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Foreign Policy Studies

Dispute Resolution List. DISPUTE-RES is a list oriented around alternative dispute resolution issues. The body of the message should be subscribe DISPUTE-RES firstname lastname.
Foreign Policy Syllabi Archive maintained by Pamela Howard at the University of South Carolina. The file provides a directory of the files available. All syllabi are listed by the last name of the instructor.
Foreign Policy In Focus
International Studies Association Foreign Policy List. ISAFP is a discussion group dedicated to the scholarly discussion of foreign policy. An archive is available. The body of the message should be subscribe ISAFP firstname lastname.
Public Opinion and Foreign Policy Journal. The body of the message should be subscribe POFP-J firstname lastname.
Public Opinion and Foreign Policy List. The body of the message should be subscribe POFP-L firstname lastname.

General Political Science

European Consortium for Political Research E-Conference. ECPR-PILOT is concerned with the development and teaching of political science in Europe. There are approximately 2000 individual members in 154 academic institutons throughout Western Europe. The body of the message should be subscribe ECPR-PILOT firstname lastname.
ITP Nelson Political Science.  A vast collection of reseources devoted equally to general political science and Canadian Politics.  A very useful colllection of links and information.
Political Methodology.  An archive of papers from the Political Methodology Section of the APSA as well as a collection of useful links.
Political Psychology List. POL-PSYCH is sponsored by the International Society of Political Psychology and the Political Psychology Section of the American Political Science Association and is open to all discussions of issues in political psychology. The body of the message should be subscribe POL-PSYCH firstname lastname.
Political Research Quarterly, the Official Publication of the Western Political Science Association.
Political Science Cyberclasses. A collection of links to political science class syllabi and resources.
Political Science Digest. POLI-SCI. The body of the message should be subscribe POLI-SCI firstname lastname.
Political Science Research Page.
Political Science World Wide Web Server Directory.
Politics of Science and Technology List. POL-SCI-TECH is a list devoted to discussing democratic politics of science and technology worldwide. The body of the message should be subscribe POL-SCI-TECH firstname lastname.
Political Science Mailing List is a private list for those researching, teaching or studying political science and for practicians of politics. Send subscription request to Markus Schlegel. An alternate address is also available.
Political Science Research and Teaching E-Conference. PSRT-L is a moderated E-Conference which deals with issues of interest to professional political scientists, both researchers and teachers. The E-Conference is not intended to serve as a public forum for debate over current issues in politics, as other lists already fill that niche. The body of the message should be subscribe PSRT-L firstname lastname.
Project Vote Smart, the winner of the 1998 award from the Computers and Multimedia Section of the APSA for best web site, is a useful collection of information about candidates for election in the United States.  It also provides resources to track the activities of Congress..
Rational Choice Theory List. RMTUCKER_CHOICE is an electronic forum owned by Richard Tucker devoted to rational choice theory, in general, and choice-theoretic work in international relations/international political economy, in particular. Information on employment, scholarships, courses, and conferenes is also encouraged. The body of the message should be subscribe RMTUCKER_CHOICE email (firstname lastname).
PolyCy. A collection of Political Science Syllabi.
Social Sciences Research and Instructional Council Teaching Resources Depository
Teaching Politics: Techniques & Technologies
The World Lecture Hall Political Science Resources.

International Politics

Centers, Institutes, and University Departments

Center for Security Studies and Conflict Research, Zurich, Switzerland.
The Fourth World Documentation Project. A site devoted to providing information on indigenous peoples, sovereignty, self-determination, and human rights issues. Contact the administrator for more information.
Graduate School of International Relations at the University of Kent at Canterbury (United Kingdom).
International Affairs Network of the University of Pittsburgh.
Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University (Canada).
One World Online. This site is an extensive collection of information on global issues, including documents, on global justice, conflict, trade, international aid, education, human rights, population, and human development. Also provided are daily news summaries and information on development and relief agencies.
Ridgeway Center for International Security Studies at the University of Pittsburg.
York University Global Politics Web Server (Canada).

General International Politics

The Australian National University runs two general lists that are pertinent to the study of international relations and development for political scientists. The body of the message should be subscribe LISTNAME firstname lastname.


CONFLICTNET is a network of people dedicated to the constructive resolution of conflict. ConflictNet enhances the work of conflict resolution groups and individuals, and links the worldwide conflict relosution community. ConflictNet offers current information on conflict resolution, including facilitated topical discussions on critical issues in the field, current legislation, and conference and training activity. The director is John Helie.
Microstate Communications is a discussion forum for the technical, political, and legal aspects of information technology in small states. Mitch Leventhal is the director of the forum.
Political Geography. GEOPOL is a list devoted to all aspects of political geography for both political scientists and geographers. The body of the message should be subscribe GEOPOL firstname lastname.
Scientific Study of International Proceses. RMTUCKER_SSIP is an electronic forum owned by Richard Tucker devoted to the quantitative study of international policics. Information on employment, scholarships, courses, and conferenes is also encouraged. The body of the message should be subscribe RMTUCKER_SSIP email (firstname lastname).
Terrorism List. TERRORISM is a forum to discuss non-political aspects of terrorism and terrorist attacks worldwide, oriented towards academics and counterterrorism professionals. Political discussion and personal attacks are strongly discouraged. The body of the message should be subscribe TERRORISM email firstname lastname.

International Health

The World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland can be contacted through Mr. Shunichi Akazawa, Network Manager, Mr. David Berg, Director, Information Technology office, Mr. Jim Duppenthaler, Dissemination of Health Statistics, or Dr. K. Hata, Information Manager, Tropical Diseases Research.

International Law

Foreign and International Law Librarians List. The body of the message should be subscribe INT-LAW firstname lastname.

International Security

International Security Network. ISN is operated in conjunction with over 100 Institutions operates a virtual library on all aspects of international security. The body of the message should be subscribe ISN firstname lastname. The list operates in conjunction with the NATO Integrated Data Service. For information contact Chris Scheurweghs or Thomas Koeppel. It is archived at the following sites: NATO Web, Switzerland, and NATO Gopher.

Proliferation Issues

Arms Digest. ARMS-D deals with all aspects of the arms race and proliferation. The body of the message should be subscribe ARMS-D firstname lastname.
Arms Proliferation Issues List. ARMS-L is owned by Rob Gross and deals with all policy issues concerning peace, war, national security, arms and armaments, and prolifieration. The body of the message should be subscribe ARMS-L firstname lastname.
Defense and Security Network. DEFSEC is devoted to all aspects of defense and security in domestic and international contexts. The body of the message should be subscribe DEFSEC firstname lastname.

Professional Societies

American Political Science Association. The Computers and Multimedia Section also maintains a newsletter regarding section and APSA business.
Community Development Society. The International Community Development Society was founded in 1969 as a professional association offering a global perspective on community development. This service is maintained by Al Boss.
International Relations Student Union. The body of the message should be subscribe IRSU-L firstname lastname.
International Society of Political Psychology.
International Studies Association.
Scholarly Societies Project.
Third World Studies Association. THDWRLD is devoted to scholarly discussion of all issues in the context of the third world, including political economy, strong state vs. weak state issues, state-society relations, political insititions, political culture, economic development, nationalism, and post-colonial history. The body of the message should be subscribe THDWRLD firstname lastname.


 

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