congressional Research Service for members of Congress on policy issues.
Collections of declassified documents covering US policy decisions around nuclear escalation and non-proliferation, the space race and military uses of space, and the Cuban missile crisis. Also includes collections of documents covering US foreign policy in relation to: Argentina; China; Colombia; Cuba; Mexico; South Africa; and North and South Korea.
Basic information from the European Union server on EU policies, key issues, institutions, etc.
List of links for locating web sites of ministries of foreign affairs from the United States Institute of Peace. Useful when searching for a government's position on a foreign policy issue.
Collection of documents from the British Foreign Office covering political relationships and significant events in the Middle East in the 1970s. Includes documentation on the involvement of the U.S. and Russia as well as the UK.
Collection of primary source documents from Presidential libraries, Departments of State and Defense, NSA, CIA, AID, foreign affairs agencies, and private papers of individuals involved in formulating U.S. foreign policy. Selected volumes online. Complete print version available in Skillman Library (Call No. JX 233 .A3).
Full text of annual reports (2002 to present) detailing political and civil rights in countries and territories of the world. Includes "ratings of freedom" for each country from 1973 to present. Also includes reports and rankings on freedom of the press in various countries.
Full text of important international human rights documents. From the University of Minnesota Human Rights Library.
Index of major journals in the humanities and social sciences.
English translations of national and international constitutional documents.
Collection of documents covering the history and growth of tourism and travel in American the UK from the perspectives both of travelers and the travel industry.
English translations of Middle Eastern media ("special dispatches") plus analysis of media reports ("inquiry and analysis").
Collection of resolutions, agreements, statements, etc. relating to the history of the modern Middle East, particularly Israel, Palestine, and peace attempts. Part of Yale Law School's Avalon Project.
Data on international migration and refugee trends by country. Includes country profiles with discussions of migration policies and patterns and detailed data on foreign-born residents of the U.S.
Major collection of oral histories, personal accounts, correspondence, shipping records, and many other primary sources covering the experience of migration from Europe and Asia to the United States, Canada, Caribbean, Australia and New Zealand.
Collection of declassified United States government documents on foreign affairs and national security since World War II. Documents are grouped by topic or region of the world and cover nuclear history, U.S. intelligence and government secrecy, humanitarian interventions, the 9/11 attacks, and more.
Gateway to digitized full-text historic newspapers from foreign countries and the U.S. (Note that resources followed by a dollar sign are subscription resources and may not be available at Lafayette.)
Primary document collections related to the development of NATO and the Warsaw Pact during the Cold War, their mutual threat perceptions, and military plans.
Database of political information, documents, and links on Western Hemisphere politics, focusing on Latin America. From the Center for Latin American Studies (Georgetown Univ.) and the Organization of American States.
Data on the volume, origin, and types of aid and resource flows to over 150 developing countries and territories. From the OECD.
A set of databases covering international conflict and peacekeeping. Includes summaries of conflicts and data on military expenditures, arms production, and nuclear capabilities. From the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
This portal from the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism includes a Global Terrorism Database, datasets on terrorism, and an index of research on terrorism, counter terrorism, radicalization, and more.
Archive of translated activist papers from the 2011 Egyptian uprising and its aftermath. Sponsored by UCLA.
Reports and other information for 56 countries (Europe, U.S., former Soviet republics) on hate crimes, racism, homophobia, anti-semitism, and related topics. From the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights.
News from Central and Eastern Europe and countries of the former Soviet Union. Includes searchable archive back to 1994 and annual country surveys covering politics, international relations, the economy, and social issues.
Diaries and correspondence, plus some illustrations, describing the motivations for and experiences of travel by 19th & 20th century American women to destinations across the globe.
Official website of the U.N. Contains relevant information on this institution, its members, meetings, resolutions, etc.
Collection of full-text, United Nations documents related to the question of Palestine and the Arab-Israeli conflict in the Middle East from 1917 to the present.
Covers international law as it relates to women's rights and women's issues. Includes references to scholarly articles, United Nations publications, reports from non-governmental organizations, and legal cases, plus annotated links to other web sites. From the law library at the University of Toronto.
Collection of official records, monographs, publicity, artwork, and artifacts, and more covering all the World's Fairs from Crystal Palace 1851 to Montreal 1967, plus other exhibitions and expos through to the modern day.