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Critical Trialogue on the Carceral State

Critical Trialogue on the Carceral State Marie Gottschalk Today, high school and college students across the country are taking courses on mass incarceration. Numerous church and community groups have been reading Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim […]

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The Two Cultures of Democratic Theory: Responsiveness, Democratic Quality, and the Empirical-Normative Divide

The Two Cultures of Democratic Theory: Responsiveness, Democratic Quality, and the Empirical-Normative Divide Andrew Sabl Empirical political scientists and normative political theorists both seek to assess the quality of democracy. But they apply to this […]

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Political Science and the Public Sphere Today

Political Science and the Public Sphere Today Rogers M. Smith The potential of political science to contribute to debates over public issues has long been hindered by tensions in the discipline’s goals of achieving scientific […]