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Public disenchantment with government is at an all-time high & for good reason. In this revolutionary book published by Palgrave/Macmillan, Jeanne argues in order to understand why the government seems paralyzed & what can be done to fix it, we need to look beyond the red/blue divide & understand not only the structure of our system, but the intent behind it.
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A practical, hands-on introduction to the logic of social science research. This text offers step by step instructions on how social scientists use SPSS to analyze large data sets. It also takes readers through basic types of univariate, bivariate, & multivariate analysis using the latest GSS data.
Jeanne sat down with Dr. Kirk Meighoo, host of the New Books in Politics & Polemics podcast on the New Books Network, to discuss American Democracy in Crisis. Their far-ranging discussion began with E.E. Schattschneider & the important role of parties in the U.S. to upstreaming, the problem of power in American history & much more.
Jeanne spoke with Tom Keene & Francine Lacqua hosts of "Bloomberg Surveillance" to discuss the book, as well as what is happening in Washington, & in democracies worldwide.
Political Risk Management: Assessing and Managing Global Insecurity, is the 4th vol. in the De Gruyter series "Developments in Managing and Exploiting Risk." SPRM examines how social & political risk impacts organizations in the private, public, & non-profit sectors; it includes numerous case studies, as well as recommendations for analyzing & mitigating these types of risks.
People seem to find lists irresistible. There is also something almost unseemly or dangerous about them. This text uses both of these factors—the appeal and problems of “rank orders”—as a pedagogical tool to help readers learn more about American government & politics.
The standard narrative in most literature on the 1947 partition is to define the affected minority as pro‐partition and the majority as anti‐. This is not only reductionist and ahistorical, but it represents a sort of ‘historical stereotyping’ of the worst kind; one which continues to have a lasting impact on politics, society, and diplomacy today.
Many nations have a short list of celebrated founders, while the contributions of many others are lost in history. An intriguing example of this narrowcasting of founders is Pakistan, where the dominant tendency has been to attribute the nation’s founding to just one man, the Quaid-i-Azam. His legacy should not, however, overshadow contributions of his contemporaries, including the "James Madison" of Pakistan, Sikander Hyat-Khan.
Studies show that metaphors are a useful way to help people understand new or difficult concepts. The research is largely silent, however, when it comes to the question of whether it is beneficial to ask students to go “beyond transference” by engaging in metaphoric critique and construction.
Rawls suggests that the preservation of self-respect is at the core of any theory of justice. It is precisely his conception of self-respect, however, that creates serious problems in his theory as a whole. It not only opens him up to charges of inconsistency, but it underscores his failure to deliver on the promise of equality.