Best Political Science podcasts (Updated January 2018; image)
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The Axe Files with David Axelrod
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David Axelrod, the founder and director of the University of Chicago Institute of Politics, brings you The Axe Files, a series of revealing interviews with key figures in the political world. Go beyond the soundbites and get to know some of the most interesting players in politics.
 
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New Books in Political Science
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Interviews with Political Scientists about their New Books
 
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New Books in Public Policy
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Interviews with Scholars of Public Policy about their New Books
 
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Scholars Strategy Network's No Jargon
 
No Jargon, the Scholars Strategy Network’s weekly podcast, presents interviews with top university scholars on the politics, policy problems, and social issues facing the nation. Powerful research, intriguing perspectives -- and no jargon. Find show notes and plain-language research briefs on hundreds of topics at www.scholarsstrategynetwork.org/nojargon.
 
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SAGE Political Science & International Relations
 
Welcome to the official free Podcast from SAGE for Political Science & International Relations. SAGE is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets with principal offices in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, and Singapore.
 
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New Books in History
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Interviews with Authors about their New Books
 
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Party Politics
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A political podcast hosted by two political science professors, Brandon Rottinghaus from the University of Houston and Jay Aiyer from Texas Southern University. They’ll provide you with up-to-date politics and policy conversations for your next cocktail party and it’ll make you sound really smart!
 
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A Good Run with Daniel Feldman
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A Good Run Podcast offers pieces of political history as personally experienced by Dan Feldman, a New York State legislator between 1981 and 1998 and current public management professor at John Jay College. The series includes revealing encounters between Feldman and such legendary New York political figures as Ed Koch, Mario Cuomo and John Lindsay, as well as with figures still prominent in American politics. His two children, Asher and Leah, take turns interviewing Dan about topics recount ...
 
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On this episode of Party Politics, co-hosts Jay Aiyer and Brandon Rottinghausbring you the latest from the Lone Star state's political landscape: Fed report says special education cap was wrong Governor Greg Abbott's new tax plan Maternal mortality study - it's worse than we thought Redistricting and SCOTUS Then, Brandon and Jay will look at ho ...…
 
On this episode of Party Politics, co-hosts Jay Aiyer and Brandon Rottinghauswalk us through a very, very busy week on the political scene, but what's new there right? Using swearwords and what that means when you're president Steve Bannon plans to talk to lead Russia investigator Robert Mueller President Trump - girther-gate, Stormy Daniels Go ...…
 
The Age of Lone Wolf Terrorism (Columbia University Press, 2017), by Mark S. Hamm and Ramon Spaaij, identifies patterns among individuals that commit acts of terror outside of a group or network. Hamm and Spaaij follow these individuals, commonly…
 
The Age of Lone Wolf Terrorism (Columbia University Press, 2017), by Mark S. Hamm and Ramon Spaaij, identifies patterns among individuals that commit acts of terror outside of a group or network. Hamm and Spaaij follow these individuals, commonly…
 
Is making art a job? This question is central to The Work of Art: Value in Creative Careers (Stanford University Press, 2017), the new book by Alison Gerber, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Sociology at Lund University.…
 
We take electricity for granted. But the material grids and wires that bring light to homes and connect places are also objects of moral concern, political freedoms and national advancement, suggests Leo Coleman in his new book A Moral Technology: …
 
Monica Mattfeld’s Becoming Centaur: Eighteenth-Century Masculinity and English Horsemanship (Penn State University Press, 2017) explores the complex relationship between men and their horses, and reflects upon how these interactions defined a man’s gendered and political positions within society. Focusing on……
 
In her new book, Histories of Controversy: Bonegilla Migrant Centre (Melbourne University Publishing, 2017), Alexandra Dellios, a Lecturer in Heritage Studies at the Australian National University, provides a critical reassessment of Bonegilla, which received and temporarily accommodated about…
 
In her new book, Histories of Controversy: Bonegilla Migrant Centre (Melbourne University Publishing, 2017), Alexandra Dellios, a Lecturer in Heritage Studies at the Australian National University, provides a critical reassessment of Bonegilla, which received and temporarily accommodated about…
 
Can we have sound media that is ecologically sound? Can we fine tune our media production and consumption habits to a greener key? How can an environmental perspective on sound media contribute to our understanding of how media culture is…
 
As a United States senator in the 1930s and 1940s, Arthur Vandenberg was one of the leading Republican voices shaping the nation’s foreign policy. Though initially a staunch isolationist, as Hendrik Meijer explains in Arthur Vandenberg: The Man in the …
 
On May 23, 1957, US Army Sergeant Robert Reynolds was acquitted of murdering Chinese officer Liu Ziran in Taiwan. Reynolds did not deny shooting Liu but claimed self-defense and, like all members of US military assistance and advisory groups, was…
 
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The Axe Files with David Axelrod
 
Author and resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute Norm Ornstein joins David to discuss the impact of mental illness in his life, the prospect of political reform post-Trump, the loss of Congressional norms, and more.
 
