“Coups, Rivals, and the Modern State” by Beth S. Rabinowitz

Coups, Rivals, and the Modern State Why Rural Coalitions Matter in Sub-Saharan Africa

Description “State development in Africa is risky, even life-threatening. Heads of state must weigh the advantage of promoting political and economic development against the risk of fortifying dangerous political rivals. This book takes a novel approach to the study of neopatrimonial rule by placing security concerns at the center of state-building. Using quantitative evidence from … Continue reading “Coups, Rivals, and the Modern State” by Beth S. Rabinowitz

The Baron Lecture Series: Monday, April 3

Dean Kriste Lindenmeyer and the Department of Political Science at Rutgers University–Camden invite you to the sixth annual presentation: Jacob Abraham and Mildred Amelia Baron Lecture Series Monday, April 3 From 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. Rutgers–Camden Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room 326 Penn Street Camden, NJ 08102 Featuring: Patricia Egan Jones Assemblywoman for New Jersey’s 5th District Patricia Egan Jones … Continue reading The Baron Lecture Series: Monday, April 3

NBC10 Interviews Dr. Shauna Shames about Upcoming Election

NBC10 recently visited the Rutgers–Camden campus to interview Dr. Shauna Shames, Assistant Professor of Political Science, about the upcoming presidential election.  Students were also asked questions about their opinions on the candidates.  Watch the video here.  Source: NBC10 Interviews Dr. Shauna Shames about Upcoming Election | Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Dept. of Political Science and Digital Studies Center Spotlighted in “Inquirer” Article

When Donald Trump retweeted a quotation attributed to him but actually uttered by Italian dictator Benito Mussolini – “It is better to live one day as a lion than 100 years as a sheep” – it was a victory for Gawker, which had set up the automated Twitter account to poke fun at the Republican … Continue reading Dept. of Political Science and Digital Studies Center Spotlighted in “Inquirer” Article