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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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How Political Science Can be More Diverse

    This symposium addresses a longstanding and urgent question: how to diversify leadership and end discrimination in academe. While the symposium targets the political science profession, the new strategies advanced here are likely to […]

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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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Five Laws of Politics

  The author presents five laws of politics.  (1) All governments, certainly in dictatorships but also in democracies, can count on the votes of only a minority of the electorate, even if in democracies that […]

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A Forgotten Minority? A Content Analysis of Asian Pacific Americans in Introductory American Government Textbooks

Introductory American Government textbooks pay little attention to Asian Pacific Americans.  Asian Pacific Americans, who comprise more than five% of the US population, are given an average of 1.13 pages (or 0.19 %) per textbook. […]