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  Bio - Political science Wikipedia RSS Feed Political Science
Political science, as one of the social sciences, uses methods and techniques that relate to the kinds of inquiries sought: primary sources such as historical documents and official records, secondary sources such as scholarly journal articles, survey research, statistical analysis, and model building.
Integrating political studies of the past into a unified discipline is an ongoing project, and the history of political science has provided a rich field for the growth of both normative and positive political science, with each part of the discipline sharing some historical predecessors.
The study of politics is complicated by the frequent involvement of political scientists in the political process, since their teachings often provide the frameworks within which other commentators, such as journalists, special interest groups, politicians, and the electorate analyze issues and select options.
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Although it is true that the political scientists of today assume so far as possible an objective relation to politics and government, and surround themselves with the apparatus of an engineer, they do so with little hope of avoiding commitments to the issues of the day.
One of the great changes imminent in political science, in fact, is the clearer understanding of the nature of applied political science and of the rules to be followed, both intellectually and procedurally, in moving from pure science to applied science and back.
Political science would be the social science most vulnerable to change and would lose its hard-won empirical quality in all cases save where applications can obviously be made without danger of exposing the moral premises of those applications.
www.grazian-archive.com /politics/PolOrganization/PO_C10.htm   (5112 words)

 political science - Anarchopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Accordingly, political scientists may study social institutions such as corporations, unions, churches, or other organizations whose structure and process approach that of government in complexity and interconnection.
Political scientists measure the success of governance and specific policies by examining many factors, including stability, justice, material wealth, and peace.
The study of political science is complicated by the frequent involvement of political scientists in the political process, since their teachings often provide the frameworks within which other commentators, such as journalists, special interest groups, politicians, and the electorate analyze issues and select options.
eng.anarchopedia.org /political_science   (401 words)

 Political Science
Political scientists study such struggles, both small and large, in an effort to develop general principles or theories about the way the world of politics works.
Although political scientists are prone to debate and disagreement, the majority view the discipline as a genuine science.
Since political scientists construct and assess theories in accordance with the principles of the scientific method, writing in the field conveys the rigor, objectivity, and logical consistency that characterize this method.
www.unc.edu /depts/wcweb/handouts/polisci.html   (2679 words)

 Political Scientists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In the course of doing their work, political scientists do a lot of reading and rely heavily on public opinion surveys, election results, public documents, and interviews with public officials.
Political scientists must be able to objectively compare the merits of one form of government over another.
For the majority of political scientists who are faculty members at a college and university, promotion from assistant professor to associate professor to full professor depends mainly on success in research and publishing and secondarily on teaching ability.
www3.ccps.virginia.edu /career_prospects/briefs/P-S/PoliticalScientists.shtml   (1485 words)

 MIT News Office: Political science archive
MIT political scientists list key points on Iraq - The Iraq Study Group, headed by former Secretary of State James A. Baker, is scheduled to issue its report Dec. 6.
Political scientist offers perspective on polls - As the media trot out the latest polling data on President Bush and Iraq, political scientist Adam Berinsky and the students who work for him have been poring over polling data from World War II.
Political scientists explore foreign policy options - Four MIT political scientists explored US foreign policy options in response to recent terrorist attacks and in anticipation of a new era of global interdependence at a teach-in on Thursday, Oct. 4.
web.mit.edu /newsoffice/topic/political-science-archive.html   (2894 words)

 Project Steve: Humorous Test of Scientists' Attitudes Towards Intelligent Design
list of Steves is far more prestigious than any list of living scientists the creationists have ever produced.
Here are some of the lists of "scientists who doubt evolution." In each case the list's Steve-o-meter refers to the number of Steves listed on May 11, 2003 when Project Steve had 338 Steves.
Curiously, some of the people listed, including a professor of marketing and a cadet training officer, represent specialities not generally called "science." The Texas Citizens for Science has posted Texas Citizens for Science Responds to Latest Discovery Institute Challenge which refutes DI claims and reproduces the relevant DI press releases.
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 Steve Quayle News Alerts
Two wild life scientists, Husband-and-wife wildlife veterinarians who were nationally prominent experts on chronic wasting disease and brucellosis were killed in a snowy-weather crash on U.S. 287 in northern Colorado.
He was married with a 14-year-old son and a 20-year-old daughter, and was the chief scientist for chemical and biological defense at the Ministry of Defense's laboratory at Porton Down, Wiltshire.
Scientists and officials said the accident had raised concerns about safety and secrecy at the State Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology, known as Vector, which in Soviet times specialized in turning deadly viruses into biological weapons.
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 Career: Political Scientists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Technically speaking, no. According to political scientists, we are a "citizenship republic." This means that officials are elected by the citizens of the country to best represent their interests.
Political scientists also study public opinion and how political decisions are made.
Below is a list of high school courses that will help prepare you for this specific occupation.While you do not have to take all of them, you should consider them in course planning.Some of these courses are also available at colleges and technical schools.
www.iseek.org /sv/13040.jsp?id=100160   (1530 words)

