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Political Science

POLITICAL SCIENCE * It is the systematic study of the state in all its elements, aspects and relationships. * The term POLITICAL is taken from the Greek word POLIS meaning, city-state. * SCIENCE is derived from Latin word SCIRE which means “to know” and CIENCIA which means “knowledge” or “study” * The systematic study of and reflection upon politics. Politics usually describes the processes by which people and institutions exercise and resist power. Political processes are used...

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political science

What is Sociology? Sociology is defined as the scientific study of society and human behavior. Sociology is a part of social sciences. The study of sociology aims at analyzing the patterns of human behavior, deriving their causes and speculating the future of the behavioral patterns in society. Importance of Sociology The various disciplines of sociology include the study of social interaction between people. The areas covered by sociology include the analysis of social contacts between members...

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Political Communication

public informed and up to date with current news and events in their community, state, country, and around the world. In politics the media can either build or damage a political figure by changing the public's opinion. Many people depend heavily on television as their source of information where they see or hear about political issues, events, and policies because television is the single most powerful medium of global communication and nightly newscasts are the most frequently watched source of...

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Media's Effects on Political Voters

Voter predispositions, political naivety and persuasive advertising: voting is no longer based on policy and beliefs The effect that the media has on voters can be extremely diverse. From entirely formulating an opinion to strengthening an existing one, the media has the ability to do both but not to every type of individual. In order to understand how various citizens are influenced by media messages, Philip Converse et al. (1966) separated voters into three distinct groups: those with the highest...

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Political Dynast: Anathema to Democracy

For decades, we often heard, in print and broadcast media, outcries banning political dynasty in local and national level political posts and calling for national legislators to enact an enabling law espousing the critical issue which many assert “detrimental to nation’s progress and a blight of democracy”. The term is also known as oligarchy, an equivalent term in political science and is coined to describe a practice, or even a tradition referring to family members or people within the same bloodline...

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Political Ethics & Sex Scandals

sexual scandals have always been a part of the political arena. There exists a body of social science and psychological study specifically related to power and the effects it has on men and women, particularly in the political field. Power and influence can lead to a “bubble effect” for some politicians where they become insular. The formation of a double standard and hypocritical behavior emerges. A 2010 The Economist magazine article explains this political phenomenon. “Politicians who have extramarital...

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Global Political Economy Assignment Pap

Microfinance – 2014/5 Module: Global Political Economy Assignment: Globalization constrains policy choices of domestic governments This paper examines the overview of the field of global political economy and globalization and the impact of constrain policy choices of the domestic government. I examine the international trading system, the international monetary system, the international financial system and I argue that political economy and the resulting of globalization...

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Political Science Essay

it is essential for professionals involved in the practice of politic sciences to continuously seek out to expand their skills and horizons in practice. This can be made via the creation of further educational opportunities that not only seeks to rearm the knowledge and expertise in the field of politics but also function towards taking advantage of training on the field and relevance of political science. Coming from Albania, I had realized when I came to the United...

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Political Economy of the Free Market System and its effect on our work and personal lives.

Political Economy of the Free Market System and its effect on our work and personal lives. By: Christina Bajwa “A fusion of economic and political theory into one single social theory” is the definition of political economy provided by the great Yugoslav economist Branko Horvat that Philips uses in his book, Inside Capitalism: An Introduction to Political economy, to explain how it is different from orthodox economics and politics, but rather a combination of...

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International Political Economy

hInternational Political Economy IPE is about interplay of economics and politics in world affairs. The core question of IPE is: what drives and explains events in the world economy? For some peoplethis comes down to a battle of ‘states versus markets’. The ‘markets’ for world economy are not like local Street bazaars in which all items can be openly and competitively traded and exhanged. Equally, politicians cannot rule the global economy. World markets and countries, local firms and multinational...

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