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Professional Organizations - Political Science
American Political Science Association
The leading professional organization for the study of political science and serves more than 15,000 members in over 80 countries. Member publications include American Political Science Review, Perpectives on Politics, and PS: Political Science & Politics.
Southwestern Political Science Association (SWPSA)
SWPSA is the largest affiliate of the Southwestern Social Science Association (SSSA). The membership journal is Social Science Quarterly.
International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS)
The Association is international, politically independent, non-profit and student-run, and aims to have global impact in the political science sphere. Publications include Politikon and A Different View.
International Political Science Association
Founded under the aegis of UNESCO, "the special mandate of IPSA is to support the development of political science in all parts of the world, building academic networks linking East and West, North and South." Its publications include the International Political Science Review.
Western Political Science Association
The official membership journal is Political Research Quarterly. The Western is the association's newsletter.
Professional Organizations - Policy & Public Administration
Related Organizations & Projects
AGORA - Portal for Parliamentary Development
AGORA partners with international agencies and universities in focusing on Parliamentary Strengthening and Development, Standards for Democratic Parliaments, Parliaments and Anti-corruption, Parliamentary Institution, Parliament and Development Policies, Transparency and Parliaments, and Parliaments and Elections.
Comparative Constitutions Project
The project investigates the sources and consequences of constitutional choices. Towards this end, the investigators are collecting data on the formal characteristics of written constitutions, both current and historical, for most independent states since 1789.
United States Institute of Peace - USIP
America’s nonpartisan institute to promote national security and global stability by reducing violent conflicts abroad. Issue areas include: Civilian-Military Relations; Conflict Analysis & Prevention; Democracy & Governance; Economics & Environment; Education & Training; Electoral Violence; Fragility & Resilience; Gender; Global Policy; Human Rights; Justice, Security & Rule of Law; Mediation, Negotiation & Dialogue; Nonviolent Actions; Peace Processes; Reconciliation; Religion; Violent Extremism; and Youth.
The Sentencing Project
A national organization working for a fair and effective criminal justice system by promoting reforms in sentencing law and practice, and alternatives to incarceration. Founded in 1986 to to provide defense lawyers with sentencing advocacy training and to reduce the reliance on incarceration.
The American Presidency Project
The project was established in 1999 as a collaboration between John Woolley and Gerhard Peters at the University of California, Santa Barbara. The archives contain 90,144 documents, including the Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States.
Columbia Journalism Review
The website monitors the press in all its forms, calling attention to its shortcomings and strengths, working to ensure that the standards of honest and responsible journalism remain the bedrock of the journalism profession.