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Politics of Southern Africa

Carolyn M. Somerville

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Politics of Southern AfricaIntroductionSouthern Africa comprises the ten countries of Angola, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia...

Politics of the American South

Steven White

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2018-05-24

Politics of the American SouthIntroductionThe politics of the American South have likely attracted more scholarly attention than any other region of t...

Politics of the Philippines: From Rizal to Duterte

Richard Javad Heydarian

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2021-04-21

Politics of the Philippines: From Rizal to DuterteIntroductionThe heartland of former Spanish East Indies and once America’s sole colony in Asia, the ...

Politics of the US-Mexico Border

Kathleen Staudt

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

Politics of the US-Mexico BorderIntroductionIt is perhaps not surprising that a pioneering review essay on border politics should focus on the US-Mexi...

Politics, Gender Quotas in

Drude Dahlerup

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2020-01-15

Gender Quotas in PoliticsIntroductionGender quotas in politics, also named “electoral gender quotas,” represent one of the major electoral reforms in ...


Lenka Bustikova, Petra Guasti

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

PopulismIntroductionPopulism is an anti-establishment, anti-elite ideology and political strategy. Populism as an ideology adopts a discursive approac...

Populism in Latin America

Kirk Hawkins

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Populism in Latin AmericaIntroductionDonald Trump’s victory in the US 2016 presidential election awakened many US scholars to the existence of populis...

Positive and Negative Partisanship

Alexa Bankert

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2019-09-25

Positive and Negative PartisanshipIntroductionPartisanship is omnipresent in American politics. Even in European multiparty systems and emerging democ...

Post-Communist Democratization

Joshua Tucker

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Post-Communist Democratization Introduction In addition to forever changing the lives of hundreds of millions of people, the collapse of commun...

Postcolonial Political Theory

Rachel Busbridge

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2021-04-21

Postcolonial Political TheoryIntroductionPostcolonial political theory is an emerging subfield of political theory, although its parameters and partic...

Postcolonialism and International Relations

Lena Tan

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Postcolonialism and International RelationsIntroductionAt the heart of postcolonial studies are insights regarding the centrality of colonialism to so...

Preferential Trade Agreements, Politics of

Mark Manger

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Politics of Preferential Trade Agreements Introduction Preferential trade agreements (PTAs) are international agreements to reduce the barriers...

Presidential Candidate Selection in Comparative Perspective

John Polga-Hecimovich

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

Presidential Candidate Selection in Comparative PerspectiveIntroductionPresidential candidate selection comprises the processes by which political eli...

Presidential Persuasion and Public Opinion

Matthew Eshbaugh-Soha

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Presidential Persuasion and Public OpinionIntroductionPresidential persuasion is a central feature of presidential power and leadership. Although orig...

Presidential Primaries and Caucuses

Corwin D. Smidt, Dino P. Christenson

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

Presidential Primaries and CaucusesIntroductionAmerican presidential nominations hold a peculiar place in American politics. Their practical effects o...

Private Governance

Liliana B. Andonova, Yixian Sun

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Private GovernanceIntroductionSince the late 1990s, social science researchers have witnessed an upward trend in the exercise of political power by pr...

Protest Participation

Marco Giugni, Maria Grasso

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2021-10-27

Protest ParticipationIntroductionWhile consensus on what should be included under the label of political participation is far from having been reached...

Public Opinion in Affluent  Democracies

Russell J. Dalton

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Public Opinion in Affluent DemocraciesIntroductionPublic-opinion research ranges from political attitudes to understanding family life in sociology to...

Public Opinion in Europe toward the European Union

Zuzana Ringlerova

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

Public Opinion in Europe toward the European UnionIntroductionThe European Union (EU) is a supranational political system that unites more than twenty...

Public Opinion in New Democracies and Developing Nations

Doh Chull Shin, Russell J. Dalton

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Public Opinion in New Democracies and Developing Nations Introduction Although political development depends on many factors, an important com...

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