A Political Scientist's Life: From Tradition to Rolling News


  • Richard Rose

    1. Founder professor of the Politics department at the University of Strathclyde. This article draws on his memoir, Learning about Politics in Time and Space, newly published by ECPR Press.
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Harold Wilson once said that a week was a long time in politics. Now with a 24/7 political media, 60 minutes can feel like an eternity. Here Richard Rose reflects on a lifetime spent studying politics – and politicians.