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Latin America, Guerrilla Insurgencies in

David S. Palmer, Thomas A. Marks

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Guerrilla Insurgencies in Latin America Introduction Insurgency in Latin America, though employing a variety of violent and nonviolent tactics,...

Latin America, Social Movements in

Fernanda Somuano Ventura

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Social Movements in Latin America Introduction As is the case with many concepts in social sciences, there are many definitions of social move...

Legal Mobilization

Lisa Vanhala

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Legal MobilizationIntroductionDebates about the role and power of law, legal actors, and legal institutions in movements for social change and in poli...

LGBT Politics in the United States

Donald Patrick Haider-Markel

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

LGBT Politics in the United StatesIntroductionThe American lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) political movement has its roots in the post...

Liberal Pluralism

Monica Mookherjee

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

Liberal PluralismIntroductionRecalling J. S. Mill’s consciousness of the different goals of human life, the modern debate about pluralism has gathered...

Libertarianism

Jason Brennan

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2015-03-10

Libertarianism Introduction Libertarianism is a political philosophy, or more precisely, a family of closely related political philosophies. “...

Local Governments in the United States

Jisun Youm, Richard Feiock

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Local Governments in the United States Introduction The study of local governments has a long tradition in political science and has provided ...

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...

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