Political Science

Louisiana’s Congressional Delegation (2015)

Congressional Delegation

General purpose of this lecture is to present on Louisiana’s Congressional Delegation (2015). Senators: Each state elects two senators for staggered 6-year terms. Senators represent the entire state. The United States is divided into 435 congressional districts — 6 in Louisiana — each w.....

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Eric John Ernest Hobsbawm: Politician

Eric John Ernest Hobsbawm

Eric John Ernest Hobsbawm, Politician was born on 9 June 1917 in Alexandria, Sultanate of Egypt. He attended King’s College, Cambridge, from 1936. Hobsbawm received a doctorate (PhD) in History from Cambridge University for his dissertation on the Fabian Society. He earned a reputation as o.....

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Thomas Hobbes Assumption: Social Order

Social Order

Major purpose of this lecture is to present on Thomas Hobbes Assumption: Social Order. This lecture broadly focus on how is social order possible. Hobbes aimed to produce evidence for why we need a government based on rational argument and evidence without reference to the ‘divine right of ki.....

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Political Demography

Political Demography

Political Demography in all its facets—fertility, net migration, mortality, population size, age structure, the first and second demographic transitions—is a vital ingredient in shaping the political process. Its effect can be proximate or remote; first, second, or third order; necessary, but.....

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Robert Alan Dahl: Political Theorist

Robert Alan Dahl

Robert Alan Dahl, Political Theorist was born December 17, 1915, Inwood, Iowa, U.S. A leading theorist of political pluralism, Dahl stressed the role in politics played by associations, groups, and organizations. He established the pluralist theory of democracy—in which political outcomes are e.....

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Joseph Raz: Political Philosopher

Joseph Raz

Joseph Raz, Political Philosopher was born 21 March 1939 (age 77) Mandate Palestine. He is one of the most prominent advocates of legal positivism and is well-known for his conception of perfectionist liberalism. His work covers a range of topics, from the relationship between law and morality, t.....

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Sir Isaiah Berlin: Social and Political Theorist, Philosopher and Historian

Sir Isaiah Berlin

Sir Isaiah Berlin, Social and Political Theorist, Philosopher and Historian was born June 6, 1909, Riga, Latvia, (now in Latvia). He is regarded as one of the founders of the discipline now known as intellectual history. He was an essayist, conversationalist, raconteur, and lecturer. Berlin’.....

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Edmund Burke: Author, Orator, Political Theorist, and Philosopher

Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke, Author, Orator, Political Theorist, and Philosopher was born in 12 January 1729 Dublin, Ireland. He was an British statesman, parliamentary orator and political thinker, played a prominent part in all major political issues for about 30 years after 1765, and remained an important fi.....

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Harold Laski: British Political Theorist, Economist, Author, and Lecturer

Harold Laski

Harold Laski, British Political Theorist, Economist, Author, and Lecturer was born 30 June 1893 Manchester, United Kingdom. He was a prominent member of the British Labour Party who turned to Marxism in his effort to interpret the “crisis in democracy” in Britain during the economic depressio.....

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Alexis de Tocqueville: French Diplomat, Political Scientist, and Historian

Alexis de Tocqueville

Alexis de Tocqueville, French Diplomat, Political Scientist, and Historian was born July 29, 1805, Paris, France. At age 16 Tocqueville entered the College Royal in Metz to study philosophy. During this time Tocqueville began to have doubts about the role of the aristocracy in French government a.....

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James Madison: Political Theorist and President of USA (1809–17)

James Madison

James Madison, Political Theorist and fourth President of USA (1809–17) is known as the “Father of the Constitution.” He was Born on March 16, 1751, in Port Conway, Virginia, British America. He established the Democrat-Republican Party with President Thomas Jefferson, and became pr.....

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Geopolitical Ontology

Geopolitical Ontology

Geopolitical Ontology has been populated using FAO, UN and internationally recognized data sources. It ensures that FAO and associated partners can rely on a master reference for geopolitical information, as it manages names in multiple languages (English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Russia.....

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