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Narrativizing the self: how do the migrant experiences matter for joint belongingness?
Narrativizing the self: how do the migrant experiences matter for joint belongingness?

The fundamental principles of integration are increasingly criticized while indicator-informed-integration (III) remains an aspiration for policymakers. In contrast, we argue that integration and in particular its social variant cannot be meas [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2022.2078219
Type: Journal Articles
Making Unequal Democracy Work? The Effects of Income on Voter Turnout in Northern Italy
Making Unequal Democracy Work? The Effects of Income on Voter Turnout in Northern Italy

In many democracies, voter turnout is higher among the rich than the poor. But do changes in income lead to changes in electoral participation? We address this question with unique administrative data matching a decade of individual tax record [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/ajps.12605
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Sovereignty, Substance, and Public Support for European Courts’ Human Rights Rulings
Sovereignty, Substance, and Public Support for European Courts’ Human Rights Rulings

Abstract Is the public backlash against human rights rulings from European courts driven by substantive concerns over case outcomes, procedural concerns over sovereignty, or combinations thereof? We conducted preregistered survey experiments i [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055421001143
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Group Size and Protest Mobilization across Movements and Countermovements
Group Size and Protest Mobilization across Movements and Countermovements

Abstract Many social movements face fierce resistance in the form of a countermovement. Therefore, when deciding to become politically active, a movement supporter has to consider both her own movement’s activity and that of the opponent. This [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055421001131
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The Curse of Good Intentions: Why Anticorruption Messaging Can Encourage Bribery
The Curse of Good Intentions: Why Anticorruption Messaging Can Encourage Bribery

Abstract Awareness-raising messages feature prominently in most anticorruption strategies. Yet, there has been limited systematic research into their efficacy. There is growing concern that anticorruption awareness-raising efforts may be backf [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055421001398
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How Populist are Parties? Measuring Degrees of Populism in Party Manifestos Using Supervised Machine Learning
How Populist are Parties? Measuring Degrees of Populism in Party Manifestos Using Supervised Machine Learning

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/pan.2021.29
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Can Appeals for Peace Promote Tolerance and Mitigate Support for Extremism? Evidence from an Experiment with Adolescents in Burkina Faso
Can Appeals for Peace Promote Tolerance and Mitigate Support for Extremism? Evidence from an Experiment with Adolescents in Burkina Faso

Abstract Recent efforts to improve attitudes toward outgroups and reduce support for extremists in violent settings report mixed results. Donors and aid organizations have spent millions of dollars to amplify the voices of moderate religious f [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/XPS.2022.1
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Daughters Do Not Affect Political Beliefs in a New Democracy
Daughters Do Not Affect Political Beliefs in a New Democracy

Abstract A consistent finding in industrialized democracies is that having a daughter shapes parents’ attitudes and behaviors in gender-egalitarian ways. We test whether this finding travels to a young middle-income democracy where women’s rig [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/XPS.2022.3
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The Ex-Factor: Examining the Gendered Effect of Divorce on Voter Turnout
The Ex-Factor: Examining the Gendered Effect of Divorce on Voter Turnout

Abstract The absence of a gendered analysis of the effect of marriage on voting is surprising given researchers’ cognizance of the heterogeneous effects of marriage on a range of other social outcomes. In this paper, we shed new light on spous [...]

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DOI: https://courses.lumenlearning.com/boundless-politicalscience/
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Migration and the Demand for Transnational Justice
Migration and the Demand for Transnational Justice

Abstract Domestic courts sometimes prosecute foreign nationals for severe crimes—like crimes against humanity, genocide, torture, and war crimes—committed on foreign territory against foreign nationals. We argue that migrants can serve as agen [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055422000302
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Voting for Votes: Opposition Parties’ Legislative Activity and Electoral Outcomes
Voting for Votes: Opposition Parties’ Legislative Activity and Electoral Outcomes

Abstract Scholars frequently expect parties to act strategically in parliament, hoping to affect their electoral fortunes. Voters assumingly assess parties by their activity and vote accordingly. However, the retrospective voting literature lo [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055422000338
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Creating Climate Coalitions: Mass Preferences for Compensating Vulnerability in the World’s Two Largest Democracies
Creating Climate Coalitions: Mass Preferences for Compensating Vulnerability in the World’s Two Largest Democracies

