Definition of Political science

1. Noun. The study of government of states and other political units.




Definition of Political science

1. Noun. The systematic study of government and politics. ¹

2. Noun. The analytical study of public policy and policies, past, present, and prospective. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Political Science

political liberty
political machine
political movement
political opposition
political orientation
political parties
political party
political platform
political price fixing
political prisoner
political prisoners
political program
political relation
political risk
political risks
political science (current term)
political sciences
political scientist
political scientists
political sphere
political sympathies
political system
political systems
political theory
political unit
political vacuum
politicalism
politicalize
politicalized
politicalizes

Literary usage of Political science

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1. The American Historical Review by American historical association (1897)
"And although political science has now approached a stage of ... But how much of history is political science, and how much of political science is history ..."

2. The Theory of State by Johann Caspar Bluntschli (1895)
"INTRODUCTION. CHAPTER I. political science. POLITICAL Science (die ... political struggles, military affairs— all these form no part of political science. ..."

3. An Introduction to the History of the Science of Politics by Frederick Pollock (1920)
"THE BEGINNINGS OF political science—SCIENCE IN GREEK PHILOSOPHY No good Brahman begins ... He has been recognised as the founder of political science by the ..."

4. The Rights and Duties of American Citizenship by Westel Woodbury Willoughby (1898)
"PART I INTRODUCTION TO political science CHAPTER I SOCIETY Introductory. — The world over, and since civilization began, men and women have preferred to ..."

5. The Rights and Duties of American Citizenship by Westel Woodbury Willoughby (1898)
"PART I INTRODUCTION TO political science CHAPTER I SOCIETY Introductory. — The world over, and since civilization began, men and women have preferred to ..."

6. The Development of European Polity by Henry Sidgwick (1903)
"... to treat summarily an important part of the history of Political Societies, from the point of view of Inductive political science, as I conceive it. ..."

7. The Political Theory of the Schoolmen and Grotius by John Martin Littlejohn (1894)
"Not inappropriately may we invoke the name of the great father of Political Science upon the effort to set forth a philosophy that was in a great measure ..."

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