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International Studies

International Studies


The time for increased focus on International Studies is now.  The world has taken a sharp turn inward, in terms of politics. One now regularly reads or hears descriptions of a world promoting nativism and xenophobia. 

This inward trend is clearly stated in the political campaigns if the current administration in the White House but also in the Brexit movement in the U.K. and in political campaigns in Europeans countries such as the Netherlands, France, Hungary, and  Austria, just to name a few. 

This Library guide is designed to introduce resources that can help you with your learning and your research on topics with a focus on International Studies. Please take a moment to click the various tabs to the left to become familiar with the layout and contents of this Guide.

Library of Congress Classification System - Various Relevant Classes

Library of Congress Classification : International Relations

Subclasses and Ranges

JZ5-6530 International relations 
JZ5.5-18 Periodicals 
JZ24-38 Societies, associations, academies, institutes, etc., 
for the study of international relations 
JZ63-1153 Sources 
JZ221-1153 By region or country 
JZ1249-1254 Relation to other disciplines and topics 
JZ1305-2060 Scope of international relations. Political theory. 

JZ1329.5-1395 By period 
JZ1400-1454 Diplomatic and consular service 
JZ1464-2060 Scope of international relations with regard to 
countries, territories, regions, etc. 
JZ3674-3875 State territory and its parts 
JZ3685 Boundaries 
JZ3686-3875 International waters 
JZ4835-5490 International organizations and associations 
JZ4841-4848 Political non-governmental organizations. 

JZ4850-5490 Intergovernmental organizations. IGOs 
JZ4853-4934 League of Nations 
JZ4935-5160 United Nations 
JZ5511.2-6300 Promotion of peace. Peaceful change 
JZ5514-5526 Societies, associations, academies, institutes, etc., 
for peace promotion, research and education 
JZ5527-5532 Congresses and conferences 
JZ5587-6009 International security. Disarmament. Global survival 
JZ6010-6060 Pacific settlement of international disputes 
JZ6360-6377 Non-military coercion 
JZ6385-6405 The armed conflict. War and order 
JZ6422-6422.5 Neutrality. Non-participation in wars. Norms of neutrality 
JZ6530 Humanitarian aspects of war

Overarching Theories of International Relations