Category Archives: Political Science

Reporting the Cuban Revolution: From Idea to Book – Feb 9 at CURVE

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Georgia State University Library presents “Reporting the Cuban Revolution: From Idea to Book,” a special lecture from Dr. Leonard Ray Teel, prize-winning Georgia State University author. Date: Tuesday, February 9th Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Location: CURVE, inside Library South entrance … Continue reading

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New Resource: AmericasBarometer

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The GSU community now has access to AmericasBarometer, a comparative survey that measures values, behaviors, and socio-economic conditions in the Americas using national probability samples of voting-age adults. A creation of the Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) at Vanderbilt University, … Continue reading

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New Resource: PolicyMap

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With the growing importance of geospatial technology and geographic datasets across all disciplines, the University Library is pleased to offer the Georgia State University community access to PolicyMap. PolicyMap is one of the largest collections of US public geodatasets and … Continue reading

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New Resource: Caribbean Newspapers, 1718-1876

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The Georgia State University Library now offers faculty, students, and staff access to Caribbean Newspapers, 1718-1876, a Readex product. Caribbean Newspapers, 1718-1876 is a full-text collection of Caribbean newspapers from the early-18th to the mid-19th century, and provides valuable primary resources … Continue reading

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New Resources: History Vault: American Politics and Society from Kennedy to Watergate, 1960-1975, and History Vault: NAACP Papers

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Georgia State University students, faculty, and staff now have access to two new modules in ProQuest’s History Vault product. We now offer access to History Vault: American Politics and Society from Kennedy to Watergate, 1960-1975, and History Vault: NAACP Papers. … Continue reading

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New Book by Political Science Professor Lakeyta Bonnette

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Congratulations to Dr. Lakeyta Bonnette on the publication of her recent book Pulse of the People: Political Rap Music and Black Politics (University of Pennsylvania Press). From the publisher: Hip-Hop music encompasses an extraordinarily diverse range of approaches to politics. … Continue reading

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New Resource: Washington Evening Star Historical Archive, 1852-1981

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GSU affiliates now have digital access to the Washington Evening Star Historical Archive, 1852-1981. Founded on December 16, 1852 and closing on August 7, 1981, the Evening Star covered over 130 years of American history from within Washington, DC. From … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Building the Ghanaian Nation-State: Kwame Nkrumah’s Symbolic Nationalism

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Prof. Harcourt Fuller of the History Department has recently published his new book, Building the Ghanaian Nation-State: Kwame Nkrumah’s Symbolic Nationalism (2014). As the first country in Sub-Saharan Africa to gain independence from a European imperial power, Ghana has always … Continue reading

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Political Science Professor’s Book Named an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice Magazine

The Puzzle of Unanimity

Congratulations to Dr. Amy Steigerwalt whose coauthored book The Puzzle of Unanimity: Consensus on the United States Supreme Court (Stanford University Press, with Pamela Corley and Artemus Ward) was named a 2014 outstanding academic title by Choice Magazine. From the … Continue reading

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Political Science Prof’s Book Named One of the Best of 2014

Wages of Oil

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Herb. His book, The Wages of Oil: Parliaments and Economic Development in Kuwait and the UAE (Cornell University Press), was named one of the best Middle East political science books of 2014 by Marc Lynch, contributor … Continue reading

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