 Political Theory Comp Questions
Western social scientists have found that when democracy ios defined in temrs of competitive politics, capitalism is a necessary condition for the establishment of stable democratic regimes.
Select six major western political theorists and describe their views of these fundamental concepts, the roles that the concepts play in their theories, and the ways in which the theorists justified those views.
Select three political theorists from modern period and Plato and Aristotle to discuss the evolution of the concept of the 'nature of man.' Make your selections on the basis of the significance of their contributions to the concept of the nature of humankind.
www.calstatela.edu /dept/pol_sci/MA3.htm   (2469 words)

 A to Z Guide to Political Interference in Science
In recent years, scientists who work for and advise the federal government have seen their work manipulated, suppressed, distorted, while agencies have systematically limited public and policy maker access to critical scientific information.
In 2004, 62 renowned scientists and science advisors signed a scientist statement on scientific integrity, denouncing political interference in science and calling for reform.
On December 9, 2006, UCS released the names of more than 10,000 scientists of all backgrounds from all 50 states—including 52 Nobel Laureates—who have since joined their colleagues on this statement.
www.ucsusa.org /scientific_integrity/interference/a-to-z-guide-to-political.html   (335 words)

 Learn more about List of people by occupation in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
List of people by occupation: There are a variety of articles on wikipedia that list people of a particular occupation.
People on these lists should ideally have wikipedia articles of their own, and be in some way noteworthy for their occupation.
List of musicians by genre (with more lists)
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 Grigory Pasko: List of Political Prisoners in Russia Growing (Robert Amsterdam) - Politics - Europe - Putin - Vladimir ...
Scientists, environmentalists, and representatives of the native nationalities of the Caucasus and the republics of Central Asia are being subjected to groundless persecutions today.
In the opinion of one of the authors of the resolution, the human rights advocate Ernst Cherny, the employees of the special services who are engaged in the fabrication of spy cases are receiving awards and being promoted in rank and position.
The resolution advances demands to the authorities: to bring the persons involved in the fabrication of criminal cases to justice and immediately dismiss them from their posts; to release citizens convicted on political motives and restore justice with respect to them; to stop politically motivated trials and liquidate political prosecution in the country.
www.robertamsterdam.com /2006/12/grigory_pasko_list_of_politica.htm   (866 words)

 The Directory of Environmental Scientists and Economists
Political activists -- not authentic environmental scholars, scientists and economists -- have come to dominate both the headlines and Washington's legislative agenda.
Although the majority of these experts are either scientists or economists, other authorities on environmental issues are also included to ensure that this publication is as comprehensive as possible.
Qualifications: B.S. in political science, University of Oregon (1984); Vice President, The National Center for Public Policy Research (1986-present); Director, the Environmental Policy Task Force (1993-present); Chairman, Project Relief Grassroots Task Force (1995-present); Editor, the Relief Report, a regular update on regulatory relief initiatives (1995-present); and Executive Committee Member, the Grassroots ESA Coalition (1995-present).
www.nationalcenter.org /ScientistDirectory.html   (10333 words)

 FairVote - In the News
Political Scientists from 34 Canadian universities call for national referendum on electoral reform.
One-hundred and three political scientists from 34 Canadian universities have joined the call for voting system reform in Canada.
The list of electoral reform supporters includes four former presidents of the Canadian Political Science Association (CPSA), the current secretary general of the International Political Science Association (IPSA) and a former IPSA secretary general.
www.fairvote.org /library/geog/congress/?page=39&articlemode=showspecific&showarticle=364   (402 words)

 washingtonpost.com: Iraq Gives List of Scientists to U.N.
The U.N. resolution authorizing his team to conduct interviews with scientists outside Iraq does not give him the power to compel those who decline nor does it allow him to prevent Iraqi officials from sitting in on interviews held on their soil if the scientists request it.
The list provided today in response includes engineers, technicians and specialists who have worked on ballistic missiles or nuclear, biological and chemical weapons, although Iraq maintains it has now shut down all of those programs.
Mijbel complained strenuously today about the statement, calling it a false political provocation and saying it demonstrated why Iraqi scientists should be accompanied by government representatives when they talk with inspectors.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/A49379-2002Dec28?language=printer   (1025 words)

