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Rousseau’s Political Thought

Joseph R. Reisert

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

Rousseau’s Political ThoughtIntroductionBorn a citizen of the independent republic of Geneva, Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712–1778) lived most of his life...

Rule of Law

Paul Gowder

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

The Rule of LawIntroductionThe rule of law spans normative political philosophy and philosophy of law, as well as empirical political science and econ...

Russia and the West

Dmitry Gorenburg

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Russia and the West ...

Science and Democracy

Mark B. Brown

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Science and Democracy ...

Science and Social Movements

Naveen Thayyil

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

Science and Social MovementsIntroductionThere is a long tradition of contestations about social meanings of science and its relationship to social mov...

Secession and Secessionist Movements

David Siroky, Namig Abbasov

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2021-06-23

Secession and Secessionist MovementsIntroductionSecession and secessionists movements have proliferated since the end of the Second World War. The aca...

Semi-Presidential Systems

Thomas Sedelius, Jenny Åberg

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2019-03-27

Semi-Presidential SystemsIntroductionSemi-presidentialism has become a widespread form of government in recent decades. If we use Robert Elgie’s frequ...

Social Policy and Immigrant Integration

Matthew Wright, Sara Wallace Goodman

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

Social Policy and Immigrant IntegrationIntroductionWe note at the outset that “integration” and “incorporation” are sharply contested terms. For the t...

South Korea, Politics of

Victor Cha, Ji-Young Lee

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Politics of South Korea ...

Spectacle, The

Devin Penner

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

The SpectacleIntroductionThe concept of the spectacle is most closely associated with the work of French Marxist Guy Debord, who in 1967 characterized...

Sport and Politics

Bryan Clift, Jacob J. Bustad

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2019-11-26

Sport and PoliticsIntroductionSince the early 1980s, the study of sport and politics has developed into a robust area of academic scholarship. Despite...

State Building in Sub-Saharan Africa

Elliott Green

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

State Building in sub-Saharan Africa Introduction State-building in Africa has long been a concern of scholars and policymakers. The subject is...

State Formation

Berit Bliesemann de Guevara, Philipp Lottholz

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

State FormationIntroductionThe term state formation is most commonly used to describe the long-term processes that led to the genesis of modern politi...

State-Society Relations in South Asia

Subhasish Ray

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2020-01-15

State-Society Relations in South AsiaIntroductionSouth Asia, a region comprising roughly one-fifth of the world’s population, is home to some of the m...

State, The Nature of the

Mike Miller

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

The Nature of the StateIntroductionThe state is the quintessential modern political institution. What has been referred to variously as “the modern st...

Stereotypes in Political Reasoning

Zoe M. Oxley

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Stereotypes in Political ReasoningIntroductionGroup-based assessments are a core ingredient of many political judgments. Characteristics such as a can...

Supreme Court and Public Opinion

Brandon Bartels

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

Supreme Court and Public OpinionIntroductionPublic opinion pertaining to the US Supreme Court is important because of the Court’s unique position in t...

Supreme Court of the United States, The

Carol Nackenoff

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

The Supreme Court of the United StatesIntroductionThe Supreme Court of the United States as a subject offers many different choices of direction. Acad...

Systemic Theories of International Politics

Bear F. Braumoeller

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Systemic Theories of International PoliticsIntroductionSystemic theory in international relations is an attempt to capture the relationship between th...

Taiwan, Politics of

Hans Stockton

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Politics of TaiwanIntroductionThis entity is known today by its citizens and a small number of states as the Republic of China; by Beijing as Taiwan, ...

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