Definition of political science in English:

political science

noun

  • [mass noun] The branch of knowledge that deals with the state and systems of government; the scientific analysis of political activity and behaviour.

    • ‘New institutionalism was a reaction to the behavioural approaches that had come to dominate political science in the 1970s.’
    • ‘Currently he is an assistant professor of political science at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.’
    • ‘Now there's a name for this kind of approach in political science - behavioralism.’
    • ‘The most prominent science journals are in the social sciences, which are led by economics and political science.’
    • ‘Behaviouralists sought to make political science a true science, often through the use of statistics and quantitative analysis.’
    • ‘As a Rhodes scholar at Oxford, he studied philosophy, political science, and economics.’
    • ‘Major social sciences today are economics, political science, anthropology, and sociology.’
    • ‘Instead she chose to teach others and studied literature, political science and history on her own.’
    • ‘His latest series of tests may put more physical science in political science.’
    • ‘The effect was to weld moral and political science into a new social science.’
    • ‘She entered Bryn Mawr College the following year, to major in economics and political science.’
    • ‘This left room for courses in economic history, the history of economic thought and even political science.’
    • ‘This is not to say that his conception of political science is primarily empirical rather than normative.’
    • ‘The term ‘political development’ is an old concept in political science, recently revived.’
    • ‘He graduated from the University of Southern Colorado in Pueblo with a degree in political science.’
    • ‘Young Russian noblemen were encouraged to learn about the latest technology, economic theory and political science.’
    • ‘In law and political science there is a hierarchy of government pronouncement.’
    • ‘But my favorite books to read are generally on political history and political science.’
    • ‘He is also an associate professor of political science at Stanford University.’
    • ‘What is the behavioral persuasion in political science?’
    political science, civics, statecraft, statesmanship
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Pronunciation:

political science

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