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Party Nomination Strategies in List Proportional Representation Systems
Party Nomination Strategies in List Proportional Representation Systems

In list proportional representation (PR) systems, parties shape political selection. We propose a theory of party list choice and elections in list PR systems. Our results describe how a party allocates candidates of heterogeneous quality acro [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/ajps.12691
Type: Journal Articles
When Do UN Peacekeeping Operations Implement Their Mandates?
When Do UN Peacekeeping Operations Implement Their Mandates?

Under what conditions do UN peacekeeping operations (PKOs) implement the tasks in their mandates? Contemporary PKOs are expected to fulfill increasingly fragmented mandates in active conflict zones. We argue that these two trends—increasingly [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/ajps.12650
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Introduction to Comparative Government and Politics
Introduction to Comparative Government and Politics

Introduction to Comparative Government and Politics, 1st edition, is an Open Education Resource Textbook that surveys contemporary comparative politics. The textbook is organized thematically and includes chapters that cover a wide range of to [...]

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DOI: https://introcp.com/
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UN Peacekeeping and Households’ Well-Being in Civil Wars
UN Peacekeeping and Households’ Well-Being in Civil Wars

Civil wars affect the economic conditions of households by disrupting economic transactions and harming their psychological well-being. To restore basic conditions for local economic recovery in conflict-torn regions, the international communi [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/ajps.12644
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The Theory, Practice, and Interpretation of Customary International Law
The Theory, Practice, and Interpretation of Customary International Law

Although customary international law (CIL) has been central to international law from its inception, it is often misunderstood. This edited volume remedies that problem by tracing the history of CIL and provides an in-depth study of its theory [...]

“Let Our Ballots Secure What Our Bullets Have Won”: Union Veterans and the Making of Radical Reconstruction
“Let Our Ballots Secure What Our Bullets Have Won”: Union Veterans and the Making of Radical Reconstruction

Abstract After the Civil War, congressional Republicans used sweeping powers to expand and enforce civil rights for African Americans. Though the electoral benefits of African American suffrage were clear, Republicans had to overcome party div [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055422000193
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The Urban/Rural Divide in Athenian Political Thought
The Urban/Rural Divide in Athenian Political Thought

Abstract Contemporary analyses of Athenian democracy have focused on binaries such as mass/elite, free/slave, and male/female, overlooking the urban/rural divide. In this article, I argue that urban/rural was a central cleavage in the Athenian [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S000305542200017X
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Public Policy Project Workbook: 2022-2023 Edition
Public Policy Project Workbook: 2022-2023 Edition

Preface Inspiring publicly spirited and scholarly minded students means utilizing our knowledge of political ideals, institutions, and behaviors, and exploring the lifecycle of public policies – their formation, effectuation, and reformation – [...]

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C-ID: POLS 110 - American
Historical Ownership and Territorial Disputes
Historical Ownership and Territorial Disputes

Abstract: Some of the most enduring and dangerous territorial disputes often involve claims of historical ownership by at least one side of a dispute. Why does historical ownership lead to more hardened bargaining stances than in other territo [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1086/706047
Type: Journal Articles
Fundraising for Favors? Linking Lobbyist-Hosted Fundraisers to Legislative Benefits
Fundraising for Favors? Linking Lobbyist-Hosted Fundraisers to Legislative Benefits

Abstract: Do legislators and lobbyists trade favors? This study uses uncommon data sources and plagiarism software to detect a rarely observed relationship between interest group lobbyists and sitting Members of Congress. Comparison of letters [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1065912918771745
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Simulation Workbook: International Relations Fall 2020 Edition
Simulation Workbook: International Relations Fall 2020 Edition

The political science sub-field of International Relations is the study of who gets what, when, where, how, and why primarily at the international level. International Relations has a long and rich history in world history and politics. A majo [...]

