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Political Science



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The Politics of Place and the Freeing of Political Discussion: The Scarcity of Public Space and the Searching for Political Discourse in Bethlehem, PA

Colton Krial '15 and Leah Triber '15 developed a theoretical framework to better understand the dynamics of public space and their effect on political discourse.

Colton's Take | Leah's Take

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The Political Economy of Austerity: A Case Study of Greece 

Michael Giacoumopoulos '14 examined the political, economic and social consequences of the depression in Greece, as well as the nation’s continued destruction via the crippling neo-liberal austerity measures imposed upon by the Troika and international lenders.

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Examining Change in China

Yayoi Kato, assistant professor of political science, shares her findings about changes in current Chinese policy at her faculty luncheon.

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Faculty Panelists Lead Dialogue About Diversity On and Off Campus

John Reynolds, professor of political science, organized the panel, during which eight faculty members from the College (and around the world) spoke about their own experiences with cultural identity and ethnicity. 

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