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Political Sociology

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This board explores topics usually engaged by the subdiscipline of political sociology, particularly those pertaining to patterns of voiting among the public and political elites. The board also explores theories of state power, especially in regards to modern democratic states.

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Political Soc: Demographics
Political Soc: Formal Political Structure
Political Soc: Money in Politics
Political Soc: Social Contract Theory
Political Soc: Democracy & Voting
Political Soc: Political Polarization & Partisanship
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Political Soc: Demographics

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Political Soc: Formal Political Structure

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Political Soc: Money in Politics

Source: Pew Research Center / Netflix. 2020. "Can You Buy an Election," Explained. Political Sociology, Politics, Pew Research Center, Netflix, Favors, Presents, Guest Gifts, Gifts

Americans in Favor of Spending Limits, 2018

Source: Pew Research Center / Netflix. 2020. "Can You Buy an Election," Explained.

Source: Center for Responsive Politics, 2020 / Netflix. 2020. "Can You Buy an Election," Explained. Political Sociology, Politics, Netflix

Millionaires in U.S. Congress, 2018

Source: Center for Responsive Politics, 2020 / Netflix. 2020. "Can You Buy an Election," Explained.

Source: FEC / Center for Responsive Politics / Netflix. 2020. "Can You Buy an Election," Explained. Political Sociology, Politics, Bar Chart, Netflix, Campaign, Bar Graphs

Congressional Campaign Spending in the U.S., 1980 - 2018

Source: FEC / Center for Responsive Politics / Netflix. 2020. "Can You Buy an Election," Explained.

Hard money refers to contributions made directly to a specific candidate, whereas soft money refers to contributions made by parties and committees. Source: FEC / Center for Responsive Politics / Netflix. 2020. "Can You Buy an Election," Explained. Political Sociology, Politics, Bar Chart, Netflix, Campaign, This Is Us, Public, Parties, Fiestas

Campaign Spending in the U.S., 1980 - 2018

Hard money refers to contributions made directly to a specific candidate, whereas soft money refers to contributions made by parties and committees. Source: FEC / Center for Responsive Politics / Netflix. 2020. "Can You Buy an Election," Explained.

Many Countries Recognize the Importance of Limiting Campaign Spending and the Amount of Air Time Political Candidates Can Purchase *The size of each country bubble represents the amount of spending in elections. Source: Center for Responsive Politics / CMS India / Netflix. 2020. "Can You Buy an Election," Explained. Political Sociology, Politics, Countries, Bubble, Netflix, Campaign, The Unit, India, Indie

Many Countries Recognize the Importance of Limiting Campaign Spending

Many Countries Recognize the Importance of Limiting Campaign Spending and the Amount of Air Time Political Candidates Can Purchase *The size of each country bubble represents the amount of spending in elections. Source: Center for Responsive Politics / CMS India / Netflix. 2020. "Can You Buy an Election," Explained.

Political Soc: Social Contract Theory

Political Soc: Democracy & Voting

[Georgia succeeded] Source: The Brennan Center for Justice Political Sociology, Politics, Acting, Georgia, Elephant, America, History, Random, Historia

Most states are pushing to restrict voting rights after the 2020 election, 2021

[Georgia succeeded] Source: The Brennan Center for Justice

Just heard my son's history teacher say "The Americans were about to try a new experiment: to govern themselves. Something that had never been done before in human history." My son asked "weren't the Native Americans already governing themselves?" -- I almost spit my coffee out. ~ @chadloder Political Sociology, Politics, History Teachers, I Love To Laugh, Faith In Humanity, My Coffee, Laughter, Wisdom

Just heard my son's history teacher say "The Americans were about to try a new experiment: to govern themselves. Something that had never been done before in human history." My son asked "weren't the Native Americans already governing themselves?" -- I almost spit my coffee out. ~ @chadloder

Political Soc: Political Polarization & Partisanship

"I know I spent the last four years saying 'Triggered yet, Lib?' and the last four weeks saying 'Stop the Steal' but now I am deeply concerned about Dividing the Country Further, by which I mean I'm suddenly worried it might divide in a way that won't be to my benefit." ~ @kjhealy Political Sociology, Politics, Deconstruction, Then And Now, Suddenly, I Know, No Worries, Divider

