Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Reference Books:

  • Dictionary of the Politics of the People's Republic of China, DS777.75.D53 1998
  • Political Handbook of the World, JF37.P6

 

Online Sources:

China Leadership Monitor
A publication of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University that focuses on current political trends in China.

China Vitae
Biographical profiles of over 4000 political, government and business leaders in contemporary China.

EBSCOHost 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
Our EBSCOHost package of databases includes Academic Search Elite, Business Source Elite and Newspaper Source.  These index databases will give you citations, abstracts and sometimes full text of articles from magazines, journals and newspapers covering a broad range of topics.

ElectionGuide 
The International Foundation for Electoral Systems tracks current and upcoming elections in the region as well as providing data on past elections.

JSTOR 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
The JSTOR collection is an online collection of scholarly journals in the social sciences, humanities and ecology.  JSTOR focuses on older or archival collections.  The current 3-5 years of issues are not available.

ProQuest Central 
*Note: Available to current MIIS students, faculty and staff only
A good database for research on any topic.  ProQuest Central searches academic journals, magazines, newspapers and dissertations with a high percentage of full text content.

RAND Research: China
Reports and testimony from the RAND Corporation.

Transparency International
Transparency International's Global Corruption Index is an annual measurement of political corruption.