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Sage Video: Political Science & International Relations


About This Collection

Th Politics & International Relations collection includes videos that reinforce course fundamentals, introduce new perspectives and bring theory to life with in-practice examples. With content types designed to fit a variety of learning and research needs, interviews with renowned experts cover subjects including international migration, political philosophy and the international relations of China. Discover seminal documentaries from BBC Worldwide and footage of famous political speeches from Martin Luther King and John F. Kennedy among others.

Video Examples

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Identity Politics: The Middle East and Africa Professor Richard Mansbach explains how identity-based conflicts can arise from religion, race, ethnicity, nationality, and other sources. He touches on several identity conflicts in the Middle East and in Africa, and points out that these conflicts are often misunderstood as interstate problems rather than identity-based problems. Video Case
Working as a Member of the European Parliament Dr. Charles Tannock explains his role as a member of the European Parliament. He discusses his day-to-day activities, as well as raising specific points and idiosyncrasies of the European Union. In Practice

The Race to the White House

A University of Essex political science panel discusses whether the 2016 U.S. presidential election is unique. Though not common in recent memory, aspects such as the appeal of outsider candidates and unacceptable candidate rhetoric have happened before. The panelists also discuss voter dissatisfaction, political conventions, primaries and caucuses, gender politics, scandals, and socioeconomic issues. Panel