 List of political scientists - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of notable political scientists.
David Samuels - Comparativist scholar of Brazilian politics and political institutions.
Zeev Sternhell - Theorist, political historian of political ideology.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_political_scientists   (1645 words)

 List of murdered/missing scientists..
The Lasker Award is awarded to clinical scientists annually and is considered “a precursor to receiving the Nobel Prize,”; said Philippa Marrack, a professor of immunology at the National Jewish Medical Center and an investigator with Wiley for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
The three young friends accused of killing a respected Loudoun County scientist were fascinated with fantasy worlds, witchcraft and the occult, and the slaying had overtones of their fixation, friends and law enforcement sources said yesterday.
I believe these scientists were unaware of their participation in the developing of a genetic bioweapon that will wipe out as much as one third of the population on planet earth.
www.apfn.org /apfn/scientists.htm   (18464 words)

The list exists to facilitate communication among political scientists and other scholars who share an interest in race, ethnicity and political power.
Messages to the list include, among other topics, discussions of issues in racial and ethnic politics, requests for citations and sources, book reviews and new book announcements, information about graduate programs, job announcements, notices of upcoming conferences and meetings, and reports from the Section on Race, Ethnicity and Politics.
RACE POL is a moderated list, intended primarily for faculty and graduate students in political science and related disciplines, but open to all others with an interest in the topic.
www.apsanet.org /~rep/listserv.htm   (406 words)

 Oklahoma League of Political Scientists
The respondents to the latest survey of the Oklahoma League of Political Scientists contrasted markedly with the sizable popular support for term limits among the rest of the Oklahoma citizenry.
Almost three-fourths (73%) of the political scientists surveyed did not see term limits as an effective means to prevent the undue influence of special interest groups.
As for other alternatives, over seventy percent (70%) of the participating political scientists disagreed that a requirement for a super majority of 60% vote of the people for legislators to serve beyond 12 years would be an improvement over term limits or their elimination.
www.libarts.ucok.edu /political/organizations/olps/Survey.TermLimits01.html   (544 words)

 Political Scientists
Research a wide range of subjects, such as relations between the United States and foreign countries, the beliefs and institutions of foreign nations, or the politics of small towns or a major metropolis.
May study topics, such as public opinion, political decision making, and ideology.
May analyze the structure and operation of governments, as well as various political entities.
www.bls.gov /oes/2000/oes193094.htm   (282 words)

 Political Scientists on Putin ~ Johnson's Russia List 5-7-02   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
It is safe to say that the president has fulfilled his two main promises: he has restored the unity of the state, "the vertical of power" and ensured political stability.
His style of political leadership is rather that of a western-type manager, not a Russian tsar, as was the case with Boris Yeltsin.
To achieve it, relevant political solutions are needed: a simple and understandable legislation needs to be formed in order to stimulate this growth.
www.cdi.org /russia/johnson/6229-4.cfm   (734 words)

 Political Science Department
It equips them intellectually to comprehend and deal with their political world after graduation, in ways appropriate to their individual inclinations, be it as intelligent citizens, as journalists, as active participants in business or in electoral politics, as candidates for office or as public officials, or as academic political scientists.
In other words, political science aims at political education 'in depth" for those students who have a particular interest in things political, whatever their occupational and professional goals and whatever their other talents and interest.
While political science is usually equated with preparation for law school, a political science major prepares individuals for a variety of different careers.
www.bradley.edu /las/pls/plsdept.html   (528 words)

 A Critique of PBS's Evolution
Among other things, the long list may help to answer the contention of designated spokespeople for the series "Evolution" that "virtually all reputable scientists in the world" support Darwin's theory.
"The numbers of scientists who question Darwinism is a minority, but it is growing fast," said Stephen Meyer, a Cambridge-educated philosopher of science who directs the Center for the Renewal of Science and Culture at Discovery Institute.
Young scientists are threatened with deprivation of tenure.
www.reviewevolution.com /press/pressRelease_100Scientists.php   (1747 words)

 Nelson - Political Science-Community Resource
Connect to political science departments across, in the U.S. and around the world.
Annual 2001 Conference: February 20-24, 2001, in Chicago, IL A variety of upcoming conferences around the world are listed by the American Political Science Association.
The single most useful site for information on relevant political science mail lists is the "Political Science List of Lists".
www.nelson.com /nelson/polisci/community.html   (565 words)

 volume 9 No
These are probably the most famous political scientists in the world.
Making the 1998 survey of attitudes toward the APSR widely available, and, yet more importantly, developing mechanisms to examine regularly how satisfied political scientists are with the publications and professional activities they underwrite via their APSA dues.
For students of environmental politics, there will be one section with seven panel sessions.
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