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Politics and International Studies: Books


Reading Lists


Use our online reading lists to find key readings for your modules. Link directly to an e-book, scanned chapter, or the library catalogue with information about where to find the book in the Library.

Finding eBooks

Useful Reference Books

Library Search

Library Search

Politics Trove

Politics Trove is a terrific resource for Politics. It contains the collection of Oxford’s undergraduate politics textbooks online. It's possible to read individual chapters, or books or search across the whole collection for issues of interest. 


New Books

Nationalisms in International Politics

International Politics : An Introductory Guide

A Glossary of UK Government and Politics

Border Politics : The Limits of Sovereign Power

Sexual Politics : An Introduction / Richard Dunphy.

Print Books


Most of our print books can be borrowed. If the book you want is on loan, you can place a hold on it and you will get an email when it comes back.

Our printed books are arranged by subject classification. The Classification Scheme can seem complicated to start with, but you will soon get used to it. Most books for Politics and International Studies are on floor 5 of the Library.

Request a book

Is there a book you need, which we don't stock? Tell us!