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Genetic components of political preference

Rose McDermott, professor of political science at Brown University, will discuss the growing field of research that explores possible links between genetics and political preferences at the annual meeting of the American ...

dateFeb 15, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Tendency to fear is strong political influence

It's no secret that fear is a mechanism often used in political campaigns to steer public opinion on hot-button issues like immigration and war. But not everyone is equally predisposed to be influenced by such a strategy, ...

dateFeb 05, 2013 in Social Sciences
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'Bolsa Familia' boosts families in Brazil

Can Brazil's local governments run a federal income-supplement program without political interference? Yes, they can, says Natasha Borges Sugiyama, a UWM assistant professor of political science, who has been studying the ...

dateFeb 01, 2013 in Social Sciences
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