Political Science

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CLASSIFICATION OUTLINE

CLASS J - POLITICAL SCIENCE (including Public-Administration/Public-Management/Governance)

Subclass J
J(1)‑981                                 General legislative and executive papers
J(1)‑(9)                                  Gazettes
                                             The Library of Congress now classes this material in K
J80‑87                                   United States
J80‑82                                   Presidents' messages and other executive papers
J100‑981                                Other regions and countries
Subclass JA
JA1‑92                                   Political science (General)
JA1‑26                                   Periodicals
JA27‑34                                 Societies
JA35.5                                   Congresses
JA60‑64                                 Dictionaries and encyclopedias
JA71‑80                                 Theory.  Relations to other subjects
JA81‑84                                 History
JA86‑88                                 Study and teaching.  Research
JA92                                      Collective biography of political scientists
Subclass JC
JC11‑605                                Political theory.  The state.  Theories of the state
JC47                                      Oriental state
JC49                                      Islamic state
JC51‑93                                 Ancient state
JC109‑121                              Medieval state
JC131‑273                              Modern state     
JC177‑178                              Thomas Paine
JC311‑314                              Nationalism. Nation state
JC319‑323                              Political geography
JC327                                    Sovereignty
JC328.2                                 Consensus. Consent of the governed
JC328.6‑.65                           Violence.  Political violence
JC329                                    Patriotism
JC345‑347                              Symbolism
JC348‑497                              Forms of the state
JC571‑605                              Purpose, functions, and relations of the state
Subclass JF
JF20‑2112                              Political institutions and public administration

JF20‑1177                              General.  Comparative government
JF51‑56                                  General works.  History
JF225‑619                              Organs and functions of government
JF251‑289                              Executive.  Heads of state
JF331‑341                              Parliamentary government
JF491‑619                              Legislation.  Legislative process.  Law‑making
JF799‑1177                            Political rights.  Political participation
JF1338‑2112                        Public administration
JF1501‑1521                           Civil service
JF2011‑2112                           Political parties
Subclass JJ
JJ1000‑1019                           Political institutions and public administration (North America)
Subclass JK
JK1‑9993                                Political institutions and public administration (United States)
JK1‑9593                                United States
JK404‑1685                            Government.  Public administration
JK501‑868                              Executive branch
JK631‑868                              Civil Service.  Departments and agencies
JK1012‑1432                          Congress.  Legislative branch
JK1154‑1276                          Senate
JK1308‑1432                          House of Representatives
JK1606‑1683                          Capital.  Public buildings.  Government
                                             property.  Government purchasing
JK1717‑2217                          Political rights.  Practical politics
JK1758‑1761                          Citizenship
JK1846‑1929                          Suffrage
JK1965‑2217                          Electoral system
JK2255‑2391                          Political parties
JK2403‑9593                          State government
JK9663‑9993                          Confederate States of America
Subclass JL
JL1‑3899                                Political institutions and public administration                    (Canada, Latin America, etc.)
JL1‑500                                  Canada
JL599.5‑839                           West Indies.  Caribbean Area
JL1200‑1299                           Mexico
JL1400‑1679                           Central America
JL1850‑3899                           South America
Subclass JN
JN1‑9689                                Political institutions and public administration (Europe)

JN1‑97                                   General
JN101‑1371                            Great Britain
JN1187‑1371                          Scotland
JN1395‑1571.5                       Ireland
JN1601‑2191                          Austria‑Hungary.  Austria.  Hungary
JN2210‑2229                          Czech Republic.  Czechoslovakia
JN2240                                   Slovakia
JN2301‑3007                          France
JN3201‑4944                          Germany
JN5001‑5191                          Greece
JN5201‑5690                          Italy
JN5701‑5999                          Netherlands
JN6101‑6371                          Belgium
JN6500‑6598                          Soviet Union.  Russia.  Former Soviet Republics
JN6615                                   Estonia
JN6630‑6639                          Ukraine
JN6640‑6649                          Belarus
JN6680‑6689                          Moldova
JN6690‑6699                          Russia (Federation)
JN6730‑6739                          Latvia
JN6745                                   Lithuania
JN6750‑6769                          Poland
JN7011‑7066                          Scandinavia.  Northern Europe
JN7101‑7367                          Denmark
JN7370‑7379                          Greenland
JN7380‑7389                          Iceland
JN7390‑7399                          Finland
JN7401‑7695                          Norway
JN7721‑7995                          Sweden
JN8101‑8399                          Spain
JN8423‑8661                          Portugal
JN8701‑9599                          Switzerland
JN9600‑9689                          Balkan States
Subclass JQ
JQ21‑6651                              Political institutions and public administration                                   (Asia, Africa, Australia, Pacific Area, etc.)
JQ21‑1852                              Asia
JQ200‑620                              India
JQ1070‑1199                          Central Asia Including former republics of the Soviet Union
JQ1499‑1749                          East Asia Including China, Japan, Korea
JQ1758‑1852                          Middle East Including Turkey, Iran, Israel, Arabian, Peninsula
JQ1850                                  Arab countries
JQ1852                                  Islamic countries
JQ1870‑3981                          Africa

