Review Essay: Capital and Politics by Leo Panitch

Since its English language publication last year, Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century has taken the world by storm, offering hard evidence to show how class inequalities are endemic to the historical development of […]

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Perspectives on Politics Statement on Scholarly Recognition

Perspectives on Politics has long been committed to promoting scholarly sharing, among political scientists and between political scientists and other reading publics, that is serious, rigorous, relevant, honest and intellectually fair. In light of the […]


Race, Punishment and Public Opinion

Race, Punishment, and Public Opinion Vincent Hutchings On August 9, 2014, an unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, was shot and killed in Ferguson, Missouri, by a white police officer, Darren Wilson. The deadly confrontation occurred […]


Democracy and Education Behind Bars

Democracy and Education Behind Bars Joshua A. Miller In this Praxis Reflection, this paper reflect on the relationship between teaching and imprisonment. I describe a college program at a prison in Jessup, Maryland, and argue that […]