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politics,

n 1. the art and science of governance, particularly in a democracy or collegial body.
2. the interpersonal relationships noted within group interactions such as can occur in a dental office or clinic.
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The dominance of behavioralism in political science is nearly unquestioned.
Watson, associate professor of political science, University of Hawaii, Hilo, founded and will serve as editor of the new journal White House Studies, a quarterly journal that will begin publication in spring 2001.
Sociology and political science rarely import directly from logic, mathematics, or statistics.
Stein, have done a fine job cataloguing the topics and themes that should be included in any systematic inquiry into the relationship of political science and liberal democracy.
Patricia's selection for this committee is a testament to the respect she has garnered from the political science community," said Gwendolyn M.
LegSim is an established, server-based, political science simulation, which has been accessed via the Internet and used in approximately 60 courses by about 2500 students over the past 5 years.
Young people are not hot on political science,'' Kazie said.
Governing by Network is especially recommended for political leaders, political science teachers, political science students, and school library collections for its invaluable contribution to observing dramatic shifts in leadership and day-to-day practice requirements.
She has a BA in political science from Stanford University and a Master's degree in public administration from George Washington University.
Despite interest in the impact of undergraduate research on student development in higher education literature, there has not been much work done on the relationship between participation in undergraduate research and the development of political science students.
The decision to explore APSA-NSF relationships apparently arose from three chief concerns: a perceived failure of NSF to support the political scientists whose NSF grant was criticized in the Congress, the token budgetary increase ($10,000) awarded to the political science program at NSF for budget year 1998, and, in justification of that budgetary decision, the statements of an NSF administrator that research in political science lacked innovation and excitement.
THIS AUGUST, TOP POLITICAL SCIENTISTS from around the country will converge on Atlanta for the annual American Political Science Association (APSA) conference.

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