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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
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‘How Much Politics Is There’? Exploring Students’ Experiences of Values and Impartiality from an Epistemic Perspective
‘How Much Politics Is There’? Exploring Students’ Experiences of Values and Impartiality from an Epistemic Perspective

In this article, we report findings of students’ conceptions of values and impartiality in political science teaching in relation to research on epistemic beliefs. This field of research concerns students’ beliefs about the nature of knowledge [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/15512169.2020.1730863
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(Under What Conditions) Do Politicians Reward Their Supporters? Evidence from Kenya’s Constituencies Development Fund
(Under What Conditions) Do Politicians Reward Their Supporters? Evidence from Kenya’s Constituencies Development Fund

Abstract: We leverage innovative spatial modeling techniques and data on the precise geo-locations of more than 32,000 Constituency Development Fund (CDF) projects in Kenya to test whether Members of Parliament (MPs) reward their supporters. W [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055418000709
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A Dynamic Model of Speech for the Social Sciences
A Dynamic Model of Speech for the Social Sciences

Abstract: Speech and dialogue are the heart of politics: nearly every political institution in the world involves verbal communication. Yet vast literatures on political communication focus almost exclusively on what words were spoken, entirel [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S000305542000101X
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A Formal Theory of Democratic Deliberation
A Formal Theory of Democratic Deliberation

Abstract: Inspired by impossibility theorems of social choice theory, many democratic theorists have argued that aggregative forms of democracy cannot lend full democratic justification for the collective decisions reached. Hence, democratic t [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055419000674
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A Research Agenda for the Study of Policy Entrepreneurs
A Research Agenda for the Study of Policy Entrepreneurs

Abstract: The study of policy entrepreneurs as agents of change has developed greatly in recent years, supported by increasingly more sophisticated theoretical and empirical research. In this article, we first consider how the concept of the p [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/psj.12405
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Adapting a Governmental Training Platform to Simulate Peace Operations in the Classroom
Adapting a Governmental Training Platform to Simulate Peace Operations in the Classroom

Scholars have developed original pedagogical approaches to impart the knowledge and skills required for professional life in the area of peace and development. Experience-based learning, simulations, games, and role-plays have been used with p [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/15512169.2019.1621180
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Agenda Seeding: How 1960s Black Protests Moved Elites, Public Opinion and Voting
Agenda Seeding: How 1960s Black Protests Moved Elites, Public Opinion and Voting

Abstract: How do stigmatized minorities advance agendas when confronted with hostile majorities? Elite theories of influence posit marginal groups exert little power. I propose the concept of agenda seeding to describe how activists use method [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S000305542000009X
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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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Backlash to policy decisions: how citizens react to immigrants’ rights to demonstrate
Backlash to policy decisions: how citizens react to immigrants’ rights to demonstrate

Abstract: Focusing on one specific aspect of immigrant political integration—how authorities deal with their political right to demonstrate—we show in a large-scale survey experiment that liberal policy decisions permitting demonstrations lead [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/psrm.2020.44
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Behavioral Consequences of Open Candidate Recruitment
Behavioral Consequences of Open Candidate Recruitment

Abstract: Candidate-selection methods (CSM) crucially affect the behavior of Members of Parliament (MPs). Extant research investigates the consequentiality of the selectorate, but is neglecting the candidacy dimension of CSM. But what are the [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/lsq.12283
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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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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
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Calling Brussels: An Innovative Teaching Project
Calling Brussels: An Innovative Teaching Project

This innovative teaching project brought students and professionals working at or with the European Union (EU) together via video-conferencing. The idea was that by having students talk to policymakers this would add to their understanding of [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/15512169.2019.1702883
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Co-Optation and Repression of Religion in Authoritarian Regimes
Co-Optation and Repression of Religion in Authoritarian Regimes

Abstract: Comparative research on authoritarianism has largely neglected religion. Yet, in order to understand the logic of authoritarian control over the civil society, it is necessary to study how the authoritarian regimes deal with religiou [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1755048320000383
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Coalition Prospects and Policy Change: An Application to the Environment
Coalition Prospects and Policy Change: An Application to the Environment

Abstract: In most developed democracies, parties adjust their positions to polls and public opinion. Yet, in a coalition government, the policy that emerges is often the outcome of negotiations between governing parties. We argue that the cred [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/lsq.12273
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