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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...

Rousseau's Political Thought

Joseph R. Reisert

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

Rousseau s Political Thought Introduction Born a citizen of the independent republic of Geneva, Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712–1778) lived most o...

Political Obligation

George Klosko

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Political Obligation Introduction The moral obligation to obey the law, or as it is generally called, political obligation, is a moral require...

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 ...

Spectacle, The

Devin Penner

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

The Spectacle Introduction The concept of the spectacle is most closely associated with the work of French Marxist Guy Debord, who in 1967 cha...

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...

State Formation

Berit Bliesemann de Guevara

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

State Formation Introduction The term state formation is most commonly used to describe the long-term processes which led to the genesis of mo...

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...

Latin America, Democratic Transitions in

Reynaldo Yunuen Ortega Ortíz

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Democratic Transitions in Latin America Introduction Since gaining their independence at the beginning of the 19th century, the Latin American ...

Democratic Theory

Michael Laurence

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Democratic Theory Introduction Democratic theory is an established subfield of political theory that is primarily concerned with examining the...

Worker Politics in China

Marc Blecher

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Worker Politics in China Introduction Workers’ politics in China has attracted a great deal of academic attention since the country’s structura...

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...

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...

Modern Elections and Voting Behavior in Europe

Catherine De Vries

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Modern Elections and Voting Behavior in Europe Introduction Scholarly work on voting behavior in the European context has a long and vibrant h...

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