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Making short politics placements work
Short placements can provide an important and meaningful experience of politics in action for students who are unable to benefit from the generally lengthy placements currently on offer. This article is based on the findings ...
Direct Mayoral Elections in Slovenia and England: Traditions and Trends Compared
(Lex Localis, 2015)
Direct mayoral elections have in recent decades become an important and popular feature of many local governments across Europe. The direct election of the mayor enhances the accountability and transparency of local political ...
Engaging students as co-producers: a critical reflection on the policy commission model
The teaching of political science has a tendency towards traditional classroom based learning environments. This article describes the development of an innovative model of student learning that takes place outside of the ...
New and Established Mayoralties: Lessons for Local Governance in Constructing New Political Institutions: The English and Polish Cases
(Policy Press, 2017)
Reforming local government is a tool of government policy when faced with local, national and international pressures for change and no more so than in times of political, social and economic crises. The re-design of the ...
Teaching politics in an era of Trump
One of the most important challenges facing Political Science Faculty is the way in which the curriculum engages with, and responds to, the populist tide that has spread across a significant number of countries in recent ...