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Oil, Politics of

Steve Yetiv

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Politics of Oil Introduction The politics of oil emerged in the 20th century as one of the most critical dimensions shaping domestic and global...

Qualitative Methods, The Renewal of

David Waldner

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

The Renewal of Qualitative Methods Introduction Case studies have been valuable sources of knowledge since the earliest days of the social sci...

Politics of Higher Education in the U.S.

Ann Cohen

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Politics of Higher Education in the United States Introduction By many measures, American higher education has been a success. Growing from a ...

Origins and Impact of Proportional Representation, The

Alan Renwick

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

The Origins and Impact of Proportional Representation Introduction The label “proportional representation” (PR) refers to a broad family of el...

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,...

Peace Operations

Kai Michael Kenkel

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

Peace OperationsIntroductionPeace operations (POs)—the deployment of military, police, and civilian personnel by multilateral organizations with a vie...

East Africa, Politics of

George Nyabuga

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Politics of East Africa Introduction The focus of this article is Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania, although countries including Rwanda, Burundi, So...

European Union, Politics of the

John McCormick

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Politics of the European Union Introduction The European Union (EU) has become a critical new actor on the global stage, containing twenty-seve...

Politics of North Korea

Victor Cha, Ji-Young Lee

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Politics of North Korea Introduction Today North Korea is perhaps the world’s most closed country whose totalitarian political system is built...

Institutional Change in Advanced Democracies

Bernhard Ebbinghaus

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Institutional Change in Advanced Democracies Introduction Since the late 1980s, an institutionalist turn in political, economic, and other soc...

Democratization in Mexico

Jonathan Hiskey

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Democratization in Mexico Introduction For many, Mexico became a democracy on the night of 2 July 2000, when the Partido Revolucionario Instit...

National Interbranch Politics in the United States

Jeb Barnes

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

National Interbranch Politics in the United States Introduction A growing number of scholars have sought to move beyond specialized accounts o...

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 ...

Aristotle's Political Thought

Eugene Garver

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

Aristotle’s Political ThoughtIntroductionAristotle divides practical science into ethics and politics. The Nicomachean Ethics ends with a transition t...

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...

Regime Transitions and Variation in Post-Communist Europe

Paul Kubicek

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Regime Transitions and Variation in Post-Communist Europe Introduction The collapse of communism opened up prospects for political change in e...

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...

Political Economy of Taxation, The

Stanley L. Winer, Paola Profeta, Walter Hettich

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

The Political Economy of Taxation Introduction Cicero called taxes “the sinews of the state,” pointing to the crucial role they played in the ...

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 ...

North America, Comparative Politics of

Miriam Smith

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Comparative Politics of North America Introduction Comparative politics is a subfield of political science that compares the domestic politics ...

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