In the Current Issue
Volume 135 - Number 4 - Winter 2020-21
The Emergence of a Latino Political Ethnicity: 1990 to the Era of Trump
Alan Yang examines how ordinary U.S. Latinos of different national origin ancestries have become an increasingly cohesive panethnic political group since the time of the 1990 Latino National Political Survey. He argues that this trend towards increasing convergence across national origin has been both reinforced and disrupted on questions related to politically relevant sentiments and perceptions two years into the Trump presidency.
The Twitter Presidency: How Donald Trump’s Tweets Undermine Democracy and Threaten Us All
Brian L. Ott and Greg Dickinson discuss Donald Trump’s use of Twitter. They argue that this ability to leverage the structural biases of Twitter has eroded the democratic norms and principles that protect against the slide into authoritarianism.
Perception and Misperception in U.S.-China Relations
Andrew Scobell assesses contemporary U.S.-China relations. He concludes that bilateral ties are best characterized as full-blown greatpower rivalry. He argues that heightened intensity and persistent hostility is likely due to the powerful impact of pervasive misperceptions and enduring negative images of each other.
Conflict Aggravation or Alleviation? A Cross-National Examination of U.S. Military Aid’s Effect on Conflict Dynamics with Insights from Pakistan
Amira Jadoon analyzes the effects of U.S. military aid on conflict dynamics and violence within recipient states. She argues that higher levels of U.S. military aid to states with weak governance structures can inadvertently result in a diffusion rather than elimination of militant organizations and fail to constrain retaliatory attacks.
Religious Parties and Ideological Change: A Comparison of Iran and Turkey
Mohammad Ayatollahi Tabaar and A.Kadir Yildirim examine ideological change within religious parties in Iran and Turkey. They argue that these political parties actively and continuously shift ideological discourse in response to their political context.
Is the Republican Party Destroying Itself? (And Why It Needs to Reclaim Its Conservative Ideals), Thomas E. Patterson ;
Downfall: The Demise of a President and His Party, Andrew Hacker
Reviewed by Gary Wasserman FREE
Power in Peacekeeping, Lise Morjé Howard
Reviewed by Jacob Kathman
In the Shadow of the Cold War: American Foreign Policy from George Bush Sr. to Donald Trump, Timothy J. Lynch
Reviewed by Richard Immerman
Active Defense: China’s Military Strategy since 1949, M. Taylor Fravel
Reviewed by Andrew Scobell
Dangerously Divided: How Race and Class Shape Winning and Losing in American Politics, Zoltan L. Hajnal
Reviewed by Natalie Masuoka FREE
Good Enough for Government Work: The Public Reputation Crisis in America (And What We Can Do to Fix It), Amy E. Lerman
Reviewed by Mallory E. Sorelle
Neighborhood Defenders: Participatory Politics and America’s Housing Crisis, Katherine Levine Einstein , David M. Glick and Maxwell Palmer
Reviewed by Mark Paul
Join the Academy of Political Science and automatically receive Political Science Quarterly.
On Democracy: Remembering Demetrios James Caraley
Publishing since 1886, PSQ is the most widely read and accessible scholarly journal with distinguished contributors such as: Lisa Anderson, Robert A. Dahl, Samuel P. Huntington, Robert Jervis, Joseph S. Nye, Jr., Theda Skocpol, Woodrow Wilsonview additional issues
Articles | Book reviews
PRESIDENTIAL SELECTION AND DEMOCRACY
The Academy of Political Science, promotes objective, scholarly analyses of political, social, and economic issues. Through its conferences and publications APS provides analysis and insight into both domestic and foreign policy issues.
With neither an ideological nor a partisan bias, PSQ looks at facts and analyzes data objectively to help readers understand what is really going on in national and world affairs.