Social Movements, Pressure Groups and Political Parties


This website is conceived as a directory of English and German websources concerning social and political organizations. Records are classified and presented with short annotations.


The editing committee is composed by three academics related to the Sociological Institute of Zürich University


Material is provided in a list-form and classified on a directory basis. Webpages are presented in two languages, English and German

Information density

A fair number of online publications and various full-texts on voluntary associations. The website also gives access to online full-text journals and connects to external pertinent websources

Content Pertinence to Political Science

With its specific focus on social and political organizations, this website presents material of high interest to political scientists

Updating Rate

Updating frequency depends on research timing and is not very high (mainly on a yearly basis). For related journals upcoming issues are added every three or four months