Do Now 10/7/2013 • On your index card, please list all of the topics you believe a political scientists would study in his/her field. Be as specific as possible. • 5 minutes • HW: Read “When did Political Science forget about Politics?” and answer the associated questions. Both can be found on my course site on the school website.
Let’s share out • What did you get? • We will write your answers on the board
What are the different areas of study for political science? • You will receive a sheet called “Political Science Abstracts” • Read the abstract, then develop a theme based on the passage. Write the theme in the space called “theme.” NOTE: The theme is not education!!! • SHARE OUT!: • Take 5 minutes and share with your partner the themes you developed for each passage
What are the themes from the major political science journals? • Political science has four major themes • Comparative politics/government • Policy • Public Administration • International Relations
Jakobi, A. P. (2011). Political Parties and the Institutionalization of Education: A Comparative Analysis of Party Manifestos. Comparative Education Review, 55(2), 189-209. • ENGLER, M., & ENGLER, P. (2013). Climate of Change. Dissent, 60(3), 39-46. • Michael B. Berkman and Eric Plutzer. Publius , Vol. 41, No. 4, The States as Facilitators or Obstructionists of Local Government (Fall 2011), pp. 610-635
Do Now10/8/2013 Turn on your computer; open your homework reading from last night in INTERNET EXPLORER; begin work on the reading questions Submit homework questions as I walk around Time 10 minutes
Time remaining Open your homework for tonight Barber HW Reading. Outline the article’s main points as you read. Begin reading, as this will form the base of our discussion tomorrow.