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Critical Elections, Partisan Realignment, and Long-Term Electoral Change in American Politics

Edward G. Carmines, Eric R. Schmidt

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

Critical Elections, Partisan Realignment, and Long-Term Electoral Change in American PoliticsIntroductionResearch on electoral change in American poli...

Critical Theory and the Frankfurt School

Diana Boros

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Critical Theory and the Frankfurt School Introduction “Critical Theory” in its proper noun form denotes the work of the Frankfurt School—the i...

Cuban Political Development

Jorge I. Domínguez

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Cuban Political DevelopmentIntroductionBefore dawn on 1 January 1959, President Fulgencio Batista fled Cuba. Insurgents led by Fidel Castro (one among...

Cycles of Protest

Paul Almeida

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Cycles of Protest Introduction Cycles of protest occur when multiple social movements or social groups engage in sustained protest clustered i...

Democracy and Authoritarianism in Sub-Saharan Africa

Douglas A. Yates

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Democracy and Authoritarianism in Sub-Saharan AfricaIntroductionThe end of colonial rule in Africa brought into existence new independent states that ...

Democracy and Dictatorship in Central Asia

Mariya Y. Omelicheva

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Democracy and Dictatorship in Central AsiaIntroductionThe fall of communism in Europe and the demise of the Soviet Union were met with jubilation and ...

Democracy and Minority Language Recognition

Amy H. Liu, Mike Medeiros

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

Democracy and Minority Language RecognitionIntroductionLanguage is one of the most important markers of a distinct group identity: It brings members t...

Democracy in Latin America

Agustín Goenaga

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

Democracy in Latin AmericaIntroductionFor decades, Latin America’s troubled experience with democracy has served as a testing ground for theories on d...

Democratic Citizenship

Ugur Altundal, Richard Valelly

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Democratic CitizenshipIntroductionDemocratic citizenship is membership in a political democracy. The unit for democratic membership does not have to b...

Democratic Consolidation

Yana Gorokhovskaia

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Democratic ConsolidationIntroductionA democracy becomes consolidated—that is, it is expected to endure—when political actors accept the legitimacy of ...

Democratic Peace Theory

Dan Reiter

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2012-10-25

Democratic Peace Theory Introduction Democratic peace is the proposition that democracies are more peaceful in their foreign relations. This i...

Democratic Theory

Michael Laurence

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Democratic TheoryIntroductionDemocratic theory is an established subfield of political theory that is primarily concerned with examining the definitio...

Democratization

David Samuels

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Democratization Introduction Democratization is defined as a change in political regime within a sovereign state from nondemocracy to democracy...

Democratization in Africa

Clark Gibson, Brigitte Zimmerman

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Democratization in Africa Introduction On a continent once dominated by dictators and one-party states, elections are now entrenched in Africa...

Democratization in Central America

Fabrice Lehoucq

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Democratization in Central America Introduction Even as late as the 1980s, no one would have thought of writing about democratization in Centra...

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...

Democratization in the Muslim World

Frédéric Volpi, Francesco Cavatorta

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2019-11-26

Democratization in the Muslim WorldIntroductionThe issue of the democratization of the Muslim world has puzzled scholarship since the end of the Cold ...

Development of Survey Research

Richard Johnston

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Development of Survey Research Introduction Survey research and empirical political science grew up together. Although the bills for commercial...

Direct Democracy in the United States

Stephen P. Nicholson, Kayla S. Canelo

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Direct Democracy In The United StatesIntroductionThe distinguishing feature of direct democracy is that voters determine policy outcomes. The brainchi...

Dual Citizenship

Cristina Escobar

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

Dual CitizenshipIntroductionDual or multiple nationality/citizenship is a status that grants an individual membership in two or more states. This stat...

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