European Political Science

, Volume 17, Issue 3, pp 337–339 | Cite as

the language of political science: should it be english?

  • andré blais


Whether we like it or not, English has become the lingua franca of political science. The symposium presents three thoughtful essays about the pros and cons of this domination and what can and should be done to mitigate the negative consequences.


language English political science lingua franca 

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© European Consortium for Political Research 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • andré blais
    • 1
  1. 1.Université De MontréalMontréalCanada

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