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Social media and senior citizen advocacy: an inclusive tool to resist ageism?
Social media and senior citizen advocacy: an inclusive tool to resist ageism?

With population aging, interest groups demand that governments act to prevent a perceived financial crisis. Senior citizens remain frustrated in their efforts to influence the response of policy-makers. In an effort to strengthen their voice, [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2015.1050411
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Candidate selection and informal soft quotas for women: gender imbalance in political recruitment in Zambia
Candidate selection and informal soft quotas for women: gender imbalance in political recruitment in Zambia

What does it take for a female aspirant to win a party nomination in a candidate-centered electoral system in an emerging democracy? Three decades after the third wave of democratization hit Africa, we still know little about women’s entry int [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11109-021-09683-0
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Equal playing field? On the intersection between gender and being young in the Swedish Parliament
Equal playing field? On the intersection between gender and being young in the Swedish Parliament

Women and young constitute two underrepresented groups in most legislatures worldwide. The aim of this paper is to theorize and empirically analyze how the hitherto overlooked intersection between gender and young age condition legislators’ op [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2018.1564055
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The speaker’s gender equality group in the Swedish parliament – a toothless tiger?
The speaker’s gender equality group in the Swedish parliament – a toothless tiger?

A recent wave of research has engaged with gender-focused bodies within parliament studying their status, organization, and function. One type of body scarcely studied is issue-based parliamentary groups such as the Speaker’s Gender Equality G [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2020.1752442
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Measuring gender differences in elite behavior through surveys versus observation: what does the comparison reveal?
Measuring gender differences in elite behavior through surveys versus observation: what does the comparison reveal?

Surveys constitute the main method of studying elite behavior. A concern with survey data is that they reflect what elites report they do – not what elites actually do. Alternative, process-oriented approaches such as direct observation can he [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2021.1877751
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Learning gender equality: how women’s protest influences youth gender attitudes
Learning gender equality: how women’s protest influences youth gender attitudes

Current comparative analyses of gender attitudes among adolescents largely focus on individual-level characteristics. Understudied is the role of women’s protest on adolescents’ gender attitudes. This paper investigates how women’s protests re [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2021.1926296
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Progressive familial socialization and white partisans’ racial attitudes
Progressive familial socialization and white partisans’ racial attitudes

Scholars have correlated the racial attitudes of White partisans with a number of explanatory variables, including ingroup favoritism and outgroup prejudice. Notwithstanding the importance of these variables, scholars have neglected other cons [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2021.1932529
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Sources of evidence and openness in field-intensive research on violent conflict
Sources of evidence and openness in field-intensive research on violent conflict

This article engages with Steven Lubet’s arguments in Interrogating Ethnography on reliability of evidence and replication of findings in ethnographic research. It draws on eight months of immersive fieldwork on Abkhaz mobilization in the Geor [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2021.1950015
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Trying Lubet’s ethnography: On methodology, writing, and ethics
Trying Lubet’s ethnography: On methodology, writing, and ethics

By the early 2000s, immersed in fieldwork methods literatures (participant-observer ethnography, interviewing, and document-based research), I increasingly saw that “evidence” meant something different in different research and professional pr [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2021.1963993
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Ethnography on Trial: Introduction to the Dialogue
Ethnography on Trial: Introduction to the Dialogue

While [ethnographers] do seek to uncover the rules of action, such rules are not as clearly discoverable as law is to lawyers – through examination of definitive statements. Most rules of social behavior are tacit and unstated. Frequently they [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2021.1963992
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Do Americans perceive diverse judges as inherently biased?
Do Americans perceive diverse judges as inherently biased?

Although women and minorities hold an increasing share of judgships in the United States, they remain underrepresented. We explore Americans’ perceptions of the bias of women and minority judges – one of the possible challenges to creating a d [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2021.1960867
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Social representations of COVID-19 skeptics: denigration, demonization, and disenfranchisement
Social representations of COVID-19 skeptics: denigration, demonization, and disenfranchisement

Denialism accompanies many global threats, such as climate change, HIV/AIDS, and now also SARS CoV-2 and COVID-19. We analyzed a corpus of 624 English-language news items to examine emerging social representations of people who question the ex [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2022.2041443
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Cultural attributions for racial inequality
Cultural attributions for racial inequality

How do people explain persistent inequality between whites and blacks? Research has focused on two dimensions of explanation, or attribution: internal (regarding shortcomings in black motivation and capability); and external (regarding the soc [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2022.2061361
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Backlash against “identity politics”: far right success and mainstream party attention to identity groups
Backlash against “identity politics”: far right success and mainstream party attention to identity groups

Far right parties often attack efforts to promote equality for historically marginalized groups like women, ethnic minorities, and LGBTQIA+ people, suggesting that “identity politics” takes away valuable resources from native working class pop [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2022.2065318
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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
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Gender differences in campaigning under alternative voting systems: analysis of election manifestos
Gender differences in campaigning under alternative voting systems: analysis of election manifestos

Growing evidence reveals that candidate issue engagement differs between men and women. However, recent research suggests that individual-level differences among candidates should be small under the strategic incentives inherent in single-memb [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/21565503.2022.2087192
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Unrepresentative Claims: Speaking for Oneself in a Social Movement
Unrepresentative Claims: Speaking for Oneself in a Social Movement

Sometimes, people engaged in politics actively refuse to speak for anyone but themselves. These unrepresentative claims multiply in social movements in times of crisis. During the French Yellow Vest movement of 2018–2019, such unrepresentative [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055421001210
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Coming out to Vote: The Construction of a Lesbian and Gay Electoral Constituency in the United States
Coming out to Vote: The Construction of a Lesbian and Gay Electoral Constituency in the United States

Using the formation of a lesbian and gay electoral constituency as a case, this article demonstrates how activists and party elites contest and construct collective identities and groups. Activist–party interactions produce identity-building f [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055421001465
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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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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
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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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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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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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Representative Democracy and Colonial Inspirations: The Case of John Stuart Mill
Representative Democracy and Colonial Inspirations: The Case of John Stuart Mill

Abstract Focusing on John Stuart Mill, a particularly illuminating contributor to modern democratic theory, this article examines the connections between modern democracy and the European colonial experience. It argues that Mill drew on the ex [...]

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