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International Relations *

A guide to databases and scholarly online sources that support conducting research in international relations and comparative politics.

South America/Caribbean

  • Argentine Council for International Relations -- a private, nonprofit academic institution, that encourages study and discussion of the political, economic, cultural and social aspects of international relations.
  • Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies -- promotes research, training, and public engagement on the histories, cultures, and politics of Latin American and Caribbean peoples across the Americas and throughout the world.
  • Center of Public Studies -- a private non-partisan, nonprofit academic foundation engaged in cultivating, analyzing, and disseminating the values and principles on which a free and democratic order is based and discuss the issues and problems that affect Chilean people.
  • Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean -- an interdisciplinary research unit concerned with the economic development, political and social organization, and cultural contributions of Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • Council of the Americas -- international business organization whose members share a common commitment  to economic and social development, open markets, the rule of law, and democracy throughout the Western Hemisphere.
  • Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean -- founded with the purpose of contributing to the economic development of Latin America, coordinating actions directed towards this end, and reinforcing economic ties among countries and with other nations of the world.
  • Institute of the Americas -- an impartial and independent non-profit organization that encourages U.S.-Canada-Latin America cooperation about business opportunities in the Western Hemisphere.
  • Latin American and Caribbean Center -- devoted to examining such topics as migration, US-Latin American relations, trade and integration in the Americas, indigenous cultures, economic stabilization and democratization, and sustainable development.
  • Latin American Studies Association -- fosters intellectual discussion, research, and teaching on Latin America, the Caribbean, and its people throughout the Americas.
  • Washington Office on Latin America -- promotes human rights, democracy and social and economic justice in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Gale Directory Library

Online resource that allows you to search a variety of directories by name or keyword, including international research centers, broadcast media, associations, non-profit organizations, and government agencies.