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POL 242: Southeast Asian Politics: Scholarly, Academic, News Resources


This research guide is designed for students doing research in the politics of South Asia. If you run into any problems, or need more assistance, don't hesitate to contact me or to request a personal research session. ~ Rosalind Tedford

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Background Information Sourcs

If you need somewhere to begin your research, here are some of the best bets for finding context for your research topic!

Search for ZSR Resources in Primo

Search tips for searching our content in Primo: 
  • Phrase Searching: "Communist Party" "Aung San Suu Kyi" (use quotes whenever you search a phrase for better results)
  • Corruption Thailand (add in the country or region as a search term for more targeted results)
  • Econom* Singapore (truncate words with the * to include any ending - this would get you economY and economIC)

Scholarly Journal Databases in Political Science (and related disciplines)

The databases below are the ones most frequently used by students doing political science research. The list starts with the politics-specific databases but also lists the many databases we have in related disciplines that often contain relevant sources. Politics is a very interdisciplinary thing, so looking at other databases is often very useful! 

Databases for General International Politics and Government 

Databases for International Military and Security Issues

Databases for International Policy and Issues 

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