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Saving Migrants’ Basic Human Rights from Sovereign Rule
Saving Migrants’ Basic Human Rights from Sovereign Rule

Abstract States cannot legitimately enforce their borders against migrants if dominant conceptions of sovereignty inform enforcement because these conceptions undermine sufficient respect for migrants’ basic human rights. Instead, such concept [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055422000028
Type: Journal Articles
Historical Border Changes, State Building, and Contemporary Trust in Europe
Historical Border Changes, State Building, and Contemporary Trust in Europe

Abstract Political borders profoundly influence outcomes central to international politics. Accordingly, a growing literature shows that historical boundaries affect important macro-outcomes such as patterns of interstate disputes and trade. T [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055421001428
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Relative Gains in the Shadow of a Trade War
Relative Gains in the Shadow of a Trade War

Abstract When do people care about relative gains in trade? Much of the international relations scholarship—and much of the political rhetoric on trade—would lead us to expect support for a trade policy that benefits ourselves more than it ben [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0020818322000030
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Corporate Sovereign Awakening and the Making of Modern State Sovereignty: New Archival Evidence from the English East India Company
Corporate Sovereign Awakening and the Making of Modern State Sovereignty: New Archival Evidence from the English East India Company

Abstract The English East India Company's “company-state” lasted 274 years—longer than most states. This research note uses new archival evidence to study the Company as a catalyst in the development of modern state sovereignty. Drawing on the [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S002081832200008X
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Smuggling and Border Enforcement
Smuggling and Border Enforcement

Abstract This article analyzes the efficacy of border enforcement against smuggling. We argue that walls, fences, patrols, and other efforts to secure porous borders can reduce smuggling, but only in the absence of collusion between smugglers [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S002081832200011X
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Anarchy is What Students Make of It: Playing Out Wendt’s Three Cultures of Anarchy
Anarchy is What Students Make of It: Playing Out Wendt’s Three Cultures of Anarchy

This article explores the hidden educational potential in the board game Diplomacy. While commonly recognized as a good low-cost negotiation simulation and a useful teaching platform, the original game version over-emphasizes the conflictual n [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/15512169.2020.1861457
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International Relations Syllabus, United Nations Simulation and Rubric
International Relations Syllabus, United Nations Simulation and Rubric

These files include a syllabus for an upper-division survey course in international relations; a simulation template for United Nations Security Council using the hypothetical scenario of a zombie pandemic, and associated instructor rubrics fo [...]

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DOI: https://educate.apsanet.org/resource/12-16-2020/international-relations-syllabus-united-nations-simulation-and-rubric
Type: Assignments and Rubrics
‘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
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The births of International Studies in China
The births of International Studies in China

Abstract: This article explores how International Studies as a scientific discipline emerged and developed in China, against the background of a Sinocentric world order that had predominated in East Asia for a long time. The argument of this a [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0260210520000340
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States of ambivalence: Recovering the concept of ‘the Stranger’ in International Relations
States of ambivalence: Recovering the concept of ‘the Stranger’ in International Relations

Abstract: This article revisits and revives the concept of ‘the Stranger’ in theorising international relations by discussing how this figure appears and what role it plays in the politics of (collective) identity. It shows that this concept i [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0260210520000376
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The Brandt Line after forty years: The more North–South relations change, the more they stay the same?
The Brandt Line after forty years: The more North–South relations change, the more they stay the same?

Abstract: The Brandt Line is a way of visualising the world that highlights the disparities and inequalities between the wealthy North and the poorer Global South. Forty years after its popularisation as part of a call for global reform, is th [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S026021052000039X
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Legitimacy under institutional complexity: Mapping stakeholder perceptions of legitimate institutions and their sources of legitimacy in global renewable energy governance
Legitimacy under institutional complexity: Mapping stakeholder perceptions of legitimate institutions and their sources of legitimacy in global renewable energy governance

Abstract: The legitimacy of international institutions has in recent years received growing interest from scholars, yet analyses of stakeholder perceptions of the legitimacy of institutions that coexist within a governance field have been few [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0260210520000431
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Migrant protection regimes: Beyond advocacy and towards exit in Thailand
Migrant protection regimes: Beyond advocacy and towards exit in Thailand

