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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
Type: Journal Articles
A Political Science Manifesto for the Age of Populism
A Political Science Manifesto for the Age of Populism

Description: Populism and authoritarian-populist parties have surged in the 21st century. In the United States, Donald Trump appears to have become the poster president for the surge. David M. Ricci, in this call to arms, thinks Trump is sympt [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108785440
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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
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Constructivism and the Logic of Political Representation
Constructivism and the Logic of Political Representation

Abstract: There are at least two politically salient senses of “representation”—acting-for-others and portraying-something-as-something. The difference is not just semantic but also logical: relations of representative agency are dyadic (x rep [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055419000273
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Does Policy Learning Meet the Standards of an Analytical Framework of the Policy Process?
Does Policy Learning Meet the Standards of an Analytical Framework of the Policy Process?

Abstract: Reference to policy learning is commonplace in the public policy literature but the question of whether it qualifies as an analytical framework applicable to the policy process has yet to be systematically addressed. We therefore app [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/psj.12250
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Enhancing Electoral Equality: Can Education Compensate for Family Background Differences in Voting Participation?
Enhancing Electoral Equality: Can Education Compensate for Family Background Differences in Voting Participation?

Abstract: It is well documented that voter turnout is lower among persons who grow up in families from a low socioeconomic status compared with persons from high-status families. This paper examines whether reforms in education can help reduce [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055418000746
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Evidence and Innovation in Housing Law and Policy.
Evidence and Innovation in Housing Law and Policy.

Description: No area of law and policy is more central to our well-being than housing, yet research on the topic is too often produced in disciplinary or methodological silos that fail to connect to policy on the ground. This pathbreaking book [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781316691335
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Gallery Walk Seminar: Visualizing the Future of Political Ideologies
Gallery Walk Seminar: Visualizing the Future of Political Ideologies

This article shows how a gallery walk exercise can be used to encourage broad participation and higher-level thinking among undergraduate students of political science. Asked to visualize the future of different political ideologies, the stude [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/15512169.2018.1549495
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How Parties React to Voter Transitions
How Parties React to Voter Transitions

Abstract: This letter investigates how voter transitions between parties affect parties’ policy positioning. While a growing literature investigates the role of election results as signals for parties’ policy adaption, it has mostly focused on [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055420000155
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Intersectionality on the go: The diffusion of Black feminist knowledge across disciplinary and geographical borders
Intersectionality on the go: The diffusion of Black feminist knowledge across disciplinary and geographical borders

Kimberlé Crenshaw coined the term “intersectionality” in 1989 as a critique of feminist and critical race scholarship's neglect of—respectively—race and gender. Since then, the concept has been interpreted and reinterpreted to appeal to new di [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/1468-4446.12816
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Policy Controversies and Political Blame Games
Policy Controversies and Political Blame Games

Abstract: In modern, policy-heavy democracies, blame games about policy controversies are commonplace. Despite their ubiquity, blame games are notoriously difficult to study. This book elevates them to the place they deserve in the study of po [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108860116
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Social Media and Democracy
Social Media and Democracy

Description: Over the last five years, widespread concern about the effects of social media on democracy has led to an explosion in research from different disciplines and corners of academia. This book is the first of its kind to take stock o [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108890960
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Spatial Voting Meets Spatial Policy Positions: An Experimental Appraisal
Spatial Voting Meets Spatial Policy Positions: An Experimental Appraisal

Abstract: We develop and validate a novel experimental design that builds a bridge between experimental research on the theory of spatial voting and the literature on measuring policy positions from text. Our design utilizes established text-s [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0003055419000492
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Stand out of our Light: Freedom and Resistance in the Attention Economy.
Stand out of our Light: Freedom and Resistance in the Attention Economy.

Description: Former Google advertising strategist, now Oxford-trained philosopher James Williams launches a plea to society and to the tech industry to help ensure that the technology we all carry with us every day does not distract us from pu [...]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108453004
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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