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Advanced Democracies, Electoral System Reform in

Matthew Shugart, Justin Reeves

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Electoral System Reform in Advanced Democracies Introduction The electoral system is the set of rules and procedures used to translate votes ca...

Advanced Democracies, Public Opinion and Public Policy in

Christopher Wlezien

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Public Opinion and Public Policy in Advanced Democracies Introduction The representation of public opinion in public policy is of obvious impor...

Advertising and Election Campaigns in the United States

Michael Hagen

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Advertising and Election Campaigns in the United States Introduction Americans invest a great deal in choosing political leaders. In each e...

Africa, Comparative Politics of

Alex Thomson

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Comparative Politics of Africa Introduction More than is the case with other continents, scholars of African politics have frequently employed ...

Arab-Israel Conflict, The

Alan Dowty

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

The Arab-Israel Conflict Introduction The sheer volume of literature on the Arab-Israel conflict is enormous. Most of these writings are, howe...

Arendt, Hannah

Steven Maloney

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Hannah Arendt Introduction Hannah Arendt (b. 1906–d. 1975) was a singular political theorist and a voracious reader. Arendt’s works show trace...

Australia and New Zealand, Comparative Politics of

Marian Sawer, Kirsty McLaren, Norm Kelly

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Comparative Politics of Australia and New Zealand Introduction Australia and New Zealand have many commonalities, apart from both having nation...

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 ...

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