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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 ...

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 ...

Public Opinion in Advanced Industrial  Democracies

Russell J. Dalton

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Public Opinion in Advanced Industrial Democracies Introduction In the field of public opinion, research spans several aspects of the social sci...

State Building in Sub-Saharan Africa

Elliott Green

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

State Building in sub-Saharan Africa Introduction State-building in Africa has long been a concern of scholars and policymakers. The subject is...

Political Thought of the American Founders, The

Alan Gibson

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

The Political Thought of the American Founders Introduction The historical importance of the American founders as revolutionaries and state bu...

Eurasia, Comparative Politics of

Peter Rutland

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Comparative Politics of Eurasia Introduction The rise and fall of the Soviet Union (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics [USSR]) was one of the ...

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 ...

Regional Security

James Sperling

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Regional Security Introduction The intellectual roots of regional security studies can be traced to the geopolitical writings of the late 19th ...

Transitional Justice

Matt Murphy

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Transitional Justice Introduction Transitional justice (sometimes called retroactive justice) is broadly defined as policies undertaken by a ne...

Failed and Weak States in Theory and Practice

Robert I. Rotberg

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Failed and Weak States in Theory and Practice Introduction A failed state is a country with a government that cannot or will not deliver essen...

Political Economy of Financial Regulation in Advanced Industrial Democracies, The

Richard Deeg

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

The Political Economy of Financial Regulation in Advanced Industrial Democracies Introduction The regulation of financial markets is central t...

Party Networks

Seth Masket

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Party Networks Introduction The study of party networks is a subset of social network analysis within political science. Social network analys...

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