Law, Jurisprudence, and Social Thought Research Guide

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  • Databases
  • Reference
  • Primary Sources
  • New Titles
Try these databases first to find journal articles in this discipline.
  • LexisNexis Academic (date coverage varies)
    Full-text federal and state laws, international legal materials, and law reviews. Also newspapers and business information.
  • HeinOnline
    Full-text legal materials back to volume 1, historic English law and more. (Alumni access)
  • Worldwide Political Science Abstracts (1975 to present)
    Covers international journals in political science and its complementary fields.
  • WestLaw (Thomson Reuters)
    Federal and state laws, law reviews, legal encyclopedias and dictionaries. Also newspapers and the European Union Library.
  • PAIS Index (1972 to present)
    Coverage of articles, selected books, government documents, research reports, etc., from a wide range of social sciences.
  • Sustainabilty (JSTOR)
    A collection of academic journals, e-books and research reports on environmental stresses and their impact on society. Research spans the Biological Sciences, Business & Economics, Ecology, Environmental Sciences, Law, Public Health, Urban Studies, and many other disciplines.
Use these encyclopedias and reference works to get started on a topic.
Check out these resources first (also see the Primary Sources research guide).
  • American State Papers (1789-1838)
    Full-image database of legislative and executive documents of Congress. Continued by U.S. Congressional Serial Set.
  • Congressional Publications
    Index to U.S. congressional material, some full text.
  • U.S. Congressional Serial Set (1817-1976)
    Reports, documents and journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Preceded by American State Papers.
  • Oyez
    Freely available multimedia archive of the U.S. Supreme Court, with transcript-synchronized and searchable audio from the court back to 1955, plain-English case summaries, illustrated decision information, and opinions.

Handbook of macroeconomics Frost Library; HB172.5 .H36 1999

Upriver journeys : diaspora and empire in southern China, 1570-1850 (Miles, Steven B., 1964-, author.) Frost Library; HB2114.X5 M55 2017

A rabble of dead money : the Great Crash and the global depression, 1929-1939 (Morris, Charles R., author.) Frost Library; HB3717 1929 .M674 2017

Crisis and the failure of economic theory (Bertocco, Giancarlo, 1954- author.) Frost Library; HB3722 .B4813 2017

The first great financial crisis of the 21st century : a retrospective Frost Library; HB3722 .F57 2016

Makers and takers : the rise of finance and the fall of American business (Foroohar, Rana, author.) Frost Library; HB3722 .F655 2016

The global financial crisis : from US subprime mortgages to European sovereign debt (Zestos, George K.) Frost Library; HB3722 .Z42 2016

When riot cops are not enough : the policing and repression of Occupy Oakland (King, Mike.) Frost Library; HC103 .K455 2017

Glass house : the 1% economy and the shattering of the all-American town (Alexander, Brian, 1959-, author.) Frost Library; HC106.84 .A44 2017

Building the new American economy : smart, fair, and sustainable (Sachs, Jeffrey, author.) Frost Library; HC106.84 .S229 2017

Traces of history : elementary structures of race (Wolfe, Patrick, 1949-, author.) Frost Library; HT1507 .W65 2016

Global urban politics : informalization of the state (Boudreau, Julie-Anne, [author]) Frost Library; HT151 .B6358 2017

Critique of Black reason (Mbembé, J.-A., 1957-, author.) Frost Library; HT1581 .M3313 2017

The chessboard and the web : strategies of connection in a networked world (Slaughter, Anne-Marie, 1958-, author.) Frost Library; JZ1254 .S53 2017

Fighting for status : hierarchy and conflict in world politics (Renshon, Jonathan, 1982-, author.) Frost Library; JZ1310 .R46 2017

Post-western world : how emerging powers are remaking global order (Stuenkel, Oliver, author.) Frost Library; JZ1310 .S78 2016

The H-word : the peripeteia of hegemony (Anderson, Perry, author.) Frost Library; JZ1312 .A64 2017

Shaper nations : strategies for a changing world Frost Library; JZ1313 .S534 2016

Ranking the world : grading states as a tool of global governance Frost Library; JZ1316 .R36 2015

The emergence of globalism : visions of world order in Britain and the United States, 1939-1950 (Rosenboim, Or, author.) Frost Library; JZ1318 .R672 2017

