Citation - Bibliography guides
Scholarly Articles, Journals, and Databases
Scholarly journals: aka = Peer Reviewed, Primary Journals, Research Journals
Generally, scholarly journals have the following common elements:
Common elements of scholarly articles
- Abstract (summary of article often written by author)
- May include survey or study results
- Discussion based on research and subject expertise
Databases for locating scholarly articles
Example of scholarly article
Scholarly article example:
Ethics and Global Politics-- open access journal that "aims to foster theoretical contributions to the study of global politics by providing a forum for presenting novel ways of understanding and conceptualizing the global political challenges the world faces today." (www.co-action.net)
Examples of journals that publish articles on global justice issues
Goodhart, M. (2012). Constructing global justice: a critique. Ethics & Global Politics, 5(1), 1-26. doi:10.3402/egp.v5i1.8406.
Journal of Conflict Resolution (Sage Publications)
International Journal of Restorative Justice (Centre for Justice and Reconciliation,
Prison Fellowship International)
Journal of the Institute of Justice and International Development (Institute of Justice & International Studies of the
University of Central Missouri)
Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East (Duke University)
Israel Studies (Indiana University)
Middle East Policy (John Wiley Press)
Middle East Journal (Middle East Institute)
Journal of International Affairs (Columbia University)
World Politics (John Hopkins University Press)
Reports from reputable organizations
Country Reports from the U.S. Dept. of State
CQ Researcher Report from CQ Press: Jost, K. (2010, March 12). Prosecuting terrorists. CQ Researcher, 20, 217-240.
Books at SMC and WorldWide
Library Catalog (catalog for SMC)
WorldCat (catalog for libraries worldwide)
Organizations and Think Tanks
American Civil Liberties Union
125 Broad St., 18th Floor, New York, NY 10004
Advocates for individual rights and federal civilian trials for suspected terrorists.
1775 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20036
Public policy think tank focusing on foreign policy and governance.
41 East 70th St., NY 10021
Think tank / nonprofit public policy research insititution that operates a number of websites including the Homeland Security newtwork and addresses topics such as immigration, bioterrorism,and public health related issues.
1200 18th St., N.W., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036
Promotes bipartisan consensus on significant constitutional and legal issues.
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
P.O. Box 33249, Washington, DC 20033
Nonpartisan policy institute dedicated to promoting pluralism, defending democratic values and opposing ideologies that threaten democracy.
214 Massachussetts Ave., N.E., Washington DC 20002
A think tank that has published studies on various aspects of international terrorism and anti-terrorism measures.
Human Rights First
333 Seventh Ave., 13th Floor, New York, NY 10001
(212) 845 5200
Advocates for the U.S. government's full participation in international human rights laws.
International Crisis Group
1629 K Street, N.W., Suite 450,Washington DC 20006
A Brussels-based conflict resolution organization that monitors such issues as international terrorism and Islamism, with a series of on-the-ground reports on both topics.
Middle East Media Research Institute
P.O. Box 27837, Washington DC, 20038
An organization that provides translations from Arabic, Farsi and Hebrew publications and runs the Jihad and Terrorism Studies Project, with translations of al Qaeda communiqués and similar material.
National Institute of Military Justice
Washington College of Law, American University, 4801 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20016
Promotes the fair administration of justice in the military system.
Terrorism and Homeland Security Research Area, 1200 South Hayes St., Arlington VA 22202-5050
A think tank that runs an active terrorism study project (not limited to jihadist-related topics), with numerous publications available online.
Royal Institute of International Affairs
Chatham House, 10 St. James Square, London SW1Y 4LE
Based in London offers publications on terrorism-related topics.