Connections between France and North Africa have long been shaped by colonialism, nationalism, and economics. This intercultural relationship has also been mediated through the arts. In Muslim Women in French Cinema: Voices of Maghrebi Migrants in France (Liverpool University Press,…
 
Lisa Brooks, Associate Professor of English and American Studies at Amherst College, recovers a complex picture of war, captivity, and Native resistance in Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Philip’s War (Yale University Press, 2018). Brooks narrates…
 
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Scholars Strategy Network's No Jargon
 
The 2018 midterms are rapidly approaching and voters want to believe they’re going to make rational choices at the polls. But as Professor Casey Klofstad explains, there is an unexpected factor influencing voter behavior and affecting our elections—the tone of a candidate’s voice. For More on this Topic: Read Klofstad’s article in The Scientifi ...…
 
Gregory Laski approaches the concept of democracy in his text, Untimely Democracy: The Politics of Progress after Slavery (Oxford University Press, 2018) from a variety of dimensions and perspectives, integrating the concept of temporality to considerations of liberty and justice…
 
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The Axe Files with David Axelrod
 
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice joins the Axe Files on CNN to discuss her tenure in the Bush administration, foreign policy under the Trump administration, her advice for Oprah, and much more.
 
On this episode of Party Politics, co-hosts Jay Aiyer and Brandon Rottinghaus catch you up on what's been happening in Washington and around the world since the end of 2017: Oprah 2020? DACA up for discussion again Sheriff Joe Arpaio runs, California Darrell Issa retires Redistricting in the courts And then Brandon and Jay look at President Tru ...…
 
On this episode of Party Politics, co-hosts Jay Aiyer and Brandon Rottinghausplunge into the politics of an interesting week Dan Patrick says Trump greatest President since Reagan Arlington MLK Parade and Abbott Transportation Commissioner billed taxpayers for trips Abbott backs opponent to Faircloth Then, Brandon and Jay will look at the Democ ...…
 
What can we learn about African American life between the world wars if we center our attention on the parks and pleasuring grounds of the urban North? That is what historian Brian McCammack endeavors to find out in his new…
 
Every young generation inspires a host of comparisons—usually negative ones—with older generations. Whether preceding a criticism or punctuating one, “kids these days” is a common utterance. Perhaps because of the ubiquity of the internet and their heavy presence on it,…
 
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The Axe Files with David Axelrod
 
John Bouman, president of the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, joins David to discuss fighting poverty through the court system, the prospect of welfare reform under President Trump, the Affordable Care Act, and more.
 
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Scholars Strategy Network's No Jargon
 
A $50 citation, $100 in court costs—for many Americans navigating the criminal justice system, fines and fees like these add up quickly. Professor Alexes Harris reveals why local governments charge convicts to pay for the justice system and how this disproportionately burdens marginalized people and communities. For More on this Topic: Read Har ...…
 
Seth Barrett Tillman, an instructor in the Department of Law at Maynooth University in Ireland, is one of the few scholars to have researched and written about the history of the Foreign Emoluments Clause of the U.S. Constitution. Prof.…
 
The Sovereignty Wars: Reconciling America with the World (Brookings Institution Press, 2017) is an important and in depth study of American interaction with the intricate concept of Sovereignty, from the Founding Fathers to Donald Trump. Stewart Patrick delineates for the…
 
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The Axe Files with David Axelrod
 
Illinois Congresswoman Cheri Bustos joins David to talk about representing a district that voted for Trump, how Democrats can reach out to rural white voters, why pushing for impeachment is a mistake, the state of Democratic leadership, and much more.
 
In the wake of the Alabama Senate election in December, 2017, attention has been drawn to the intersection of religion and politics. This is the subject of God at the Grassroots 2016: The Christian Right in American Politics (Rowman and…
 
On this episode of Party Politics, co-hosts Jay Aiyer and Brandon Rottinghaus catch you up on what's been happening in Washington and around the world since the end of 2017: My button is bigger than yours - President Trump comparing nuclear button sizes to North Korea's Kim Jong-un President Trump dissolves controversial voting commission to lo ...…
 
On the first episode of Party Politics: Texas Edition in 2018, co-hosts Jay Aiyer and Brandon Rottinghaus dissect the complicated world of Texas politics: Willet and Ho to the 5th Circuit Court Voter ID takes effect in Texas—for now Julian Castro launches new PAC for Democrats to run for office FEMA pays to fix Texas churches Then, Brandon and ...…
 
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The Axe Files with David Axelrod
 
Jake Sullivan, senior policy advisor to Hillary Clinton's 2016 election campaign, chats with David about his role in negotiating the Iran nuclear agreement, the Steele dossier, deconstructing the Clinton campaign, and more.
 
