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Political Science

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LC Classification

Library of Congress Classification (used for books)

J = Political Science


  • J General legislative and executive papers
  • JA Political science (General)
  • JC Political theory
  • JF Political institutions and public administration
  • JJ Political institutions and public administration (North America)
  • JK Political institutions and public administration (United States)
  • JL Political institutions and public administration (Canada, Latin America, etc.)
  • JN Political institutions and public administration (Europe)
  • JQ Political institutions and public administration (Asia, Africa, Australia, Pacific Area, etc.)
  • JS Local government. Municipal government
  • JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
  • JX International law, see JZ and KZ (obsolete)
  • JZ International relation


  • K Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence
  • KB Religious law in general. Comparative religious law. Jurisprudence
  • KBM Jewish law
  • KBP Islamic law
  • KBR History of canon law
  • KBU Law of the Roman Catholic Church. The Holy See, United Kingdom and Ireland KD-KDK
  • KDZ America. North America
  • KE Canada
  • KF United States
  • KG Latin America - Mexico and Central America - West Indies. Caribbean area
  • KH South America
  • KJ-KKZ  Europe
  • KL-KWX Asia and Eurasia, Africa, Pacific Area, and Antarctica
  • KZ Law of nations