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Bicameralism in Stable Democracies

David Fisk

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Bicameralism in Stable Democracies Introduction Bicameralism refers to legislative systems that include two chambers. In presidential systems, ...

Brazilian Political Development

Barry Ames

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Brazilian Political Development Introduction The study of politics in Brazil is arguably the most advanced of all non–Organization for Economi...

Channels of Electoral Representation in Advanced Industrialized Democracies

Marcus Kreuzer

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Channels of Electoral Representation in Advanced Industrialized Democracies Introduction Electoral systems and political parties not only are ...

China-Taiwan Relations

Steven Goldstein

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

China-Taiwan Relations Introduction The complex relationship between the Republic of China (ROC) on the island of Taiwan and the People’s Repub...

China's One-Child Policy

Tyrene White

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

China’s One-Child Policy Introduction In 1979 China’s “one-child-per-couple” policy, or one-child policy, was launched. The policy was part of ...

Civil War in Sub-Saharan Africa

Zachariah Mampilly

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Civil War in Sub-Saharan Africa Introduction The study of African civil wars has boomed since 2000 as scholars have recognized the predominance...

Civil-Military Relations in Latin America

Brian E. Loveman

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Civil-Military Relations in Latin America Introduction Before the wave of military coups and military governments from the early 1960s until 1...

Comparative Capitalism Theory

Geoffrey Wood

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Comparative Capitalism Theory Introduction The 1990s saw a revival of interest in comparative institutionalist approaches, building on pioneer...

Comparative Politics of Angola, Mozambique, and Guinea-Bissau

Benedito Machava, Anne Pitcher

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Comparative Politics of Angola, Mozambique, and Guinea-Bissau Introduction Armed struggles for independence, a commitment to socialism, persis...

Comparative Politics of Chile and Uruguay

David Altman, Pablo Policzer

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Comparative Politics of Chile and Uruguay Introduction Chile and Uruguay share a number of historical and political similarities, and the two ...

Comparative Politics of Federalism

Jenna Bednar, Srinivas Parinandi

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Comparative Politics of Federalism Introduction Federalism is a system of government that sits uneasily between a unitary government with admi...

Comparative Politics of the Middle East and North Africa

Sean L. Yom

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Comparative Politics of the Middle East and North Africa Introduction Over the past decade, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) has domina...

Congressional Reassertion of Authority

Justin Peck

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Congressional Reassertion of Authority ...

Cosmopolitan Political Thought

Farah Godrej

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Cosmopolitan Political Thought Introduction Cosmopolitan political thought is an emerging subfield of political theory. It is motivated by a t...

Crisis of European Integration in Historical Perspective, The

George Ross

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

The Crisis of European Integration in Historical Perspective Introduction Today’s Eurozone disaster is often called the worst crisis in the hi...

Cycles of Protest

Paul Almeida

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Cycles of Protest Introduction Cycles of protest occur when multiple social movements or social groups engage in sustained protest clustered i...

Democracy and Authoritarianism in Sub-Saharan Africa

Douglas A. Yates

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Democracy and Authoritarianism in Sub-Saharan Africa Introduction The end of colonial rule in Africa brought into existence new independent st...

Democracy and Dictatorship in Central Asia

Mariya Y. Omelicheva

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Democracy and Dictatorship in Central Asia Introduction The fall of Communism in Europe and the demise of the Soviet Union were met with jubil...

Democratic Citizenship

Rick Valelly

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Democratic Citizenship Introduction Democratic citizenship is membership in a political democracy. The unit for democratic membership does not ...

Democratic Peace Theory

Dan Reiter

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

Democratic Peace Theory Introduction Democratic peace is the proposition that democracies are more peaceful in their foreign relations. This i...