Introduction to Political Science PART 16 – Measuring Development

Welcome to the last post in my introductory series about political science. The topic of today is development. A common way to measure a country’s development is by measuring its economic growth. However, if only a small minority of people […]

Introduction to Political Science PART 15 – Governing Capitalism

In the previous post, we learned about the competing interests of capital owners and workers. Because of that competition, compromise is necessary if the people of a country want to have both a democratic political system and a capitalist economic […]

Introduction to Political Science PART 8 – The Development of the Modern State

One of the main ways we can study politics is through comparison. In this post, we will study the development of the modern state. Instead of using social contract theory, however, which was introduced earlier, we will analyze empirical evidence. […]