Tag: Shauna Shames

Truth in Fiction: A Q&A with Co-Authors on New Book on Dystopian Politics

Truth in Fiction: A Q&A with Co-Authors on New Book on Dystopian Politics

Co-authors and political scientists Shauna Shames and Amy Atchison look to fiction to shed light on dystopian governments in their new book, Survive and Resist: The Definitive Guide to Dystopian Politics (Columbia University Press).

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The Age of Declines: Researcher’s New Book Explores Why Millennials are Rejecting Public Office

The Age of Declines: Researcher’s New Book Explores Why Millennials are Rejecting Public Office

By Tom McLaughlin Are politicians and public officials about to become a dying breed? While there is a lack of racial and gender diversity in politics, more subtly, there are actually very few millennials – regardless of race or gender – interested in pursuing elected office, explains Shauna Shames, an assistant professor of political science […]

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Walter Rand Institute Research Study Confirms South Jersey Gets Smaller Share of Public Goods

Walter Rand Institute Research Study Confirms South Jersey Gets Smaller Share of Public Goods

By Tom McLaughlin So South Jersey literally might be getting shortchanged after all. Confirming a long-held belief among the region’s residents, South Jersey really does get a smaller share of public goods compared to North and Central Jersey, according to new research by the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers University–Camden.   […]

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