WHAT IS POLITICAL SCIENCE?. Political science is the field of the social sciences concerning the theory and practice of politics and the description and analysis of political systems and political behaviour. WHAT IS POLITICS?. “ Politics is the art of looking for trouble,
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WHAT IS POLITICAL SCIENCE?
Politicalscience is the field of the social sciences concerning the theory and practice of politics and the description and analysis of political systems and political behaviour.
WHAT IS POLITICS?
“Politics is the art of looking for trouble,
finding it whether it exists or not,
diagnosing it incorrectly
and applying the wrong remedy.”
- Earnest Benn
“Politics is more difficult than physics.” - Albert Einstein
“Politics is the art of the possible.”
- Otto von Bismarck
“...the good of man must be the end of the science of Politics.” - Aristotle
Politicians are like diapers. Theyshouldbothbechangedfrequently and for the same reason.- Anonymous
“The things that will destroy us are:
Politics without principle;
pleasure without conscience;
wealth without work;
knowledge without character;
business without morality;
science without humanity;
and worship without sacrifice”.
- Mahatma Gandhi
“When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace”.
“Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote!”
“I picked politics
I want to be an intellectual.
I do not choose
to go about my life being unable to
converse with with people without even a base to speak upon”
“With the flood of world events
that are sensationalized
in our news media, political science
is a great avenue to study what takes place behind the scenes and to understand
how to point out flaws in the coverage” .
“At first, I just took political science because I had to. The first month of the class, I discovered it was actually a lot of fun!
We even get to create our own political
partiesand run them how we want to”
“I am studying politics
to be able to make proper decisions not
a career in
“If you like to argue, it is the class for you”
“Learning new things about my own views
on politics andgovernment is whatI like aboutthe course”
learning andunderstandingcurrent events as well as the events of the past”
“Politics is Fun”
taking this course
I am not intimidated
political scienceis the only way ignorance and prejudicecan be broken down”
“Political Science is interesting.”
“It allows you
“Ihavealwayswantedtovote, butIhavenothadenough knowledge to knowhow to make an educated vote. Now, I am looking forward the next election”
Why study Political Science?
Political Science ranks as
one of the most popular of
all undergraduate majors,
the most popular
social science major
in the world.
Over 34% of all graduates in 2003
were graduating from social sciences.Of them, 82% took 3 or more
political science courses.
- Eurostat, EU
Political science is ideal for:
interested in issues like education,
environment, civil rights, war and peace, globalization, justice and equality
interested in careers like law, teaching, journalism, public policy and any other careers that depend upon analytic,
research and communication skills.
In today’s dynamic job market, employers prefer people with analytical skills who know how to learn and adapt to the quickly changing job market.
Studying political science helps students to develop transferable skills and provides an excellent background in many exciting careers.
IV. Private Sector- For Profit or not-for Profit Organizations- Law Firms, Legal Aid Organizations- Market Research Firms, Consulting Firms - Insurance Companies, Banks- Public Relations Firms, - Community OrganizationsV.Federal,Provincial&Local Government- Foreign Service, Military Service- Crown Corporations & Regulatory Agencies- Law Enforcement Agencies
This Prime Minister was allegedly involved in the Airbus Scandal. Some might think that NAFTA and the GST might also be some infamous acts of his .
This Prime Minister was forced to resign in 1926, over a scandal discovered in the customs department of his administration. Later he was re-elected. When he dies, it was revealed he spoke to the dead
This prime minister introduced a new flag, the Canada Pension Plan and universal medicare.
Lester B. Pearson