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POLI 227: Developing Areas/Introduction

This guide assists Professor Deniel Douek's students in writing their research paper.

Handbooks & Dictionaries

Use the following handbooks to find basic background information (history, political system, etc.) of the countries of your interest. Use at least 2 sources for comparison.

Southeast Asia


The articles and the annotated bibliographies in Oxford Bibliographies were written by world-renowned scholars in Political Science, and peer-reviewed. Examine 1 or 2 articles to get a general overview on the topic of your interest, and also find recommended sources.

Academic Books & Journals


To search for articles (text only) among multiple news sources:
To access the original newspapers:

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