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Sixty-five people sat in the sweltering courtroom. The press box was full. Every member of the press corps was irritated:  the judge ordered no recordings, no photos, and no digital devices. 48 more words


Psychological Approaches to Cognition and Rationality in Political Science

The theoretical basis of information processing in politics comes largely from psychologists studying other issues and from fields outside the realm of psychology. We assume that the task of translating available information into sets of focused, legally consistent beliefs, judgement and commitments is a subtle process, not at all a straightforward or an obvious issue, and furthermore, although political reasoning may take place largely outside a person’s awareness, political cognition is a very active mental process. 2,414 more words

India's 2014 Elections: A Modi-led BJP Sweep

New Addition to the library…

The book furnishes a holistic over-view of the 16th Lok Sabha elections and looks into the varied factors that catapulted the Bharatiya Janta Party into power, while also attempting to examine the reasons behind the decline of the grand old Congress Party. 51 more words

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GRCC In the News, 12-5-16

Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (12/9/2016)

Dec. 4, 2016; The Chronicle of Higher Education



… Bill Pink, vice president and dean of work-force development at Grand Rapids Community College, was appointed president. 251 more words

5 Arrests Trump Should Make to Save America

January 20, 2017 may one day be known as Restoration Day. A day of national rejoice marking Donald Trump’s ascension to the presidency and the return of the western values that made us unstoppable in the first place. 1,076 more words


Multiple Makes a Whole

For those of you who don’t know, I wear glasses. Half the time it can be a hassle cause without them I can’t see the world clearly. 509 more words

Don’t be fooled, political scientists did see Brexit coming

By Matt Wood, University of Sheffield. This article was originally posted on the Political Studies Association website.

This week the artist Grayson Perry took a swipe at political science in the… 1,379 more words

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