The International Studies Encyclopedia and its online version, International Studies Online, published in association with the International Studies Association (ISA), is the most comprehensive reference work of its kind for the fields of international studies and international relations. The print version is arranged across 12 volumes in an A-Z format and brings together specially commissioned, peer reviewed essays, written and edited by an international team of the world's best scholars and teachers. Key features: * Over 400 peer reviewed essays of up to 10,000 words focusing on the most important topics and issues * Aimed at students, scholars, and practitioners, the essays are designed to allow readers to be brought quickly up-to-date on the nature of the questions asked, past attempts at formulating responses, and the current state of debates * Comprehensive coverage of the field * Extensive index volume * International Studies Online is updated annually and enhanced by live links to archives, datasets, cases, pedagogical aids, and other relevant materials The project is organized primarily around the sections representing areas of specialization within the ISA.
Each specialized section has organized a committee to identify key topics and identify authors. For further details visit www.isacompendium.com.
A group of scholars and practitioners founded theInternational Studies Association (ISA) in 1959 to pursue mutualinterests in international studies. Representing eighty countries,ISA has over three thousand members worldwide and is the mostrespected and widely known scholarly association in this field. Geographic subdivisions of ISA, called Regions, provideopportunities to exchange ideas and research with local colleagues.Over twenty special interest groups, called Sections, offeradditional contact between members interested in specific areaswithin the field of international studies. Together, these Regionsand Sections allow the creation communities of scholars dedicatedto international studies. ISA's international conferences and annual convention attractscholars from all over the world. ISA cooperates with 53international studies organizations in 32 countries, and is amember of the International Social Science Council, and hasnongovernmental consultative status with the United Nations. ISA's journals help define the field and showcase the researchof our members. The International Studies Quarterly (ISQ)started in conjunction with the Association as its flagshipjournal. With a broad interdisciplinary and multinationalperspective, the International Studies Review (ISR) tracksworldwide trends, synthesizing theory and literature in the field.International Studies Perspectives began publication in 2000and is focused on teaching, research, and the state of theprofession. ISA's most recent journal, Foreign PolicyAnalysis, provides a peer-reviewed outlet for the highestquality academic research into the processes, outcomes and theoriesof foreign policy.