Dr. Henry F. (Chip) Carey, Associate Professor of Political Science, discusses the common reason behind demonstrations that have swept across a lot of countries recently.
“Numerous anti-government protests have paralyzed cities across the globe for months, from La Paz, Bolivia, to Santiago, Chile, and Monrovia, Liberia, to Beirut,” he wrote. “… [T]hey also share… more »
Only when democratic decentralization is combined with the integration of political parties, fiscal federalism will consistently deliver on its governance promises, Dr. Charles Hankla and coauthors argue in a new book.
Using data from 135 countries across 30 years in addition to comparative case studies of Senegal and Nigeria, the authors formalized… more »
The Cornell University Press has published a new book by Dr. Jelena Subotic, Professor of Political Science at Georgia State University, on the memory of the Holocaust in Eastern Europe following the end of Communism.
Yellow Star, Red Star inquires about the reasons behind the troubled memory of the Holocaust in the countries… more »
GSU’s Dr. Sarah Allen Gershon and PhD candidate Kristina LaPlant found that men and women experience different emotional reactions during political debates, based on evidence from the first presidential debate of 2016.
In their study published by the Journal of Political Behavior, Gershon and LaPlant – along with their co-authors Kim L. Fridkin and… more »
Female presidents have less power to shape policy and are held to higher standards in key policy areas than male presidents, according to a study led by associate professor of political science Dr. Ryan E. Carlin. The article, “Presidents’ Sex and Popularity: Baselines, Dynamics and Policy Performance,” was published by the British Journal of… more »
Dr. Lakeyta M. Bonnette-Bailey finds a significant positive impact for the exposure to political rap on the agreement with Black feminist attitudes in a new study published by the New Political Science Journal.
The study, authored by GSU’s Dr. Bonnette-Bailey and Dr. Nadia E. Brown of Purdue University, randomly assigned a total of 175… more »
Dr. Jennifer McCoy, Distinguished University Professor of Political Science, has published her latest volume as a guest co-editor and chapter author on “Polarizing Polities: A Global Threat to Democracy” along with Dr. Murat Somer of Koç University. The ANNALS volume features a chapter by Tahmina Rahman, PhD Candidate in Political Science… more »
What does university teaching – as a craft – look like? What changes does a craft perspective suggest for higher education?
The Craft of University Teaching, published by University of Toronto Press, is Dr. Peter Lindsay’s new book. Lindsay is a Professor of Political Science and Philosophy and the former director of the Center… more »
Ever wondered how can Google affect democracy? GSU’s Dr. Sean Richey and Dr. J. Benjamin Taylor, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, tackle this interesting relationship in a new book entitled Google and Democracy: Politics and the Power of the Internet. The newly released book is featured in the Washington Post through an interview… more »