Abstract: International migrants are subject to many types of violence, such as trafficking, detention, and forced labour. We need an improved understanding of what protects migrants from such violence. The concept of ‘migrant protection regim [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0260210520000339
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Practice theory and change in international law: theorizing the development of legal meaning through the interpretive practices of international criminal courts
Practice theory and change in international law: theorizing the development of legal meaning through the interpretive practices of international criminal courts

Abstract: The question of change has emerged as one of the main conceptual and empirical challenges for International Relations' practice turn. In the context of international law, such a challenge is brought into particularly stark relief due [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1752971919000150
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Cosmopolitan Europe? Cosmopolitan justice against EU-centredness
Cosmopolitan Europe? Cosmopolitan justice against EU-centredness

Abstract: Since the early 2000s, the concept of ‘cosmopolitan Europe’ (CE) has become popular among philosophers and sociologists as a ‘post-nationalist’ way to rethink and reform the European Union (EU) in an age of globalization. Thus, seeki [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/16544951.2017.1291566
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Born Weak, Growing Strong: Anti-Government Protests as a Signal of Rebel Strength in the Context of Civil Wars
Born Weak, Growing Strong: Anti-Government Protests as a Signal of Rebel Strength in the Context of Civil Wars

Abstract: All rebel organizations start weak, but how do they grow and achieve favorable conflict outcomes? We present a theoretical model that allows for rebel organizations to gain support beyond their “core” and build their bargaining power [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/ajps.12356
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Comparative Causal Mediation and Relaxing the Assumption of No Mediator–Outcome Confounding: An Application to International Law and Audience Costs.
Comparative Causal Mediation and Relaxing the Assumption of No Mediator–Outcome Confounding: An Application to International Law and Audience Costs.

Abstract: Experiments often include multiple treatments, with the primary goal to compare the causal effects of those treatments. This study focuses on comparing the causal anatomies of multiple treatments through the use of causal mediation a [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/pan.2019.31
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Digging into the Pocketbook: Evidence on Economic Voting from Income Registry Data Matched to a Voter Survey
Digging into the Pocketbook: Evidence on Economic Voting from Income Registry Data Matched to a Voter Survey

Abstract: To paint a fuller picture of economic voters, we combine personal income records with a representative election survey. We examine three central topics in the economic voting literature: pocketbook versus sociotropic voting, the effe [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055417000314
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Double Whammy: Why the Underrepresentation of Women among Workplace and Political Decision Makers Matters in Pandemic Times
Double Whammy: Why the Underrepresentation of Women among Workplace and Political Decision Makers Matters in Pandemic Times

Abstract: In this article, we explore whether women's underrepresentation among political and workplace decision makers may subject female citizens and employees to COVID-19-related decisions that are at odds with their preferences. We find th [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1743923X20000628
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Elite Communication and the Popular Legitimacy of International Organizations
Elite Communication and the Popular Legitimacy of International Organizations

Abstract: This article offers the first systematic and comparative analysis of the effects of elite communication on citizen perceptions of the legitimacy of international organizations (IOs). Departing from cueing theory, it develops novel hy [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007123419000620
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For Safety or Profit? How Science Serves the Strategic Interests of Private Actors
For Safety or Profit? How Science Serves the Strategic Interests of Private Actors

Abstract: Science is central to the regulation of risk. But who provides the science on which risk regulations are based? Through an in‐depth empirical analysis of domestic health and safety standards, this article shows how private actors use [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/ajps.12450
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Institutional Sources of Legitimacy for International Organisations: Beyond Procedure versus Performance
Institutional Sources of Legitimacy for International Organisations: Beyond Procedure versus Performance

Abstract: This article addresses a significant gap in the literature on legitimacy in global governance, exploring whether, in what ways, and to what extent institutional qualities of international organisations (IOs) matter for popular legiti [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S026021051900007X
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No calm after the storm—diaspora influence on bilateral emergency aid flows
No calm after the storm—diaspora influence on bilateral emergency aid flows

Abstract: This study analyzes how migrants affect their host country's foreign policy toward their home country by measuring their influence on bilateral emergency aid. I develop the argument that besides political lobbying and the targeting o [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/psrm.2019.29
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Offsetting Uncertainty: Reassurance with Two‐Sided Incomplete Information
Offsetting Uncertainty: Reassurance with Two‐Sided Incomplete Information

Abstract: Conventional models of bargaining and reassurance under incomplete information assume that actors' behavioral signals are objectively cooperative or noncooperative. Even if actors are uncertain of each other's preferences, they know [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/ajps.12464
Type: Journal Articles