Abstract Combating climate change requires large economic adjustments with significant distributional implications. To build coalitions of support, scholars and policy makers propose compensating individuals who will bear decarbonization’s cos [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055422000223
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Intrinsic Social Incentives in State and Non-State Armed Groups
Intrinsic Social Incentives in State and Non-State Armed Groups

Abstract How do non-state armed groups (NSAGs) survive and even thrive in situations where state armed groups (SAGs) collapse, despite the former’s often greater material adversity? We argue that, optimizing under their different constraints, [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S000305542200020X
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The Competing Influence of Policy Content and Political Cues: Cross-Border Evidence from the United States and Canada
The Competing Influence of Policy Content and Political Cues: Cross-Border Evidence from the United States and Canada

Abstract When individuals evaluate policies, they consider both the policy’s content and its endorsers. In this study, we investigate the conditions under which these sometimes competing factors guide preferences. In an effort to combat the sp [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108333580
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Land and Legibility: When Do Citizens Expect Secure Property Rights in Weak States?
Land and Legibility: When Do Citizens Expect Secure Property Rights in Weak States?

Abstract Legibility and political authority are often conflated in debates over formalization processes, including land titling. This can lead to a fundamental misunderstanding of what it is that citizens anticipate would strengthen their prop [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055422000417
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Canvassing the Gatekeepers: A Field Experiment to Increase Women Voters’ Turnout in Pakistan
Canvassing the Gatekeepers: A Field Experiment to Increase Women Voters’ Turnout in Pakistan

Abstract How can we close persistent gender gaps in political participation? We develop a theory highlighting the role of male household members as “gatekeepers” of women’s participation in patriarchal settings and argue that the answer involv [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055422000375
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The American Political Economy: Markets, Power, and the Meta Politics of US Economic Governance
The American Political Economy: Markets, Power, and the Meta Politics of US Economic Governance

Abstract This article provides an overview of the emerging field of American political economy (APE). Methodologically eclectic, this field seeks to understand the interaction of markets and government in America's unequal and polarized polity [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-polisci-051120-013916
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Propaganda, Presumed Influence, and Collective Protest
Propaganda, Presumed Influence, and Collective Protest

Political propaganda can reduce citizens’ inclinations to protest by directly influencing their preferences or beliefs about the government. However, given that protest is risky in authoritarian societies and requires collective participation, [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11109-021-09683-0
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Studying Policy Design Quality in Comparative Perspective
Studying Policy Design Quality in Comparative Perspective

This article is a first attempt to systematically examine policy design and its influence on policy effectiveness in a comparative perspective. We begin by providing a novel concept and measure of policy design. Our Average Instrument Diversit [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055421000186
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The Two-Pronged Middle Class: The Old Bourgeoisie, New State-Engineered Middle Class, and Democratic Development
The Two-Pronged Middle Class: The Old Bourgeoisie, New State-Engineered Middle Class, and Democratic Development

We contribute to research on the democratic role of middle classes. Our paper distinguishes between middle classes emerging autonomously during gradual capitalist development and those fabricated rapidly as part of state-led modernization. To [...]

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DOI: https://courses.lumenlearning.com/boundless-politicalscience/
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Party over Pocketbook? How Party Cues Influence Opinion When Citizens Have a Stake in Policy
Party over Pocketbook? How Party Cues Influence Opinion When Citizens Have a Stake in Policy

Do political parties influence opinion when citizens have a personal stake in policy? With an experimental design that exploits a naturally occurring, sharp variation in party cues, we study the effects of party cues during a collective bargai [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055421000332
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The Journey Home: Violence, Anchoring, and Refugee Decisions to Return
The Journey Home: Violence, Anchoring, and Refugee Decisions to Return

While the UNHCR promotes voluntary repatriation as the preferred solution to refugee situations, there is little understanding of variation in refugees’ preferences regarding return. We develop a theoretical framework suggesting two mechanisms [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055421000344
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Social Origins of Dictatorships: Elite Networks and Political Transitions in Haiti
Social Origins of Dictatorships: Elite Networks and Political Transitions in Haiti

Existing theories of democratic reversals emphasize that elites mount actions like coups when democracy is particularly threatening to their interests. However, existing theory has been largely silent on the role of elite social networks, whic [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055421000289
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Playing to the Gallery: Emotive Rhetoric in Parliaments
Playing to the Gallery: Emotive Rhetoric in Parliaments

Research has shown that emotions matter in politics, but we know less about when and why politicians use emotive rhetoric in the legislative arena. This article argues that emotive rhetoric is one of the tools politicians can use strategically [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055421000356
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