The ambiguous foreign policy of the United States toward the Muslim world : more than a handshake (Oualaalou, David S., author.) Frost Library; JZ1480.A55 O83 2016

Debating U.S.-Cuban relations : how should we now play ball? Frost Library; JZ1480.A57 C8 2017

A theater of diplomacy : international relations and the performing arts in early modern France (Welch, Ellen R., author.) Frost Library; JZ1587 .W44 2017

A difficult neighbourhood : essays on Russia and its western neighbours since World War II (Besemeres, John F., author.) Frost Library; JZ1615 .B47 2016

Everything under the heavens : how the past helps shape China's push for global power (French, Howard W., author.) Frost Library; JZ1734 .F74 2017

China and India : Asia's emergent great powers (Ogden, Chris (Christopher), author.) Frost Library; JZ1734 .O44 2017

International institutions of the Middle East : the GCC, Arab League, and Arab Maghreb Union (Worrall, James, author.) Frost Library; JZ5480 .W67 2017

The distinction of peace : a social analysis of peacebuilding (Goetze, Catherine, author.) Frost Library; JZ5538 .G64 2017

The Benefits of peace : private peacemaking in late medieval Italy (Kumhera, Glenn, author.) Frost Library; JZ5538 .K86 2017

Media relations of the anti-war movement : the battle for hearts and minds (Taylor, Ian, 1973- author.) Frost Library; JZ5574 .T39 2017

Religious leaders and conflict transformation : Northern Ireland and beyond (Sandal, Nukhet A., author.) Frost Library; JZ5584.G7 S26 2017

Caring in crisis? : humanitarianism, the public and NGOs (Seu, Irene Bruna, 1959- author.) Frost Library; JZ6369 .S48 2017

The Locomotive of War : Money, Empire, Power and Guilt (Clarke, P. F., author.) Frost Library; JZ6387 .C53 2017

Engaged neutrality : an evolved approach to the Cold War Frost Library; JZ6422 .E54 2017

Artistic license : the philosophical problems of copyright and appropriation (Hick, Darren Hudson, author.) Frost Library; K1420.5 .H53 2017

Lifetime disadvantage, discrimination, and the gendered workforce (Bisom-Rapp, Susan, author.) Frost Library; K1772 .B57 2016

Migrants at work : immigration and vulnerability in labour law Frost Library; K1841.A46 M54 2014

Freedom and force : essays on Kant's legal philosophy Frost Library; K230.K364 F74 2017

Spaces of justice : peripheries, passages, appropriations Frost Library; K240 .S67 2017

Impact : how law affects behavior (Friedman, Lawrence M. (Lawrence Meir), 1930-, author.) Frost Library; K260 .F75 2016

Assessing constitutional performance Frost Library; K3165 .A87 2016

Voting rights of refugees (Ziegler, Reuven, 1979-, author.) Frost Library; K3230.R45 Z54 2017

The promise of human rights (Mayerfeld, Jamie, author.) Frost Library; K3240 .M3834 2016

Aboriginal rights claims and the making and remaking of history (Ray, Arthur J., 1941- author.) Frost Library; K3248.L36 R39 2016

Returned : going and coming in an age of deportation (Boehm, Deborah A., author.) Frost Library; K3277 .B64 2016

Privacy and power : a transatlantic dialogue in the shadow of the NSA-Affair Frost Library; K3278 .P75 2017

Law, society and community : socio-legal essays in honour of Roger Cotterrell Frost Library; K376 .L386 2017

Sensing law Frost Library; K376 .S46 2017

The regulation of international trade (Mavroidis, Petros C., author.) Frost Library; K3943 .M393 2016

The future of law and economics : essays in reform and recollection (Calabresi, Guido, 1932-, author.) Frost Library; K487.E3 C34 2016

Rules for a flat world (Hadfield, Gillian K. (Gillian Kereldena), author.) Frost Library; K487.E3 H333 2017

Neoliberal legality : understanding the role of law in the neoliberal project Frost Library; K487.E3 N46 2017

The legal geographies reader : law, power, and space Frost Library; K487.G45 L44 2001

Arguments about abortion : personhood, morality, and law (Greasley, Kate, author.) Frost Library; K5181 .G74 2017