JQ3981.5‑3986.7                    Atlantic Ocean islands
JQ3995‑6651                          Australia.  New Zealand.  Pacific Ocean islands
Subclass JS
JS39‑8500                              Local government.  Municipal government
JS55‑68                                  History       
JS141‑163                              Executive branch.  Mayor
JS171                                     Legislative branch
JS221‑227                              Elections.  Local elections.  Municipal elections
JS241‑271                              Local government other than municipal
JS300‑1583                             United States
JS1701‑1800                           Canada
JS1840‑2058.9                        West Indies.  Caribbean Area
JS2101‑2143                           Mexico
JS2145‑2219                           Central America
JS2300‑2778                           South America
JS3000‑6949.89                      Europe
JS6950‑7520                           Asia
JS7510                                   Arab countries
JS7520                                   Islamic countries
JS7525‑7819.9                        Africa
JS7820‑7827.9                        Atlantic Ocean islands
JS7900‑7906.9                        Indian Ocean islands
JS8001‑8490.9                        Australia.  New Zealand.  Pacific Ocean islands
Subclass JV
JV1‑9480                                Colonies and colonization.                                                              Emigration and immigration. International migration
JV1‑5397                                Colonies and colonization
JV1‑9                                     Periodicals.  Serials
JV10‑19                                 Societies
JV61‑152                                History
JV412‑461                              Administration
JV500‑5397                            Colonizing nations
JV6001‑9480                          Emigration and immigration.  International migration
JV6001‑6006                          Periodicals.  Serials
JV6021‑6033                          History
JV6091‑6124                          Emigration
JV6201‑6347                          Immigration
JV6403‑7127                          United States
JV7200‑7539                          Canada, Latin America, etc.
JV7590‑8339.7                       Europe
JV8490‑8758                          Asia
JV8760                                   Arab countries
JV8762                                   Islamic countries
JV8790‑9024.5                       Africa
JV9029‑9036                          Atlantic Ocean islands
JV9040‑9047                          Indian Ocean islands

JV9100‑9269                          Australia.  New Zealand
JV9290‑9470                          Pacific Ocean islands
Subclass JZ
JZ5‑6530                                International relations
JZ5.5‑18                                Periodicals
JZ24‑38                                  Societies, associations, academies, institutes, etc.,                    for the study of international relations  
JZ63‑1153                              Sources
JZ221‑1153                            By region or country
JZ1249‑1254                           Relation to other disciplines and topics
JZ1305‑2060                           Scope of international relations. Political theory.  Diplomacy  
JZ1329.5‑1395                        By period
JZ1400‑1454                           Diplomatic and consular service
JZ1464‑2060                           Scope of international relations with regard to countries, territories, regions, etc.
JZ3674‑3875                           State territory and its parts
JZ3685                                   Boundaries
JZ3686‑3875                           International waters
JZ4835‑5490                           International organizations and associations
JZ4841‑4848                           Political non‑governmental organizations. NGOs
JZ4850‑5490                           Intergovernmental organizations.  IGOs
JZ4853‑4934                           League of Nations
JZ4935‑5160                           United Nations
JZ5511.2‑6300                        Promotion of peace.  Peaceful change
JZ5514‑5526                           Societies, associations, academies, institutes, etc.,                            for peace promotion, research and education  
JZ5527‑5532                           Congresses and conferences
JZ5587‑6009                           International security.  Disarmament.  Global survival
JZ6010‑6060                           Pacific settlement of international disputes
JZ6360‑6377                           Non‑military coercion
JZ6385‑6405                           The armed conflict.  War and order
JZ6422‑6422.5                        Neutrality.  Non‑participation in wars.  Norms of neutrality
JZ6530                                   Humanitarian aspects of war