Notre Dame researchers found that voter ID requirements motivated supporters of both parties equally to comply and participate, but had little overall effect on the actual outcomes of the elections.
Protests in Sri Lanka unprecedented, unlikely to fade away
Sri Lanka is facing an economic and political crisis, with protesters taking to the streets of the island nation to demand government action and accountability. Daniel Bass is manager of the Einaudi Center’s South Asia Program at Cornell University. His…
Terrorism – A Threat for Urban Dwellers Be in the Know, Be on the Lookout for a Safe Society
Chula Political Science Lecturer alerts our society on the dangers of “urban terrorism” and the need to build a knowledge base for crisis management should an incident occur while also proposing that the government should invest in national security.
2020 New Jersey County Report Card from CAWP
Mercer and Union counties lead New Jersey in an overall ranking of women’s political representation based on an average of women’s representation on local councils, mayoralties, and commissionerships (formerly freeholders), according to data compiled by the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP), a unit of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University.
The unintended consequence of becoming an empathetic person
People generally want to improve on things like being more emotionally connected to others, but researchers found that this leads to changes in their political souls as well.
Comedy Can Help Change the World, Rutgers Researcher Says
Comedy can play an important role in challenging people to address critical social issues, says Lauren Feldman, associate professor at Rutgers’ School of Communication and Information.
Political ‘oil spill’: Polarization is growing stronger — and getting stickier
Experts have documented that political polarization is intensifying in the United States. However, a Penn State sociologist now suggests that this separation isn’t just more intense, but it is also growing broader, coagulating into an ideological slick of opinions.
The divide between us: Urban-rural political differences rooted in geography
A new study by Washington University in St. Louis political scientists finds that how close people live to a major metropolitan area and their town’s population density play a significant role in shaping their political beliefs and partisan affiliation.