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Machiavelli’s Political Thought

Vickie B. Sullivan, Michelle T. Clarke

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

Machiavelli’s Political ThoughtIntroductionNiccolò Machiavelli (b. 1469–d. 1527) stands as one of the most famous and influential thinkers of the West...

Marx's Political Thought

Paul Blackledge

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Marx’s Political ThoughtIntroductionKarl Marx (b. 1818–d. 1883) is undoubtedly one of the most important and influential thinkers of the modern period...

Mass Incarceration and US Politics

Kaneesha R. Johnson, Ariel R. White

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Mass Incarceration and US PoliticsIntroductionIncarceration rates in the United States ballooned during the late 20th century, yielding historically a...

Mechanisms of Representation

Will Jennings

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Mechanisms of Representation Introduction “Mechanisms of representation” relate to the organization of politics and its consequences, and the p...

Media Effects in Politics

James Druckman

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Media Effects in Politics Introduction Most of what citizens know about politics comes from what they learn via the media. Scholars began study...

Media Politics in South Asia

Taberez Ahmed Neyazi

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

Media Politics in South AsiaIntroductionThe relationship between media and politics has been an important topic of study in social science literature....

Mexican Political Development

Sharon F. Lean, Alanna Jackson

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

Mexican Political DevelopmentIntroductionDistinctive characteristics of the Mexican political regime—corporatism and clientelism, the successful subor...

Minority Governments

Bonnie N. Field, Shane Martin

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

Minority GovernmentsIntroductionA minority government is one that comprises ministers from one or more political parties where the party or parties re...

Minority Political Engagement and Representation in the United States

Jessica Carew

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Minority Political Engagement and Representation in the United States Introduction One of the most important areas of study in the field of po...

Mixed-Member Electoral Systems

Erik S. Herron

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2019-11-26

Mixed-Member Electoral SystemsIntroductionScholarship on the classification, origins, incentives, and consequences of mixed-member electoral systems h...

Modern Dynastic Rule

Douglas A. Yates

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

Modern Dynastic RuleIntroductionDynasty comes from the Greek word for family and is used for a family that rules or simply reigns. One quarter of all ...

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...

Motivated Reasoning

Thomas J. Leeper, Kevin J. Mullinix

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Motivated ReasoningIntroductionMotivated reasoning has become a central theoretical concept in academic discourse across the fields of psychology, pol...

Narrative Analysis

Shaul Shenhav

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

Narrative AnalysisIntroductionOne may plausibly assume that the current academic interest in narrative research stems from a growing awareness that hu...

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...

Nationalism

Umut Özkırımlı

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

NationalismIntroductionNationalism is the belief that the interests and values of a particular nation are prior to, and often superior to, those of ot...

NATO, Politics of

Mark Webber

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Politics of NATO Introduction The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was formed in 1949 and so straddles the Cold War and the post-Cold ...

Negative Campaigning

Travis N. Ridout, Samuel C. Rhodes

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Negative CampaigningIntroductionNegative campaigning is hardly a new phenomenon. It has almost certainly existed for as long as there have been politi...

Neoclassical Realism

Layla Ibrahim Abdallah Dawood

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Neoclassical RealismIntroductionNeoclassical realism is a theoretical approach that belongs to the realist tradition in international relations theory...

New Institutionalism Revisited, The

B. Guy Peters

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

The New Institutionalism RevisitedIntroductionPolitical science has its roots in the study of institutions. Aristotle’s discussion of good and bad for...

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