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PUBPOL 101: Introduction to Policy Analysis: US/China/International

US Government

The Legislative Process 
A guide that starts with the whole picture, then tracks each step of the process of passing a law, with links to the resources--on the Web and at Duke--that document it.

Congress A to Z
CQ Press book for quick lookup of terms. 

Complete Idiot’s Guide to the US Constitution
Includes theory & history, plus explanation of each Article and Amendment; also essays on current constitutional issues like Presidential power.

Oxford Guide to the US Government
This links to the e-book, available to Duke users online. Also in print in Reference. a good place to start for exploring all aspects of US government

FDSys (Federal Digital System) GPO's new site for all sorts of US government documents

China Government

Chinalaw Info 北大法宝


Political Handbook of the World
Covers every country in the world and intergovernmental organizations; with extensive political background, economics, social movements, history and leadership of political parties, and current issues

The Economist

IHS Connect
Search for market and finance data by country. Includes a country's profile, current political, economic, legal, tax, security risk news, and long term (5 year) financial projections

Oxford Analytica

Current intelligence and geopolitical analysis for businesses and government agencies' use in strategic decision-making