This guide provides links to resources and services to help with your research for Gov 94of: Law and Politics in Multicultural Democracies taught by Dr. Ofrit Liviatan.  If you have questions about Library resources and services, I would be happy to hear from you.

Kathleen Sheehan
Research Librarian and Liaison to
the Departments of Government,
Psychology & Sociology

Selected Reference Sources for Background


  • Oxford Handbooks Online covers areas including history, law, political science, and religion. (online)
  • The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan "fact tank" that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. It does not take positions on policy issues. (online)



  • Europa World: provides basic country data as well as information on government, econmic affairs and recent history on more than 250 countries and territories. (online)
  • Constitution Project (online)
  • World Factbook is produced annually by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), providing brief surveys of the economic, geographic and political conditions of some 267 countries, and other entities. Past issues available in the database HeinOnline. (online)

Gender and Sexuality

Race & Ethnicity