The Xavier Journal of Political Science
Vol. IV, No. 1 (Fall 2013)

Editorial Board
Spencer Liechty, Xavier University '14
Jacqueline Reineke, Xavier University '13
Peter Shipley, Xavier University '14

Faculty Advisor

Mack Mariani, Xavier University

Advisory Board
 John Ray, Xavier University
Timothy J. White, Xavier University
Anas Malik, Xavier University 
Bin Yu, Xavier University
Gene Beaupre, Xavier University 
Michael Ford, Center for the Study of the American Dream
 

Introductory Material

The Editors                 Editors' Note

Research Papers

Chelsea Rodstrom and Kailyn McGowan.  2013.  ?Politics in 140 Characters or Less: Twitter as an Educational Tool.?  Xavier Journal of Politics, Vol. IV, No. 1: 1-12.

Katilyn Ryan.  2013.  ?The Media?s War on Women: Gendered Coverage of Female Candidates,? Xavier Journal of Politics, Vol. IV, No. 1: 13-25.

Haley A. Q. Pohlman. 2013.  ?The Political Determinants of Presidential Stability: Comparative Analysis of Ecuadoran President Velasco Ibarra,?Xavier Journal of Politics, Vol. IV, No. 1: 26-42.

Philip Krzeski.  2013.  ?The Sinaloa Cartel as a Form of External Regulation on the Free-Market Structure of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico,? Xavier Journal of Politics, Vol. IV, No. 1: 43-56.

Mike Hills.  2013.  ?Testing and Its Discontents: The Benefits of Individual Student Assessment in the Post-?No Child Left Behind? Era in Federal Education,? Xavier Journal of Politics, Vol. IV, No. 1: 57-72.   

The Xavier Journal of Political Science (XJOP) is the official undergraduate journal of the Department of Political Science at Xavier University. XJOP is published on an annual basis by Xavier University and articles are available online at www.xavier.edu/xjop. For information, please contact the Department of Political Science at513-745-3017 or e-mail Dr. Mack Mariani at marianim *at* xavier.edu.