A recent nationwide study by Public Agenda, shows that the majority of Americans believe democracy is facing serious challenges.
Election Science articles
This election science section highlights important research in political science as it relates to democracy, the ultimate invention in political science. Technology and science have played a major role in democratic history and this section seeks to constantly reexamine the important ideas behind it all. Be sure to also check out our Election Technology section and our articles on Technology Dissidents, the Internet and Voting or Voting Machines.
According to a new perspective, there are fourteen research challenges that present critical funding opportunities for the NSF-CA.
Leadership is a difficult idea to grasp. Great leaders may have many more attributes. The concept has since become a modern platitude.
Rick Hasen and David Kaye, both law professors at UC Irvine, are co-directors of the new Fair Elections and Free Speech Center.
Female vampire bats establish an egalitarian community within a roost rather than a society based on a clear hierarchy of dominance.
Given the importance of what political science studies, from democratization to genocide, a false concept escaping might be dangerous.
Due to the separation of powers, democracy provides an alternative to compelling political action on climate change through litigation.
Despite the reality of political polarization in the US, partisans often overstate its scope. This is referred to as “false polarization.”
Public trust in American democracy is dwindling. Over 100 political scientists recently issued a warning aptly titled “Statement of Concern.”
Univ. of Virginia has launched the Karsh Institute Of Democracy. This recognizes the efforts of Bruce and Martha Karsh for democracy.