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Area studies and comparative politics

As pursued in the United State, area studies and comparative politics traditionally has dealt with the politics of countries and global regions other than the US. The modern nation-state – its support, its evolution, it alternatives, and its future in the face of globalization – has been a focal point. Tech's international studies program blends the subfields of comparative politics and international relations.

Getting started with academic research | Overview of area studies and comparative politics | Recommended databases | Country profiles


    Bruce Pencek

  •     Bruce Pencek
  • Bruce Pencek
  • College Librarian for Social Sciences & History
  • (540) 231-2140
  • (540) 231-2140 (Newman Library 3050 office -- for most purposes)
  • bpencek@vt.edu
  • 3050 Newman Library, 560 Drillfield Drive
    Blacksburg, VA 24062-9001

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