Category: Political science

Gender and Politics in the United States

The question of women participating in politics is as timely as never before. The role of women in policy-making has significantly changed over the last century, but females still have much to achieve in this field. Once it was hideous for women to vote; next it was odd to see a woman in the Senate …

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Voting Behavior

A vote of one person seems to be a little thing. Votes of the entire population can change every political or economic decision, no matter how complex it is. Voting behavior influences public policies that emerge in democratic societies. Voting behavior includes vote choice and vote decisions. First, people choose their perfect candidate and then …

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Political Socialization

We do not make our political decisions by chance; neither we thoroughly research the field to make a rational choice. Political decisions come as the result of political socialization. It includes social forces that are not connected to electoral politics and affect individuals over time. Existing political attitudes are transmitted between social groups that further …

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Political Campaigns

We cannot imagine any elections without a political campaign. It is a common pre-election procedure, and scholars have hardly paid any attention to it yet recently. But for the last decades, campaigns became much more strategic and professional so that scholars make numerous insights into the present-day campaigns. Advertising is a primary instrument to influence …

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Public Policy and Administration

As government activities became more complex, a better qualification of public administration was required. In the late 19th century, Woodrow Wilson called for the development of public service. He suggested that the US could borrow some model of administration from European monarchies without undermining American democracy. At the same time, Max Weber researched bureaucracy in …

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