An Introduction to Politics

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An Introduction to Politics
An Introduction to Politics

An Introduction to Politics (1st Edition) proposes to chart a path that is at once a little more brief, concise and in between than those textbooks currently on the market. As this class is usually taught to freshmen, there is little to be gai [...]

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DOI: https://socialsci.libretexts.org/Bookshelves/Political_Science_and_Civics/Book%3A_An_Introduction_to_Politics_(Sell)
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Constraining Governments: New Indices of Vertical, Horizontal, and Diagonal Accountability
Constraining Governments: New Indices of Vertical, Horizontal, and Diagonal Accountability

Abstract: Accountability—constraints on a government’s use of political power—is one of the cornerstones of good governance. However, conceptual stretching and a lack of reliable measures have limited cross-national research on this concept. T [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055420000222
Type: Journal Articles
The Distinctive Political Status of Dissident Minorities
The Distinctive Political Status of Dissident Minorities

Abstract: “Dissident minorities” are members of marginalized groups who dissent from the consensus group position on matters seen as critical to their group’s collective liberation. This paper articulates the distinctive political status—power [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055420000659
Type: Journal Articles