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Politics and the Life Sciences
  • ISSN: 0730-9384 (Print), 1471-5457 (Online)
  • Editors: Margaret E. Kosal Georgia Institute of Technology, USA and Tony E. Wohlers Cameron University, USA
  • Editorial board
Politics and the Life Sciences (PLS) is a biannual, interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal with a global audience. PLS is the official journal of the Association for Politics and the Life Sciences, an American Political Science Association (APSA) Related Group and an American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) Member Society. PLS publishes original scholarly research at the intersection of political science and the life sciences. The topic range includes evolutionary and laboratory insights into political behavior, from decision-making to leadership, cooperation, and competition; evolutionary analysis of political intolerance and violence, from group conflict to warfare, terrorism, and torture; political and political-economic analysis of life-sciences research, health policy, agricultural and environmental policy, and biosecurity policy; philosophical analysis of bioethical controversies; and historical analysis of currently misunderstood issues at the intersection of the social and biological sciences. Contributors include political scientists, political psychologists, life scientists, clinicians, health-policy scholars, bioethicists, biosecurity and international-security experts, environmental scientists and ecological economists, moral and evolutionary philosophers, political and environmental historians, communications and public-opinion researchers, and legal scholars.

Cambridge Politics blog

  • Populism in Europe – A Government & Opposition Collection
  • 17 January 2017, Erik Jones
  • In this post, Government & Opposition co-Editor Erik Jones introduces a collection of free articles across the subject of Populism. The political landscape of Europe is changing rapidly and in ways that are hard to interpret.…...
  • Global Institutional Justice – A Chimera?
  • 22 November 2016, Jim Ansell
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  • Margaret Thatcher would have Supported Hillary
  • 08 November 2016, Jack Groutage
  • With just a few hours to go before the announcement of the new US president, one of the many remarkable aspects of the campaign is how the Democrat nominee,...

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