PS: Political Science & Politics

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PS: Political Science & Politics provides critical analyses of contemporary political phenomena and is the journal of record for the discipline of political science reporting on research, teaching, and professional development. PS, begun in 1968, is the only quarterly professional news and commentary journal in the field and is the prime source of information on political scientists' achievements and professional concerns.


Robert J-P Hauck, American Political Science Association

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Current Issue: Volume 47 Issue 03

From the Editor: A wide variety of issue and topic are addressed in the July issue ranging from the symposium on higher education, the role of IR scholars, and world politics; the status of the Jewish vote in the 2012 elections; misperceptions of political figures linked to biases in ideology, religion, and media use. What does it mean to be “Liked”? Authors share their experiences in adopting a Facebook page for their department. In The Teacher section, learn how one professor with her students started a literacy program in a red light district in Guatemala City and how it grew to be a 501(c)3 and changed lives in the community. Finally, frustrated with student papers that don’t answer the question you meant to ask? Check out some ideas on writing a better exam or paper assignment. And more in the July issue of PS—always timely, always interesting.

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Higher Education and World Politics
Isaac Kamola, Neema Noori
pp 599-603 Abstract

The African University as “Global” University
Isaac Kamola
pp 604-607 Abstract

Does Academic Freedom Globalize? The Diffusion of the American Model of Education to the Middle East and Academic Freedom
Neema Noori
pp 608-611 Abstract

The “Republic of Research Administrators” in Europe: How to Get the Researchers Moving
Meng-Hsuan Chou
pp 612-615 Abstract

Universities and Public Contestation during Social and Political Crises: Belgrade University in the 1990s
Martina Vukasovic
pp 616-619 Abstract

Resisting “Progress”: The New Left and Higher Education in Latin America
J. Salvador Peralta, Thiago Pezzuto Pacheco
pp 620-623 Abstract

The University as a Transnational Actor with Transnational Power: American Missionary Universities in the Middle East and China
Rasmus Gjedssø Bertelsen
pp 624-627 Abstract

Tradition! Tradition? Jewish Voting in the 2012 Election
Research Articles
Herbert F. Weisberg
pp 629-635 Abstract

Narratives of Africa in a Digital World: Kony 2012 and Student Perceptions of Conflict and Agency in Sub-Saharan Africa
Research Articles
Megan Hershey, Michael Artime
pp 636-641 Abstract

Nongovernmental International Human Rights Organizations: The Case of Hong Kong
Research Articles
Wai-man Lam
pp 642-653 Abstract

Misperceptions in Polarized Politics: The Role of Knowledge, Religiosity, and Media
Research Articles
Michael A. Cacciatore, Sara K. Yeo, Dietram A. Scheufele, Michael A. Xenos, Doo-Hun Choi, Dominique Brossard, Amy B. Becker, Elizabeth A. Corley
pp 654-661 Abstract

Analyzing Text Complexity in Political Science Research
Damon M. Cann, Greg Goelzhauser, Kaylee Johnson
pp 663-666 Abstract

The “Liked” Department: Using Facebook Analytics for Strategic Communication
Brandon Waite, Darren Wheeler
pp 667-673 Abstract

Writing Better Writing Assignments
Allison Rank, Heather Pool
pp 675-681 Abstract

Simulating a Foreign Policy Dilemma: Considering US Humanitarian Intervention
Bob Switky
pp 682-686 Abstract

Empowering Sex Workers in Guatemala: Establishing a Sustainable Nonprofit (with Students) in a Developing Country
Jodi Finkel
pp 687-691 Abstract

Unsettling Lessons: Teaching Indigenous Politics and Settler Colonialism in Political Science
Nancy D. Wadsworth
pp 692-697 Abstract

A Study of Twitter and Clickers as Audience Response Systems in International Relations Courses
Steven B. Rothman
pp 698-702 Abstract

Teaching Active Citizenship: A Companion to the Traditional Political Science Curriculum
Michael Smith, The Honorable Bob Graham
pp 703-710 Abstract

2014 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference and Track Summaries
Kimberly A. Mealy
pp 711-730 Abstract

pp 731-734 Abstract

PS Notes
pp 735-735 Abstract

Books by Our Readers
pp 736-736 Abstract

In Memoriam
Michael Fowler
pp 737-738 Abstract

Politics after the Digital Revolution: The 2014 Annual Meeting
Liane Pinero-Kluge
pp 739-740 Abstract

Reflections on the Status of the Field
Steven Rathgeb Smith
pp 741-742 Abstract

Committee Nominates 2014–15 Officers and Council Members
pp 743-750 Abstract

Report from the Editor, Perspectives on Politics , 2013
Jeffrey C. Isaac
pp 751-755 Abstract

Highlights of the PS: Political Science & Politics Editor’s Report, 2013–14
Robert J-P Hauck
pp 756-758 Abstract

Ad Hoc Review Commitee on the Future of PS : Report
pp 759-761 Abstract

Governance Reform Committee Invites Comments
pp 762-762 Abstract

pp 763-763 Abstract

Capitol Hill Culture Shock: A Perspective from an Asian Fellow
Sa-ngopkarn Moungthong
pp 764-766 Abstract

International Alumni Networking Grant Awards
pp 767-767 Abstract

PSC volume 47 issue 3 Cover and Front matter
pp f1-f6 Abstract

PSC volume 47 issue 3 Cover and Back matter
pp b1-b5 Abstract

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