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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
A Short Introduction to World Politics
A Short Introduction to World Politics

A Short Introduction to World Politics by Lawrence Meacham is a 13-chapter textbook. It covers the following: System History: The Rise of the Modern World System; Images and Theories of World Politics; Foreign Policy Decision Making; Non-State [...]

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DOI: https://socialsci.libretexts.org/Bookshelves/Political_Science_and_Civics/Book%3A_A_Short_Introduciton_to_World_Politics_(Meacham)
Type: Textbooks
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
Type: Journal Articles
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
Type: Journal Articles
Balancing Power without Weapons: State Intervention into Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions. 
Balancing Power without Weapons: State Intervention into Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions. 

Description: Why do states block some foreign direct investment on national security grounds even when it originates from within their own security community? Government intervention into foreign takeovers of domestic companies is on the rise, [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316855430
Type: Books
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
Type: Journal Articles
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
Type: Journal Articles
Canvas Course Shell for Introduction to International Relations
Canvas Course Shell for Introduction to International Relations

Canvas Course Shell for C-ID POLS 140 Introduction to International Relations: an introduction to international relations theory with an examination of national, international, transnational, and sub-national actors and their institutions, int [...]

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DOI: https://www.opolisci.com/shells/canvas-course-shell-for-introduction-to-international-relations/
Type: Shells
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
Type: Journal Articles
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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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
Type: Journal Articles
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
Type: Journal Articles
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
Type: Journal Articles
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
Type: Journal Articles
Geographical Indications at the Crossroads of Trade, Development, and Culture: Focus on Asia-Pacific.
Geographical Indications at the Crossroads of Trade, Development, and Culture: Focus on Asia-Pacific.

Description: Historically, few topics have proven to be so controversial in international intellectual property as the protection of geographical indications (GIs). The adoption of TRIPS in 1994 did not resolve disagreements, and countries wor [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316711002
Type: Books
Global Environment Outlook – GEO-6: Healthy Planet, Healthy People.
Global Environment Outlook – GEO-6: Healthy Planet, Healthy People.

Description: Published to coincide with the Fourth United Nations Environmental Assembly, UN Environment's sixth Global Environment Outlook calls on decision makers to take bold and urgent action to address pressing environmental issues in ord [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108627146
Type: Books