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INTA 646 - Foreign Policy Analysis (Fall 2021)

Coordinator of the Policy Sciences & Economics Library

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Wendi Arant-Kaspar
Contact:
Policy Sciences & Economics Library
Annenberg Presidential Center, Room 1016
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-5002
warant@tamu.edu
979-862-6310

Sources & Strategies for Case Study Assignment

The guidance provided is intended to support the case study assignment for INTA 646.  The resources herein should help address the following areas related to your chosen event or situation:

  • Historical Backdrop of the Decisions
    • Primary sources - government documents, news or interviews
    • Secondary sources - scholarly articles or books
  • Leadership and Governmental Structure
    • Primary sources - government documents, news or interviews
    • Secondary sources - scholarly articles or books, reports and white papers
  • Domestic Politics and Opposition and Cultural Effects
    • Primary sources - news, public opinion surveys
    • Secondary sources - scholarly articles or books
  • Effects of National Attributes, Economics, and Systemic Influences
    • Primary sources - government documents, news or interviews
    • Secondary sources - scholarly articles or books, reports and white papers, country reports

This guide is organized by type of information as more than one will inform each of these subtopics.

Need to Know - Essential Library Services

Get Library Help

If you need assistance with library sources or services, finding information for your project or class, identifying research tools or methods, you can contact your librarian, Wendi Arant Kaspar through a number of modes:

Email: warant@tamu.edu

Phone: 979-862-6310

I am taking in person appointments (with social distancing).  Appointments can also be made to consult via Zoom or Skype. 

 


Get Books, Videos...


Get It For Me

You can set up a Get It For Me (Document Delivery Service) account to ask the library to:

  • Scan up to 50 pages for items not already available electronically
  • Request to borrow materials owned by other universities or research centers
  • Get items delivered to PSEL from other campus libraries (can also be requested through our library catalog, LibCat)

* The Libraries may send print materials through campus mail to faculty only. The Policy Sciences & Economics Library staff will also deliver library materials to patrons with offices or mailboxes in the Bush complex.


Get Organized

For term papers or extended projects, you may want to make use of bibliographic application that will help organize your research and citations, make them accessible via the web, share with teammates and generate bibliographies easily in established formats, integrating with MS Word.


Get Course Readings

Library Reserves provide a print collection of textbooks as well as electronic access to articles, chapters and other course materials. If you have questions about access, please email our Service desk at pseldesk@library.tamu.edu or call 979-862-3544.