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Perspectives Reflection Symposium: Technique Trumps Relevance

Technique Trumps Relevance: The Professionalization of Political Science and the Marginalization of Security Studies Michael Desch explains the disconnect between the discipline’s self-image as balancing rigor with relevance with the reality of how political scientists […]

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June Issue of Perspectives on Politics

For a More Public Political Science The new issue of Perspectives on Politics features a special introductory essay by editor Jeffrey C. Isaac, “For a More Public Political Science.” Isaac criticizes what he calls “neopositivism” […]

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DA-RT Workshop Held in DC

In March 2015, APSA, the Center for Political Studies at the University of Michigan, and the Center for Qualitative and Multi-Method Inquiry at Syracuse University, co-sponsored “Data Sharing and Research Transparency in the Social Sciences: […]

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PS Symposium Reflects on Scholarly Conferences

As the APSA staff and membership prepare for the 111th Annual Meeting, a symposium in the April issue of PS: Political Science and Politics asks germane questions about the scholarly conference. Guest edited by Mark […]

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PS Symposium Reassesses Welfare Retrenchment

As politicians weigh the processes and outcomes of welfare policy, Paul Pierson’s book Dismantling the Welfare State has provided insight on the means and consequences retrenchment. In a symposium in the April issue of PS, guest […]