BISAC Subject Headings List

Political Science

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POLITICAL SCIENCE

Use economic-oriented subjects in this section for works discussing economic policy. For works discussing economics from a theoretical or historical viewpoint, use economic-oriented subjects in the BUSINESS & ECONOMICS

Multiple subjects in this and other sections may be used to describe a work fully: for example, a book about the 2012 U.S. presidential election could be assigned "POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / Campaigns & Elections" and "HISTORY / United States / 21st Century".

Use "POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Services & Welfare" for works dealing with government administration of social programs and use "SOCIAL SCIENCE / Social Work" for works of an instructional, theoretical, or historical nature.

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POLITICAL SCIENCE / General

POL040000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government / General

POL040010

POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government / Executive Branch

POL040030

POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government / Judicial Branch

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POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government / Legislative Branch

POL040040

POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government / Local

POL030000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government / National

POL020000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government / State

POL039000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Censorship

POL003000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Civics & Citizenship

POL004000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Civil Rights

POL045000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Colonialism & Post-Colonialism

POL046000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Commentary & Opinion

POL009000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Comparative Politics

 

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Congress see American Government / Legislative Branch

POL022000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Constitutions

POL064000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Corruption & Misconduct

POL032000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Essays

 

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Federal Government see American Government / National or headings under World

POL061000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Genocide & War Crimes

POL062000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Geopolitics

POL033000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Globalization

POL010000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / History & Theory

POL035010

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Human Rights

POL047000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Imperialism

POL036000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Intelligence & Espionage

POL048000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Intergovernmental Organizations

POL011000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General

POL001000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / Arms Control

POL011010

POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / Diplomacy

POL011020

POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / Trade & Tariffs

POL021000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / Treaties

POL013000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Labor & Industrial Relations

POL014000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Law Enforcement

POL041000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations)

POL034000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Peace

POL023000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Economy

POL035000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Freedom

POL042000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / General

POL042010

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Anarchism

POL042060

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Capitalism

POL005000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Communism, Post-Communism & Socialism

POL042020

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Conservatism & Liberalism

POL007000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Democracy

POL042030

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Fascism & Totalitarianism

POL042050

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Libertarianism

POL031000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Nationalism & Patriotism

 

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Racism see SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination

POL042040

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Radicalism

POL016000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / General

POL008000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / Campaigns & Elections

POL065000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / Media & Internet

POL043000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / Political Advocacy

POL015000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / Political Parties

 

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Practical Politics see headings under Political Process

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POLITICAL SCIENCE / Privacy & Surveillance (see also SOCIAL SCIENCE / Privacy & Surveillance)

POL049000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Propaganda

POL017000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Affairs & Administration

POL071000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Opinion Polling

POL028000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / General

POL067000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Agriculture & Food Policy (see also SOCIAL SCIENCE / Agriculture & Food)

POL002000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development

 

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Commercial Policy see BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Commercial Policy

POL050000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Communication Policy

POL038000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Cultural Policy

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POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Economic Policy

 

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Education see headings under EDUCATION / Educational Policy & Reform

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POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Energy Policy

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POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Environmental Policy

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POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Health Care

POL070000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Immigration

POL069000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Military Policy

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POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Regional Planning

POL063000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Science & Technology Policy

POL029000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Policy

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POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Security

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POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Services & Welfare

POL018000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Reference

POL072000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Religion, Politics & State

POL012000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Security (National & International)

 

POLITICAL SCIENCE / State & Local Government see American Government / Local or American Government / State

POL037000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Terrorism

POL051000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Utopias

POL052000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / Women in Politics

POL040020

POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / General

POL053000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / African

POL054000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian

POL055000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Australian & Oceanian

POL056000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Canadian

POL057000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Caribbean & Latin American

POL058000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / European

POL059000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Middle Eastern

POL060000

POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Russian & Soviet

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