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Political science is the study of human behavior as it relates to political situations. It involves the examination of institutions, processes, people, ideas and policies. The study of political science develops cultural literacy, critical thinking and other useful skills-- Description from Political Science department website, accessed 07/15/13.
Before you start searching, you must identify relevant key terms for your topic. Below are a few examples of key terms to try for political science:
Here a few examples of politics-related search terms that you can use to find items in the library catalog. Note that adding the word "AND" will combine the key terms to give a narrower set of results:
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