Political science

The Perils of the Polling Shop

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Accusations of bias put Syracuse professor in spotlight, raising questions about when it's appropriate for applied research to serve partisan ends.

In Grad Admissions, Where Is Class?

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Survey of political science departments finds consideration of race and ethnicity, but not socioeconomic background.

Missing Attribution in Controversial Book

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Amid criticism, Penn Press says author of much-discussed work on terror networks will in the future formally acknowledge two sources absent in current edition.

Satisfied Academics

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Study that anticipated professors' satisfaction levels might sink to those of industry scientists gets surprising result: Academe is seen as a good place to work.

'Collision Course' for Graduate Education

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What's wrong with graduate education these days? Is it what Ph.D. students are missing -- teaching skills perhaps, or the ability to branch out beyond their area of specialization? Or is that too many students take too long to finish?

Dispatches from Denver, Day 3

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At the Democratic National Convention, faculty are studying the dynamics of power by focusing on protesters, karaoke performers -- oh, and the delegates, too.

Should American Politics Be Abolished (as a Field)?

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Political scientists debate whether one of the discipline's traditional specializations has outlived its purpose and is hindering good research and teaching.

Politics, Equity and Meeting Boycotts

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Political science association seeks compromise on -- and continues to face criticism over -- its decision to go to New Orleans, and debates how political the group should be.

'Two Cultures' Tension in Social Science

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Key philanthropic and government programs offering grants for Ph.D. students appear to be excluding proposals for graduate students in sociology and political science, while favoring proposals from those in history, anthropology and a range of relatively small disciplines, such as art history and ethnomusicology, according to data released Friday.

The Gay Political Scientist

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Survey finds reports of both bias and acceptance -- and differing attitudes on including topics related to sexual orientation in the classroom.

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