Democracy within Globalization for the Benefit of Humanity

•Essay 2 response for PS 1000, Wayne State, Fall 2012. •Example of teaching/learning mechanism: compare your essay to mine. •Niche audience: international relations / comparativists / democratic development. ARTICLE: Henry Teune. Global Democracy. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Vol. 581, Globalization and Democracy (May, 2002), pp. 22-34. Democracy lassoes in…

Interest Groups Maim the Median Voter

•Essay 2 response for PS 1000, Wayne State, Fall 2012. •Example of teaching/learning mechanism: compare your essay to mine. •Niche audience: international relations / comparativists. ARTICLE: Barkley Rosser Jr. 2007. The Rise and Decline of Mancur Olson’s View of “The Rise and Decline of Nations“. Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 74, No. 1, pp. 4-17 How…

MPSA 2013

The Midwest Political Science Association’s annual conference runs the Palmer House in Chicago for a weekend. And it was this weekend. I was part of Section 29-13: Political Communication in Campaigns. What’s extraordinary about this meeting of political science professionals is the scope of information produced. I mean, we hear that the amount of information available to us doubles every…

Paper for Midwest Political Science Association Conference, 2013

I co-authored a paper to be presented this weekend with Anthony Daniels, Wayne State University, at MPSA. The paper is titled: Political Actor Agency, Public Opinion, and Negative Media Frames. We present in section 29-13, Political Communication in Campaigns; on Saturday, April 13, 2:40 pm. Abstract This study examines the media frame and coverage surrounding the…