Political and Social Sciences

Turmoil in Europe – some reflections from Perry Anderson

By on July 10, 2012

TURMOIL IN EUROPE http://newleftreview.org/II/73/perry-anderson-after-the-event What longer-term political dynamics underlie the current dramas of the Eurozone? Notoriously, they pose stiff analytic problems, requiring attention both to the ongoing development of a supranational polity with no real precedent and to the varied trajectories of the—still—intractably national states it overarches. One attempt in this field has been Perry […]

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Barry Eichengreen on the Euro (and five books on Europe) – an interview

By on July 10, 2012

With hindsight, was the euro a good idea? Will it come through the present crisis intact or will any country decide to leave? And what happens if they do? All this and more answered by the economics professor. When we look back 50 years from now, what do you think we’ll say about the whole […]

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Political Science Data Set: Comparative Constitutions Project

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The goal of the Comparative Constitutions Project is to collect data on the formal characteristics of written constitutions, both current and historical, for most independent states since 1789. Characteristics include aspects of both form and content of these documents. http://www.comparativeconstitutionsproject.org/data.htm The Comparative Constitutions Project has its origins at the University of Illinois, where Elkins and […]

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Researchers of Tomorrow – Report from JISC and the British Library

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The research behaviour of Generation Y doctoral students  Researchers of Tomorrow is the UK’s largest study to date on the research behaviour of Generation Y doctoral students (born between 1982 and 1994). JISC and the British Library jointly commissioned the three year study in 2009, which involved 17,000 doctoral students from 70 universities at various […]

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Eurozine – Europe’s leading cultural magazines at your fingertips

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http://www.eurozine.com/ Eurozine is a network of European cultural journals, linking up more than 80 partner journals and just as many associated magazines and institutions from nearly all European countries. Eurozine is also a netmagazine which publishes outstanding articles from its partner journals with additional translations into one of the major European languages.  The most important […]

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IPSAPortal: TOP 300 web sites for Political Science On-line Research

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IPSAPortal: TOP 300 web sites for Political Science On-line Research www.ipsaportal.net IPSAPortal is an official on line publication of the International Political Science Association launched at the IPSA 20th World Congress in Fukuoka, Japan. IPSAPortal is an innovative project aiming at fostering on-line research in Political Science. By selecting, reviewing and evaluating the best websites […]

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