Politics & International Relations

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Sometimes you may want to try specific databases or journals - perhaps your lecturer has recommended particular names as a good way of finding articles. This section lists key sources for Politics and International Relations.

An essential peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary journal covering the Caucasus – the independent republics of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, de facto entities in the area and the North Caucasian republics and regions of the Russian Federation.

fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

A key, peer-reviewed journal covering the history, politics, cultures, religions and economies of the Central Asian and Caucasian regions. 

fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

An essential, peer-reviewed journal covering political developments in individual post-communist countries, together with cross-country comparative analyses, and studies relating the post-communist region to other parts of the world.

fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

The main, peer-reviewed journal focusing on the history and current political, social and economic affairs of the countries of the former 'communist bloc' of the Soviet Union, Eastern Europe and Asia. 

fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

A key, peer-reviewed journal on the polities, economies, societies and foreign relations of Russia and other republics of the former USSR.

fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

A top, peer-reviewed journal covering current economic, political, security and international developments and trends affecting post-communist countries.


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