In their new book Recharging Judaism: How Civic Engagement is Good For Synagogues, Jews and America (Central Conference of American Rabbis, 2017), Rabbi Judith Schindler and Judy Seldin-Cohen argue that social action and Jewish action go hand-in-hand. The book offers…
 
Much attention has been drawn to the role of white women in the recent Alabama senate election and the earlier election of Donald J. Trump as president. Today’s racial and gender politics have long historic roots, according to Elizabeth McRae…
 
Alice Echols is a professor of history and the Barbra Streisand Chair of Contemporary Gender Studies at the University of Southern California. In her book Shortfall: Family Secrets, Financial Collapse and a Hidden History of American Banking (New Press, 2017)…
 
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The Axe Files with David Axelrod
 
Los Angeles Bureau Chief for the New York Times Adam Nagourney joins David to talk about his lifelong love of politics, journalism in New York City, Trump's relationship with the New York Times, and more.
 
The Transparency Fix: Secrets, Leaks, and Uncontrollable Government Information (Stanford University Press, 2017) dispels the myth that transparency of information will result in a perfect government. Dr. Mark Fenster discusses the motivations of transparency movements and justifications for state secrecy.……
 
The Transparency Fix: Secrets, Leaks, and Uncontrollable Government Information (Stanford University Press, 2017) dispels the myth that transparency of information will result in a perfect government. Dr. Mark Fenster discusses the motivations of transparency movements and justifications for state secrecy.……
 
On this special episode of Party Politics, co-hosts Jay Aiyer and Brandon Rottinghaus look at 2017 and try to figure out the biggest stories in a year when there's been so many big stories: 'Covfefe' or the way President Trump uses social media American insularity The fight over redistricting in Texas and other states Texas House Speaker Joe St ...…
 
Technology is a form of material culture and is a human activity. The way in which humans view technology is a social construction in which people use social processes of interpretation and negotiation. The mundane rituals that humans carry out…
 
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Scholars Strategy Network's No Jargon
 
Professors all across the country have expertise that can improve public policy, but how can they get their research into the hands that matter? Professor Lee Badgett provides the tips and tools scholars need to make these connections in the new year and tells the stories of a few successful public professors. For More on this Topic: Read Badge ...…
 
We end the year by remembering our favorite authors, books, and some of the titles. There were so many great books written this year that we had the fun of reading and talking to a few of the authors. Weve…
 
We end the year by remembering our favorite authors, books, and some of the titles. There were so many great books written this year that we had the fun of reading and talking to a few of the authors. Weve…
 
What is it about Black Republicans that makes them fodder for comedy? How do Black Republicans view their participation in their political group? Corey D. Fields answers these questions and more in his new book, Black Elephants in the Room:…
 
In 1976, the US Supreme Court ruled in Gregg v. Georgia that the death penalty was constitutional if it complied with certain provisions designed to ensure that it was reserved for the ‘worst of the worst.’ The 1976 decision ushered…
 
In 1976, the US Supreme Court ruled in Gregg v. Georgia that the death penalty was constitutional if it complied with certain provisions designed to ensure that it was reserved for the ‘worst of the worst.’ The 1976 decision ushered…
 
Catapulted into the Oval Office by an unusual set of circumstances, Gerald Ford remains a unique figure in American presidential history. In Ambition, Pragmatism, and Party: A Political Biography of Gerald R. Ford (University Press of Kansas, 2017), Scott Kaufman…
 
Party Politics co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jay Aiyer were invited to tape the podcast in front of a live audience at Lone Star College Tomball, Texas. The hot topics were free speech and voting. Brandon and Jay went into great depth on how both things have intersected this past year and why they matter, then they took questions from the au ...…
 
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The Axe Files with David Axelrod
 
Cardinal Blase Cupich, archbishop of the Archdiocese of Chicago, joins David to talk about his journey to the highest levels of the Catholic church, visiting Puerto Rico in aftermath of Hurricane Maria, the impact of the recent tax bill, gun violence in Chicago, and more.
 
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Scholars Strategy Network's No Jargon
 
Trust in our governments is low, and seems to only be getting worse. Professor Donald Kettl explains why widespread distrust plagues governments around the world, what this means for democracy, and how, if at all, governments can earn back our trust. For More on this Topic: Read Kettl’s book, Can Governments Earn Our Trust? Check out the resear ...…
 
The New York Times recently published an investigative report on targeted killings and offers of compensation by the US government. In this podcast, Emily Gilbert discusses the report in light of her SD article on military payments for 'incidental' harm and death, "The gift of war: cash, counterinsurgency, and 'collateral damage.'" Hosted by Ma ...…
 
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