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C-ID: POLS 140 - IR
Intersectionality on the go: The diffusion of Black feminist knowledge across disciplinary and geographical borders
Intersectionality on the go: The diffusion of Black feminist knowledge across disciplinary and geographical borders

Kimberlé Crenshaw coined the term “intersectionality” in 1989 as a critique of feminist and critical race scholarship's neglect of—respectively—race and gender. Since then, the concept has been interpreted and reinterpreted to appeal to new di [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/1468-4446.12816
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Environmental Federalism in Indian Country: Sovereignty, Primacy, and Environmental Protection
Environmental Federalism in Indian Country: Sovereignty, Primacy, and Environmental Protection

Abstract: Extensive research on “environmental federalism” investigates the effects of shared state-federal implementation on policy outcomes under the landmark American environmental laws of the 1970s. But these laws originally made no me [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/psj.12395
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Standing in Line When Queues Are on the Decline: Services Satisfaction Following the Swedish Health Care Waiting Time Guarantee
Standing in Line When Queues Are on the Decline: Services Satisfaction Following the Swedish Health Care Waiting Time Guarantee

Abstract: Understanding mass public support for health systems and welfare polices is required in order to safeguard the legitimacy of democratic governance of the welfare state. If policies to meet dissatisfaction go unnoticed, the whole idea [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/psj.12277
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Taxes and Trust: From Coercion to Compliance in Poland, Russia and Ukraine.
Taxes and Trust: From Coercion to Compliance in Poland, Russia and Ukraine.

Description: Taxes and Trust is the first book on taxes to focus on trust and the first work of social science to concentrate on how tax policy actually gets implemented on the ground in Poland, Russia and Ukraine. It highlights the nuances of [...]

The African Court of Justice and Human and Peoples’ Rights in Context: Development and Challenges.
The African Court of Justice and Human and Peoples’ Rights in Context: Development and Challenges.

Abstract: The treaty creating the African Court of Justice and Human and Peoples' Rights, if and when it comes into force, contains innovative elements that have potentially significant implications for current substantive and procedural appro [...]

Public Policy Project Workbook: Spring 2020 Edition
Public Policy Project Workbook: Spring 2020 Edition

Description: Inspiring publicly spirited and scholarly minded students means utilizing our knowledge of political ideals, institutions, and behaviors, and exploring the lifecycle of public policies – their formation, effectuation, and reformat [...]

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DOI: https://educate.apsanet.org/resource/04-06-2020/public-policy-project
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The Power of Standards: Hybrid Authority and the Globalisation of Services.
The Power of Standards: Hybrid Authority and the Globalisation of Services.

Description: Standards often remain unseen, yet they play a fundamental part in the organisation of contemporary capitalism and society at large. What form of power do they epitomise? Why have they become so prominent? Are they set to be as im [...]

Balancing Power without Weapons: State Intervention into Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions. 
Balancing Power without Weapons: State Intervention into Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions. 

Description: Why do states block some foreign direct investment on national security grounds even when it originates from within their own security community? Government intervention into foreign takeovers of domestic companies is on the rise, [...]

Bread, Cement, Cactus
Bread, Cement, Cactus

Description: In this exploration of the meaning of home, Annie Zaidi reflects on the places in India from which she derives her sense of identity. She looks back on the now renamed city of her birth and the impossibility of belonging in the in [...]

Canvas Course Shell for Introduction to International Relations
Canvas Course Shell for Introduction to International Relations

Canvas Course Shell for C-ID POLS 140 Introduction to International Relations: an introduction to international relations theory with an examination of national, international, transnational, and sub-national actors and their institutions, int [...]

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DOI: https://www.opolisci.com/shells/canvas-course-shell-for-introduction-to-international-relations/
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Does Direct Democracy Hurt Immigrant Minorities? Evidence from Naturalization Decisions in Switzerland
Does Direct Democracy Hurt Immigrant Minorities? Evidence from Naturalization Decisions in Switzerland

Abstract: Do minorities fare worse under direct democracy than under representative democracy? We provide new evidence by studying naturalization requests of immigrants in Switzerland that were typically decided with referendums in each munici [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/ajps.12433
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Humanitarianism in the Modern World
Humanitarianism in the Modern World

Description: This is an innovative new history of famine relief and humanitarianism. The authors apply a moral economy approach to shed new light on the forces and ideas that motivated and shaped humanitarian aid during the Great Irish Famine, [...]

International Relations
International Relations

Description: The perfect book to get you started, or get caught back up, with International Relations. As a ‘Day 0’ beginner’s guide, this textbook condenses the most important information into the smallest space and present concepts in an acc [...]

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DOI: https://www.e-ir.info/publication/beginners-textbook-international-relations/
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