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  • America
  • And what does the current turmoil reveal - or obscure - about the fundamental nature of party and faction in America? (hoover.org)
  • Months later, as President Trump leads Republicans from the White House while Democrats regroup for 2018 and 2020, we ask: what is the state of political parties in America today? (hoover.org)
  • To discuss these questions, the Hoover Institution and the Foundation for Constitutional Government are pleased to invite you to a conference at the Hoover Institution's Johnson Center in Washington, D.C., for expert discussions on the state of the Republican and Democratic Parties, and on the nature of political parties in America. (hoover.org)
  • Covering a broad range of political and cultural contexts, including Eastern and Southern Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa, this new volume investigates the problems and conflicts arising in the process of establishing an independent media and competitive politics in post-autocratic societies. (crcpress.com)
  • India
  • Students benefit from special advanced studies courses, with recent topics like Sustainable Development in Cities, India on the Eve of Independence, and American Politics in the Information Age. (mtsu.edu)
  • Since the start of the election period, political tensions have escalated into sporadic violence across India, especially in West Bengal where the BJP and the TMC have accused each other of killings, beatings, vandalism and of making false allegations to the police. (reuters.com)
  • Electoral Process
  • Still fewer understand the role played by political parties in the electoral process or the ironies within the system. (oup.com)
  • In West Bengal, where voter turnout was the highest at more than 80%, the electoral process was marred by violence as BJP candidate Bharati Ghosh was allegedly attacked and chased by supporters of the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) party, according to witnesses and one police source. (reuters.com)
  • election
  • Examine why some seats are classified as safe, marginal or swinging, and understand how outcomes in these seats shape which party wins or loses the election. (dummies.com)
  • From the impeachment of Bill Clinton, to the controversy surrounding the 2000 presidential election, and the Bush administration's responses to September 11, students will gain a balanced and critical understanding of all the key issues and debates in contemporary American government and politics today. (google.no)
  • It is this stated intention to smash the Left, to conduct civil war in lieu of politics, to outlaw and if necessary annihilate internal enemies, that makes debates about whether Bolsonaro's election is a victory for a "populist" or "hard" or "far" or "extreme" right seem like sophistry. (thebaffler.com)
  • It seems as if this particular election is all about a few political personalities. (reuters.com)
  • 2000
  • Csaba Nikolenyi received his PhD from The University of British Columbia in 2000 and joined the Department of Political Science at Concordia University the same year. (oup.com)
  • national
  • The National Assembly is a unicameral, 250-seat legislature, with deputies elected to four-year terms according to party lists. (freedomhouse.org)
  • And the allegations involve the European far right, the Christchurch attack, the anti UN Migrant pact movement and the National Party. (thestandard.org.nz)
  • On behalf of the National Party Judith Collins has offered to help Labour deal with the housing crisis, the one that National is responsible for. (thestandard.org.nz)
  • This book examines the recent development of the far right in Britain, with a particular focus on the British National Party (BNP) the most electorally successful far right party in British history. (crcpress.com)
  • His principal political antagonist, Roman Dmowski , leader of the National Democrat party , by contrast, called for a Poland limited to the pre-Partitions Polish Crown and based mainly on a homogeneous ethnically Polish population and Roman Catholic identity. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1923, with the government dominated by his opponents, in particular the National Democrats , Piłsudski retired from active politics. (wikipedia.org)
  • They will regain their importance in national politics. (reuters.com)
  • In some countries - historical national boundaries in Hungary for example or ethnic divisions in Ukraine or Latvia - specific issues are present that give national distinctiveness to party competition. (pozorblog.com)
  • despite
  • Despite the SNS bloc's absolute majority, Vučić formed a cabinet in April that also included members of smaller parties, as well as independent experts. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Despite common belief, all parties are not the same. (dummies.com)
  • Perhaps this is because of the lack of competition in a country where only two parties have a true chance of winning, despite the fact that a large number of citizens claim allegiance to neither and think badly of both. (oup.com)
  • handful
  • Heaps of minor parties have emerged in Australian politics, but only a handful have ever won seats in parliament. (dummies.com)
  • A handful of youngish Polish journalists came too-none then particularly famous-along with a few civil servants and one or two members of the government. (theatlantic.com)
  • Science
