‘How Much Politics Is There’? Exploring Students’ Experiences of Values and Impartiality from an Epistemic Perspective

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‘How Much Politics Is There’? Exploring Students’ Experiences of Values and Impartiality from an Epistemic Perspective
‘How Much Politics Is There’? Exploring Students’ Experiences of Values and Impartiality from an Epistemic Perspective

In this article, we report findings of students’ conceptions of values and impartiality in political science teaching in relation to research on epistemic beliefs. This field of research concerns students’ beliefs about the nature of knowledge [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/15512169.2020.1730863
Type: Journal Articles
(Under What Conditions) Do Politicians Reward Their Supporters? Evidence from Kenya’s Constituencies Development Fund
(Under What Conditions) Do Politicians Reward Their Supporters? Evidence from Kenya’s Constituencies Development Fund

Abstract: We leverage innovative spatial modeling techniques and data on the precise geo-locations of more than 32,000 Constituency Development Fund (CDF) projects in Kenya to test whether Members of Parliament (MPs) reward their supporters. W [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055418000709
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A Research Agenda for the Study of Policy Entrepreneurs
A Research Agenda for the Study of Policy Entrepreneurs

Abstract: The study of policy entrepreneurs as agents of change has developed greatly in recent years, supported by increasingly more sophisticated theoretical and empirical research. In this article, we first consider how the concept of the p [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/psj.12405
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Adapting a Governmental Training Platform to Simulate Peace Operations in the Classroom
Adapting a Governmental Training Platform to Simulate Peace Operations in the Classroom

Scholars have developed original pedagogical approaches to impart the knowledge and skills required for professional life in the area of peace and development. Experience-based learning, simulations, games, and role-plays have been used with p [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/15512169.2019.1621180
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Behavioral Consequences of Open Candidate Recruitment
Behavioral Consequences of Open Candidate Recruitment

Abstract: Candidate-selection methods (CSM) crucially affect the behavior of Members of Parliament (MPs). Extant research investigates the consequentiality of the selectorate, but is neglecting the candidacy dimension of CSM. But what are the [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/lsq.12283
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Calling Brussels: An Innovative Teaching Project
Calling Brussels: An Innovative Teaching Project

This innovative teaching project brought students and professionals working at or with the European Union (EU) together via video-conferencing. The idea was that by having students talk to policymakers this would add to their understanding of [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/15512169.2019.1702883
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Coalition Prospects and Policy Change: An Application to the Environment
Coalition Prospects and Policy Change: An Application to the Environment

Abstract: In most developed democracies, parties adjust their positions to polls and public opinion. Yet, in a coalition government, the policy that emerges is often the outcome of negotiations between governing parties. We argue that the cred [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/lsq.12273
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Disputed Policy Change: The Role of Events, Policy Learning, and Negotiated Agreements
Disputed Policy Change: The Role of Events, Policy Learning, and Negotiated Agreements

Abstract: This paper explores policy change in Swedish coastal and marine conservation, identifying advocacy coalition factors—focusing internal and external events, policy learning, and negotiated agreements—that explain divergent outcome [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/psj.12411
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Does Exposure to the Refugee Crisis Make Natives More Hostile?
Does Exposure to the Refugee Crisis Make Natives More Hostile?

Abstract: Although Europe has experienced unprecedented numbers of refugee arrivals in recent years, there exists almost no causal evidence regarding the impact of the refugee crisis on natives’ attitudes, policy preferences, and political eng [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055418000813
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Family Matters: How Immigrant Histories Can Promote Inclusion
Family Matters: How Immigrant Histories Can Promote Inclusion

Abstract: Immigration is a highly polarized issue in the United States, and negative attitudes toward immigrants are common. Yet, almost all Americans are descended from people who originated outside the country, a narrative often evoked by th [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055420001057
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Fundraising for Stigmatized Groups: A Text Message Donation Experiment
Fundraising for Stigmatized Groups: A Text Message Donation Experiment

Abstract: As government welfare programming contracts and NGOs increasingly assume core aid functions, they must address a long-standing challenge—that people in need often belong to stigmatized groups. To study other-regarding behavior, we fi [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055420000787
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Paths towards Coalition Defection: Democracies and Withdrawal from the Iraq War
Paths towards Coalition Defection: Democracies and Withdrawal from the Iraq War

Abstract: Despite widespread public opposition to the Iraq War, numerous democracies joined the US-led multinational force. However, while some stayed until the end of coalition operations, and several increased their deployments over time, ot [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/eis.2019.10
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Political Dynasties in the UK House of Commons: The Null Effect of Narrow Electoral Selection
Political Dynasties in the UK House of Commons: The Null Effect of Narrow Electoral Selection

Abstract: Does power persist within families? This article considers whether members of the UK House of Commons with longer legislative careers after 1832 were more likely to establish a political dynasty. Tenure can create opportunities to pr [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/lsq.12164
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Race, class, or both? Responses to candidate characteristics in Canada, the UK, and the US
Race, class, or both? Responses to candidate characteristics in Canada, the UK, and the US

Abstract: Research suggests that voters use identity markers to infer information about candidates for office. Yet politicians have various markers that often point in conflicting directions, and it is unclear how citizens respond to competing [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2019.1636833
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The adoption of youth quotas after the Arab uprisings
The adoption of youth quotas after the Arab uprisings

Abstract: The adoption of electoral quotas for politically under-represented groups has become a prominent policy worldwide. An increasing number of states have adopted youth quotas, which aim to foster the election of young members of parliam [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2018.1528163
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The Growth of the Evaluation Tree in the Policy Analysis Forest: Recent Developments in Evaluation
The Growth of the Evaluation Tree in the Policy Analysis Forest: Recent Developments in Evaluation

Abstract: The practice and profession of evaluation is continually evolving. From its early origin in the Great Society years of the 1960s, through its golden years of the 1970s, its transformation under the fiscal conservatism of the Reagan e [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/psj.12387
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