"I know I spent the last four years saying 'Triggered yet, Lib?' and the last four weeks saying 'Stop the Steal' but now I am deeply concerned about Dividing the Country Further, by which I mean I'm suddenly worried it might divide in a way that won't be to my benefit." ~ @kjhealy

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Tired of self-care. How about a little bit of government care. political care. infrastructural care. ~ @caraellison Political Sociology, Politics, Twitter Web, Tweet Quotes, Self Care, Rage, Tired, Im Tired

Tired of self-care. How about a little bit of government care. political care. infrastructural care. ~ @caraellison

Branches of Philosophy [src] Philosophy Theories, History Of Philosophy, Western Philosophy, Philosophy Books, Political Sociology, Political Science, Philosophical Quotes, Rare Words, Writing Words

Political Philosophy

Political philosophy is the study of topics such as politics, liberty, justice, property, rights, law, and the enforcement of a legal code by authority: what they are, why (or even if) they are needed, what, if anything, makes a government legitimate, what rights and freedoms it should protect and why, what form it should take and why, what the law is, and what duties citizens owe to a legitimate government, if any, and when it may be legitimately overthrown, if ever...

[Georgia succeeded] Source: The Brennan Center for Justice Political Sociology, Politics, Acting, Georgia, Elephant, America, History, Random, Historia

Most states are pushing to restrict voting rights after the 2020 election, 2021

[Georgia succeeded] Source: The Brennan Center for Justice

"I know I spent the last four years saying 'Triggered yet, Lib?' and the last four weeks saying 'Stop the Steal' but now I am deeply concerned about Dividing the Country Further, by which I mean I'm suddenly worried it might divide in a way that won't be to my benefit." ~ @kjhealy Political Sociology, Politics, Deconstruction, Then And Now, Suddenly, I Know, No Worries, Divider

"I know I spent the last four years saying 'Triggered yet, Lib?' and the last four weeks saying 'Stop the Steal' but now I am deeply concerned about Dividing the Country Further, by which I mean I'm suddenly worried it might divide in a way that won't be to my benefit." ~ @kjhealy

Historian of coups and right-wing authoritarians here. If there are not severe consequences for every lawmaker & Trump govt official who backed this, every member of the Capitol Police who collaborated with them, this "strategy of disruption" will escalate in 2021. ~ @ruthbenghiat Political Sociology, Politics, Bleeding Heart Liberal, Right Wing, Historian, Collaboration, Connect, Bond

Historian of coups and right-wing authoritarians here. If there are not severe consequences for every lawmaker & Trump govt official who backed this, every member of the Capitol Police who collaborated with them, this "strategy of disruption" will escalate in 2021. ~ @ruthbenghiat

We will never rewrite the Constitution of the United States ~ @MarshaBlackburn If there wasn't a rewrite, you wouldn't be a Senator (and also couldn't vote) and I'd be enslaved. ~ @jemelehill Political Ideology, Political Quotes, Political Cartoons, Political News, Political Sociology, Political Discussion, Us Politics, Speak The Truth, Do It Right

We will never rewrite the Constitution of the United States ~ @MarshaBlackburn If there wasn't a rewrite, you wouldn't be a Senator (and also couldn't vote) and I'd be enslaved. ~ @jemelehill

Remember when Trump committed an impeachable felony five days ago, and now that's not even a story, and you don't even know which one I'm talking about ~ @ZackBornstein Political Sociology, Politics, Then And Now, Philosophy, Day, Philosophy Books

Remember when Trump committed an impeachable felony five days ago, and now that's not even a story, and you don't even know which one I'm talking about ~ @ZackBornstein

  Political Sociology, Political System, Politics, Bar Chart, Bar Graphs

The political system one purports to support vs. the system their actions support

Illiberalism and populism of political parties, by election year, 1982-2018 Source: Varieties of Democracy project, University of Gothenburg / The Economist Political Sociology, Political Party, Politics, Democratic Party, Tea Party Movement, National Front, Majority Rule, Freedom Party

Party in the USA - Illiberalism and populism of political parties, by election year, 1982-2018

Illiberalism and populism of political parties, by election year, 1982-2018 Source: Varieties of Democracy project, University of Gothenburg / The Economist