  • Political science and sub-fields such as public administration, international relations, and law, offer students a wide range of avenues to fulfill an interest in public affairs. (mtsu.edu)
  • Before graduating with a degree in political science (pre-law concentration) and a minor in criminal justice, Slatton finished up his paid internship, obtained through MTSU's legislative intern program, knowing that he had successfully crafted and lobbied for a bill that passed both houses of the General Assembly - a feat veteran Capitol staffers told him may very well have been a first for an intern. (mtsu.edu)
  • Programs in Political Science and International Relations offer preparation to students for a wide range of careers in government, law, public service, public affairs, international affairs, non-governmental organizations, and education. (mtsu.edu)
  • Students of political science also use their skills in the private sector, especially in the areas of international business, trade, and labor. (mtsu.edu)
  • Minors are available in Political Science, International Relations, Public Policy and Management, Paralegal Studies, and Political and Civic Engagement. (mtsu.edu)
  • and take 33 hours in political science. (mtsu.edu)
  • Political Science (B.A. (mtsu.edu)
  • Students majoring in Political Science can choose a general focus or a concentration in either Public Policy and Management or Pre-law. (mtsu.edu)
  • C. C. Schweitzer is Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science, University of Bonn. (berghahnbooks.com)
  • His work has appeared in journals such as the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Legislative Studies Quarterly, and the British Journal of Political Science . (oup.com)
  • To enter, remain and graduate in Joint Honours, students must achieve/maintain a 3.3 average in their political science courses and more than half of the political science grades must be at the B+ level or higher. (mcgill.ca)
  • In addition to meeting these Political Science requirements, students must meet the requirements set forth by the other department. (mcgill.ca)
  • To be awarded First Class Joint Honours at graduation, in addition to the Faculty requirement of a 3.50 CGPA, students must achieve a 3.6 average in their political science courses and more than half of political science grades must be at the A- level or higher. (mcgill.ca)
  • All political science courses taken at McGill are counted in determining a student's standing. (mcgill.ca)
  • Political Science : An introduction to empirical political research. (mcgill.ca)
  • One quarter (9 credits) of political science credits must be at the 400-level or above including one 500-level Honours Seminar or one 600-level Graduate Seminar. (mcgill.ca)
  • No more than 15 credits of political science may be at the 200 level. (mcgill.ca)
  • Students may not take 200-level political science courses in their final year. (mcgill.ca)
  • Political Science : An examination of the central governmental institutions, including parliament, federalism, and the judiciary. (mcgill.ca)
  • Regional parties will play a bigger role compared to the previous 5 years or even 15 years," said K.C. Suri, a political science professor at the University of Hyderabad. (reuters.com)
  • The political vitriolic has become intense, and negatively intense," said Ashok Acharya, a political science professor at the University of Delhi. (reuters.com)
  • Pakistan
  • He told reporters Thursday that he had urged the major political parties to 'strengthen the moderate center of Pakistan politics. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Indian warplanes attacked what the government said was a terrorist training camp in Pakistan in February, soon after a suicide car bomb attack in the disputed Kashmir region killed 40 police officers. (reuters.com)
  • Congress
  • In fact, right now, tonight, as political pundits discuss the president's speech, chances are, they'll obsess over the reactions of members of Congress. (foxnews.com)
  • Governors in both parties, and a large majority of the Congress are ready, right now, to provide health care to 10 million American children, as a first step in overhauling our health care system. (foxnews.com)
  • SvD argues, however, that the party has missed a chance for true political renewal, and urges the rank and file to promote Mikael Damberg, who represents the party's more centrist wing, as an alternate candidate at the upcoming congress. (thelocal.se)
  • Recent weeks have also been marked by personal attacks between leaders, including comments from Modi about the family of Congress President Rahul Gandhi, the scion of the Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty. (reuters.com)
  • group
  • The 5 Star Movement, a maverick party that is Italy's largest political group, and the nativist, hard-right League, agreed to form a government, ending five days of political chaos that revived longstanding worries about the stability of the eurozone and roiled global markets. (wsj.com)
  • So-called "NPPs" became the state's second-largest political group in the spring. (sandiegouniontribune.com)
  • One leader of a group of protesters shouted: "This government does not have faith in Allah. (gulfnews.com)
  • I have a particularly clear memory of a walk in the snow-maybe it was the day before the party, maybe the day after-with a bilingual group, everybody chattering at once, English and Polish mingling and echoing through the birch forest. (theatlantic.com)
  • societies
  • The editors of East European Politics and Societies are grateful to the SSEES Research Blog for hosting this discussion. (pozorblog.com)
