american political science

Women tend to clam up when outnumbered

September 19th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Women tend to clam up when they are outnumbered by men, especially in group discussions to solve problems, suggests a new study."Women have something unique and ... Read more...

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People who sweat to shocking images are more likely to vote

October 9th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 09 (ANI): If your heart starts pouncing and you start sweating by watching some awful pictures, then you are most likely to vote, say researchers.A researcher has indicated that ... Read more...

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US forecaster predicts large Republican gains in November polls

September 5th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 5 (ANI): Political forecaster James E. Campbell, a professor and chair of the Department of Political Science at the University at Buffalo, has predicted that the Democrats might lose 51 ... Read more...

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‘Parenthood making mums more liberal, dads more conservative’

September 9th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): Parenthood is heightening the political 'gender gap,' with women becoming more liberal and men more conservative when it comes to government spending on social welfare issues, according to ... Read more...

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Your genes partly influence your political involvement

July 2nd, 2008 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Decisions to participate in elections and other political activities may be partly due to genetic influence, according to a new study.James H. Fowler and Christopher T. ... Read more...

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Social pressure helps raise voter turnout

March 14th, 2008 - 3:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 14 (IANS) There is a message here for election campaigners in India, at least in urban centres: direct mail campaigns not only improve voter turnout but are cheaper than door-to-door ... Read more...

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