Department of Political Science (UMKC)
The Department of Political Science offers courses leading to the degrees of Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts. The undergraduate program is based on the principles of a liberal arts education with attention devoted to philosophies, institutions, processes and behavioral aspects of politics.
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Francis A. Schaeffer : the force behind the evangelical takeover of the Republican Party in America (2013-03-10)Over the last 40 years or so, Americans have been involved in a religious/political struggle that has divided the nation. The struggle has impacted American government, culture, the economy, and international relations. ...
(2014-07-28)The United States of America has never formally declared a cultural policy nor established a Cabinet-level department of cultural affairs, as many other nations have in the post-World War II era--depriving the American ...
(2014-07-09)Presidential health and performance has been a subject of study by both political scientists and historians, many of whom have examined the health of our nation's presidents. This study of presidential history is not new. ...
Evaluating the impact of PerformanceStat: a case study of the City of Baltimore's CitiStat Program (2013-06-04)How to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the public sector has been a priority for decades. This case study examined a management approach to improving public-sector performance called PerformanceStat. ...
Rendering assistance to best advantage: the development of women's activism in Kansas City, 1870 to World War I (2013-05-31)This study examines the rise of women's activism in Kansas City between the opening of the Hannibal railroad bridge in 1869 and World War I. Women's efforts over the course of nearly 50 years to emerge from the domestic ...