Editorial Note

  • Editorial Board
  • Rafael Plancarte Universidad Autonoma de Queretaro
Keywords: COVID-19, crisis


This Editorial Note contains a brief reflection on COVID-19 and Political Science, and a summary of the issue's content, featuring academic works on some of the most pertinent issues of our times: public health, elections, climate change, security, (in)equality and democracy: 'Volume 45 of IAPSS Politikon is launched during a historical turning point: the social, economic and political crisis originated by COVID-19. Political Science attests the crisis as a moment of institutional change in its broadest sense, but, unlike other phenomena, this change is not the result of actors’ intentionality [...]'.


Alexander, Jeffrey C. 1987. Twenty Lectures: Sociological theory since World War II. New York: Columbia University Press. https://doi.org/10.7312/alex94474

Collier, Ruth B. and David Collier. 1991. Shaping the Political Arena: Critical Junctures, the Labor Movement, and Regime Dynamics in Latin America. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Merton, Robert K. 1968. Social Theory and Social Structure. New York: Free Press.
How to Cite
Editorial Board, & Plancarte, R. (2020). Editorial Note. Politikon: The IAPSS Journal of Political Science, 45, 4-6. https://doi.org/10.22151/politikon.45.0