  • When East European Politics and Societies and Cultures inquired about the possibility of publishing several papers in a special issue, the authors offered to work together to produce this supplementary work to reflect the discussions that were so productive toward building a consensus (and revealing differences). (pozorblog.com)
  • Parliament
  • This was because the leading party did not have the required 151 Members of parliament to form a government. (net.gr)
  • Not everyone in parliament represents a party. (dummies.com)
  • Not everyone wants to make their impact on politics through parliament. (dummies.com)
  • The book starts with the premise that electoral systems and constitutional provisions about the powers, the structure, and the relationship between parliament and the presidency determine the degree to which political power is dispersed or concentrated in the political system. (oup.com)
  • politicians
  • According to a 2011 Constitutional Court ruling, politicians elected on a party ticket are prohibited from filing a letter of resignation with the party before taking office. (freedomhouse.org)
  • By transmitting and analysing these debates, the media can play a big role in deciding which politicians trump their political opponents. (dummies.com)
  • The campaign period is showtime for political parties and politicians. (dummies.com)
  • Economics
  • Students with teacher licensure in History, Geography, and Economics may also seek an add-on endorsement in government. (mtsu.edu)
  • represents
  • While much remains unknown about the man tipped to be the saviour of the crisis-laden Social Democrats , most Swedish newspapers were in agreement that the choice of Håkan Juholt represents a shift to the left for the party, although they differed on what that shift means for the party's future. (thelocal.se)
  • History
  • Or do recent events reflect just one more chapter in the two-century history of American party politics? (hoover.org)
  • Australian political history has been dominated by the Labor and Liberal Parties since the end of World War II. (dummies.com)
  • AT THE height of Bahrain's riots and protests in 2011 and 2012, some, including certain figures in the U.S. government, argued that Bahrain's royal family had to give way to the protesters' demands or be swept away by the tides of history. (nationalinterest.org)
  • patterns
  • As the Union-Tribune's Charles T. Clark reported last week, party affiliations, or the lack thereof, and voting patterns are two different things . (sandiegouniontribune.com)
  • Its central argument is that differences in the arrangement of political institutions systematically explain variations in patterns of multi-party government across these states. (oup.com)
  • compromise
  • The pressures of electoral competition and the necessity of delegating substantial authority to ministers affiliated with specific parties threaten the compromise agreements that are at the heart of coalition governance. (oup.com)
  • Suspicions were mutual, but power was in the hands of the government, and it ended up convinced that compromise was impossible. (nationalinterest.org)
  • And if they could not tell me that they could keep a deal, how could they possibly persuade a suspicious government that compromise would lead them anywhere except to a weakened government faced with further demands in a repetitive, downward cycle? (nationalinterest.org)
  • foundations
  • All those years of Kennedy scholarships, "fellowships" at Harvard, study trips and fraternal seminars paid for by US government agencies, "foundations" and "endowments" have worked wonders. (questia.com)
  • protests
  • The Hefajat-e-Islam party, which had a battlecry of 'One point, One demand: Atheists must be hanged' during the protests, trudged along six major highways, blocking all transport between Dhaka and other cities. (gulfnews.com)
  • Therefore
  • It may just be that Social Democrats with leftist credentials can gain the legitimacy and therefore the power to turn the party to the right," writes the paper. (thelocal.se)
  • legislative
  • In 2014, the landslide victory of the SNS bloc gave the party control of the executive and legislative branches of government-a rare occurrence in the usually contested political sphere. (freedomhouse.org)
  • The Government has increased funding for family caregivers of people with disabilities and is moving to repeal one of the most constitutionally outrageous legislative provisions that the prevoius Government enacted. (thestandard.org.nz)
  • interest
  • His main interest is the politics of United States foreign policy but he has also written extensively on domestic US politics. (google.no)
  • Written by an outstanding line-up of renowned experts in this field, this is essential reading for all those with an interest in British politics, fascism, political parties, race relations and extremism. (crcpress.com)
  • Introduction
  • It provides a lively and accessible introduction and guide to all the main features and characteristics of one of the most distinctive and complex contemporary political systems in the world. (google.no)
  • Debates
  • Rovny: One of the most interesting debates has been the one on structure versus volatility of politics in eastern Europe. (pozorblog.com)
  • deal
  • Talat Masood, a political analyst and retired army general, said a power-sharing deal between Musharraf and Bhutto would be seen as 'ideal' in Washington. (washingtonpost.com)