Political Methodology

The State and Future of Political Methodology

A few weeks ago in the British Academy, the Political Methodology Group of the Political Studies Association was launched with a one-day conference showcasing quantitative work in political science in the UK. Qualitative and Quantitative There have been various initiatives from various quarters focused on improving the quality of quantitative methods ...

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Religious Threat and the Re-re-thinking of Secularism: Why Citizens Fear Muslim Immigration

With terrorist attacks by Islamist groups, the recent refugee crisis or the continuing rise of rightwing populist parties filling the headlines, it is obvious that political conflict over Muslim immigration has advanced to a central challenge in almost all European democracies. Overcoming this challenge requires, at least in part, that ...

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