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Political Science

Political Science is the theoretical overview of government and its effects on society

Political Science is the study of government—the most important decision-making part of society—and of the social, economic, and other institutions and practices that influence this decision-making process. On the one hand, it is a  discipline that can trace its roots to the ancient  Greek political community, the polis; but it is also a  modern social science, which uses techniques such as content analysis, public opinion surveys, and statistical analysis to create and evaluate generalizations about how government and people behave.

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