‘Diplomacy is a feminine art’: Feminised figurations of the diplomat

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‘Diplomacy is a feminine art’: Feminised figurations of the diplomat
‘Diplomacy is a feminine art’: Feminised figurations of the diplomat

Abstract: The aim of this article is to examine whether and how diplomacy may be gendered, symbolically and rhetorically, using US representations of diplomacy as a case. Prior scholarship on gender and contemporary diplomacy is sparse but has [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0260210520000315
Type: Journal Articles
American Government 2e
American Government 2e

American Government 2e is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of the single-semester American Government course. This title includes innovative features designed to enhance student learning, including Insider Perspective featu [...]

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DOI: https://openstax.org/details/books/american-government-2e
Type: Textbooks
Boundless Political Science
Boundless Political Science

Boundless Political Science by Simple Book Publishing (lumenlearning.com) is a collection of webpages that cover the following topics: American Politics; The Constitution and the Founding of America; Federalism; Civil Liberties; Civil Rights; [...]

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DOI: https://courses.lumenlearning.com/boundless-politicalscience/
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Buying Amendments? Lobbyists’ Campaign Contributions and Microlegislation in the Creation of the Affordable Care Act
Buying Amendments? Lobbyists’ Campaign Contributions and Microlegislation in the Creation of the Affordable Care Act

Abstract: When do campaign contributions matter? This article advances the claim that a group that gives campaign contributions to US Members of Congress is more likely to achieve legislative success when (1) a single legislator can deliver to [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/lsq.12266
Type: Journal Articles
Does Entrepreneurship Work? Understanding What Policy Entrepreneurs Do and Whether It Matters
Does Entrepreneurship Work? Understanding What Policy Entrepreneurs Do and Whether It Matters

Abstract: When a major policy change occurs, policy entrepreneurs—advocates who devote substantial time, energy, and resources to campaigning for a specific policy outcome—are often credited as critical influences. However, there has been [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/psj.12388
Type: Journal Articles
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Adopting Open Educational Resources in an Introductory American Government Course
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Adopting Open Educational Resources in an Introductory American Government Course

In this article, we present findings from a grant-funded initiative to replace traditional, proprietary textbooks with an open content textbook under a Creative Commons license in the introductory American government course (POLS 1101) at Midd [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/15512169.2017.1422739
Type: Journal Articles
Failed and successful attempts at institutional change: the battle for marriage equality in the United States
Failed and successful attempts at institutional change: the battle for marriage equality in the United States

Abstract: By focusing on the legislative process underpinning marriage equality in the American states, this article identifies the combinations of conditions under which attempts at institutional displacement succeed or fail. Hitherto, few sc [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1755773920000090
Type: Journal Articles
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
Type: Journal Articles
Minority Party Capacity in Congress
Minority Party Capacity in Congress

When, and under what circumstances, are congressional minority parties capable of influencing legislative outcomes? We argue that the capacity of the minority party to exert legislative influence is a function of three factors: constraints on [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055421000381
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Race and Representation in Campaign Finance
Race and Representation in Campaign Finance

Abstract: Racial inequality in voter turnout is well-documented, but we know less about racial inequality in campaign contributions. Using new data on the racial identities of over 27 million donors, we find an unrepresentative contributor cla [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055419000637
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Roll-Call Vote Selection: Implications for the Study of Legislative Politics
Roll-Call Vote Selection: Implications for the Study of Legislative Politics

Abstract: Roll-call votes provide scholars with the opportunity to measure many quantities of interest. However, the usefulness of the roll-call sample depends on the population it is intended to represent. After laying out why understanding t [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055420000192
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The Disinformation Age
The Disinformation Age

Description: The intentional spread of falsehoods – and attendant attacks on minorities, press freedoms, and the rule of law – challenge the basic norms and values upon which institutional legitimacy and political stability depend. How did we [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108914628
Type: Books
The Private Roots of American Political Development: The Immigrants’ Protective League’s “Friendly and Sympathetic Touch,” 1908–1924
The Private Roots of American Political Development: The Immigrants’ Protective League’s “Friendly and Sympathetic Touch,” 1908–1924

Abstract: This article aims to illuminate how non-state actors participate in forging public institutions and in establishing public agendas. It also sets out to identify novel mechanisms of state building. It does so by examining the historic [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0898588X14000030
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Wealth, Slaveownership, and Fighting for the Confederacy: An Empirical Study of the American Civil War
Wealth, Slaveownership, and Fighting for the Confederacy: An Empirical Study of the American Civil War

Abstract: How did personal wealth and slaveownership affect the likelihood Southerners fought for the Confederate Army in the American Civil War? On the one hand, wealthy Southerners had incentives to free-ride on poorer Southerners and avoid [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055419000170
Type: Journal Articles
When Does Government Listen to the Public? Voluntary Associations and Dynamic Agenda Representation in the United States
When Does Government Listen to the Public? Voluntary Associations and Dynamic Agenda Representation in the United States

Abstract: Abstract The aim of the article is to examine how the population size of voluntary associations affects the process through which the public's issue priorities are translated into policy priorities. We conduct a time series analysis [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/psj.12231
Type: Journal Articles
Who Leads? Who Follows? Measuring Issue Attention and Agenda Setting by Legislators and the Mass Public Using Social Media Data
Who Leads? Who Follows? Measuring Issue Attention and Agenda Setting by Legislators and the Mass Public Using Social Media Data

Abstract: Are legislators responsive to the priorities of the public? Research demonstrates a strong correspondence between the issues about which the public cares and the issues addressed by politicians, but conclusive evidence about who lead [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055419000352
Type: Journal Articles