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Do-Gooders at the End of Aid
Do-Gooders at the End of Aid

Scandinavian countries are routinely considered exceptional for their commitment to development cooperation, peace mediation, and humanitarian action. This book highlights how the political culture of Scandinavia is indeed characterized by the [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108772129
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Ageing and Health
Ageing and Health

One of the most important political and economic challenges facing Europe and elsewhere is the ageing of societies. Must ageing populations create conflict between generations and crisis for health systems? Our answer is no. The problem is not [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108973236
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Beyond Borders
Beyond Borders

States have long denied basic rights to non-citizens within their borders, and international law imposes only limited duties on states with respect to those fleeing persecution. But even the limited rights previously enjoyed by non-citizens ar [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108914994
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Island Fantasia
Island Fantasia

The Matsu archipelago between China and Taiwan, for long an isolated outpost off southeast China, was suddenly transformed into a military frontline in 1949 by the Cold War and the Communist-Nationalist conflict. The army occupied the islands, [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009023481
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Resilience, Adaptive Peacebuilding and Transitional Justice
Resilience, Adaptive Peacebuilding and Transitional Justice

Processes of post-war reconstruction, peacebuilding and reconciliation are partly about fostering stability and adaptive capacity across different social systems. Nevertheless, these processes have seldom been expressly discussed within a resi [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108919500
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Entangled Legalities Beyond the State
Entangled Legalities Beyond the State

Law is usually understood as an orderly, coherent system, but this volume shows that it is often better understood as an entangled web. Bringing together eminent contributors from law, political science, sociology, anthropology, history and po [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108914642
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The Right to Science
The Right to Science

That everyone has a human right to enjoy the benefits of the progress of science and its applications comes as a surprise to many. Nevertheless, this right is pertinent to numerous issues at the intersection of science and society: open access [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108776301
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Global governance has come under increasing pressure since the end of the Cold War. In some issue areas, these pressures have led to significant changes in the architecture of governance institutions. In others, institutions have resisted pres [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108915199
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The Political Regulation Wave
The Political Regulation Wave

Why has there been uneven success in reducing air pollution even in the same locality over time? This book offers an innovative theorization of how local political incentives can affect bureaucratic regulation. Using empirical evidence, it exa [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009103664
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The Arab Spring Abroad
The Arab Spring Abroad

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DOI: https://courses.lumenlearning.com/boundless-politicalscience/
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Cyber Peace
Cyber Peace

The international community is too often focused on responding to the latest cyber-attack instead of addressing the reality of pervasive and persistent cyber conflict. From ransomware against the city government of Baltimore to state-sponsored [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108954341
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Transforming Biodiversity Governance
Transforming Biodiversity Governance

Over fifty years of global conservation has failed to bend the curve of biodiversity loss, so we need to transform the ways we govern biodiversity. The UN Convention on Biological Diversity aims to develop and implement a transformative framew [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108856348
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Ethnic Bias in Judicial Decision Making: Evidence from Criminal Appeals in Kenya
Ethnic Bias in Judicial Decision Making: Evidence from Criminal Appeals in Kenya

Abstract Understanding sources of judicial bias is essential for establishing due process. To date, theories of judicial decision making are rooted in ranked societies with majority–minority group cleavages, leaving unanswered which groups are [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S000305542100143X
Type: Journal Articles
Education or Indoctrination? The Violent Origins of Public School Systems in an Era of State-Building
Education or Indoctrination? The Violent Origins of Public School Systems in an Era of State-Building

Abstract Why do modern states regulate and provide mass education? This article proposes a theory of education as a state-building tool that is deployed when mass violence threatens the state’s viability. Experiencing mass violence can heighte [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055422000247
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Ascriptive Characteristics and Perceptions of Impropriety in the Rule of Law: Race, Gender, and Public Assessments of Whether Judges Can Be Impartial
Ascriptive Characteristics and Perceptions of Impropriety in the Rule of Law: Race, Gender, and Public Assessments of Whether Judges Can Be Impartial

Abstract Perceptions of procedural fairness influence the legitimacy of the law and because procedures are mutable, reforming them can buttress support for the rule of law. Yet legal authorities have recently faced a distinct challenge: accusa [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/ajps.12599
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The Effect of Gender on Interruptions at Congressional Hearings
The Effect of Gender on Interruptions at Congressional Hearings

Abstract Women in Congress are highly effective legislators. Yet, if women are more likely than men to be interrupted during committee work, they may face a gender-related impediment. We examine speech patterns during more than 24,000 congress [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055422000260
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Gender Quotas and International Reputation
Gender Quotas and International Reputation

The global spread of electoral gender quotas has been characterized as one of the most significant institutional developments of the last 30 years. Many of the countries that have adopted these laws designed to increase women's political repre [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/ajps.12557
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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
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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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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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To Emerge? Breadwinning, Motherhood, and Women’s Decisions to Run for Office
To Emerge? Breadwinning, Motherhood, and Women’s Decisions to Run for Office

Abstract: Women’s underrepresentation in American politics is often attributed to relatively low levels of political ambition. Yet scholarship still grapples with a major leak in the pipeline to power: that many qualified and politically ambit [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055420000970
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A Short Introduction to World Politics
A Short Introduction to World Politics

A Short Introduction to World Politics by Lawrence Meacham is a 13-chapter textbook. It covers the following: System History: The Rise of the Modern World System; Images and Theories of World Politics; Foreign Policy Decision Making; Non-State [...]

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DOI: https://socialsci.libretexts.org/Bookshelves/Political_Science_and_Civics/Book%3A_A_Short_Introduciton_to_World_Politics_(Meacham)
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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
Type: Journal Articles