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The Politics subject guide gives you access to useful library databases and trusted Web resources, relevant for researching many topics in politics & international relations.


See the Sociology subject guide for links to Social Survey data.

See also useful briefing paper from the House of Lords on Understanding and Sourcing Political Opinion Polls (2014)

Developing Countries



Latin America:

Middle East:




United Kingdom

For a more historical look at attitudes to political matters it might be worth looking at the pioneering surveys in Mass Observation Online (1937-1956) and the follow up Mass Observation Project (1980s-1990s, with 2000s to follow in 2022)

United States. Canada