Terrorists on trial : a performative perspective Frost Library; K543.P6 T47 2016

How policy shapes politics : rights, courts, litigation, and the struggle over injury compensation (Barnes, Jeb, author.) Frost Library; KF1250 .B37 2015

John Lennon vs. the USA (Wildes, Leon, author.) Frost Library; KF228.L47 W55 2016

The other rights revolution : conservative lawyers and the remaking of American government (Decker, Jefferson, author.) Frost Library; KF299.P8 D43 2016

Unraveled : Obamacare, religious liberty, and executive power (Blackman, Josh (Josh M.), author.) Frost Library; KF3605.A328201 A2 2016

States of dependency : welfare, rights, and American governance, 1935-1972 (Tani, Karen M., author.) Frost Library; KF3720 .T36 2016

John Henry Wigmore and the rules of evidence : the hidden origins of modern law (Porwancher, Andrew, author.) Frost Library; KF373.W458 P67 2016

The new eugenics : selective breeding in an era of reproductive technologies (Daar, Judith, author.) Frost Library; KF3830 .D325 2017

Poor justice : how the poor fare in the courts (Lens, Vicki, author.) Frost Library; KF390.5.P6 L46 2016

Courts without borders : law, politics, and U.S. extraterritoriality (Putnam, Tonya L. (Tonya Lee) author.) Frost Library; KF413.J87 P88 2016

Silent covenants : Brown v. Board of Education and the unfulfilled hopes for racial reform (Bell, Derrick, 1930-2011.) Frost Library; KF4155 .B38 2004

Higher education rulemaking : the politics of creating regulatory policy (Natow, Rebecca S., author.) Frost Library; KF4225 .N38 2017

University, court, and slave (Brophy, Alfred L., author.) Frost Library; KF4545.S5 B76 2016

Constitutional morality and the rise of quasi-law (Frohnen, Bruce, author.) Frost Library; KF4550 .F76 2016

Diminishing the Bill of Rights : Barron v. Baltimore and the foundations of American liberty (Mercer, William Davenport, 1972- author.) Frost Library; KF4600 .M47 2017

Human rights of, by, and for the people : how to critique and change the US Constitution Frost Library; KF4749 .H75 2017

Beyond marriage : continuing battles for LGBT rights (Mezey, Susan Gluck, 1944-, author.) Frost Library; KF4754.5 .M489 2017

Controversies in equal protection cases in America : race, gender and sexual orientation Frost Library; KF4755 .C664 2015

Self-evident truths : contesting equal rights from the Revolution to the Civil War (Brown, Richard D., author.) Frost Library; KF4764 .B76 2017

Law and religion in American history : public values and private conscience (McGarvie, Mark D. (Mark Douglas), 1956-, author.) Frost Library; KF4783 .M25 2016

In the shadow of Dred Scott (Kennington, Kelly M. (Kelly Marie), author.) Frost Library; KF482 .K46 2017

Judicial independence and the American constitution : a democratic paradox (Redish, Martin H., author.) Frost Library; KF5130 .R43 2017

The courts, the ballot box & gay rights (Mello, Joseph, author.) Frost Library; KF539 .M45 2016

United States code (United States, enacting jurisdiction.) Frost Library; KF62 2012

Courting death : the Supreme Court and capital punishment (Steiker, Carol S. (Carol Susan) author.) Frost Library; KF9227.C2 S74 2016

Stand your ground : a history of America's love affair with lethal self-defense (Light, Caroline E., author.) Frost Library; KF9246 .L54 2017

Shaming the Constitution : the detrimental results of sexual violent predator legislation (Perlin, Michael L., 1946-, author.) Frost Library; KF9325 .P47 2017

Human rights and war through civilian eyes (Smith, Thomas W., 1962-, author.) Frost Library; KZ6515 .S636 2017

Reparation for victims of crimes against humanity : the healing role of reparation Frost Library; KZ6785 .R47 2014

Holocaust, genocide, and the law : a quest for justice in a post-holocaust world (Bazyler, Michael J., author.) Frost Library; KZ7180 .B39 2016

Victims of international crimes : an interdisciplinary discourse Frost Library; KZ7495 .V53 2013