Offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas. Relevant introductions for this class include: Borders, Social and Cultural Anthropology -- nations/social organization chapter, and many intros under the "Politics" section.
Review articles covering the discipline of anthropology including the subfields of archaeology, biological anthropology, linguistics, regional studies, and sociocultural anthropology. 1972-present. Do an Advanced Search to see the other Annual Reviews, such as Ecology & Evolution, and Environment & Resources.
This online reference book provides detailed information on the major aspects of each country's government and political party system. International organizations, from the African Union to the World Trade Organization, are profiled as well. Updated yearly, this is a good source for background information on current events, elections, political history, and more.