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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...

Policy Responsiveness to Public Opinion

Robert S. Erikson

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Policy Responsiveness to Public Opinion Introduction Policy responsiveness is a goal of democratic government—that government action responds to...

Political Parties and Electoral Politics of Japan

Go Murakami, Benjamin Nyblade

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Political Parties and Electoral Politics of Japan Introduction Outside of western Europe and its former settler colonies, Japan has had the lo...

Kant's Political Thought

Elisabeth Ellis

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Kant’s Political Thought Introduction Immanuel Kant (b. 1724–d. 1804) is best known for the Critique of Pure Reason (1781, 2d edition 1787), w...

US Military Bases Abroad

Alexander Cooley

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

US Military Bases Abroad Introduction Since World II, the United States has maintained a network of hundreds of military bases, installations, ...

Income Dynamics and Politics in North America and Europe

Austin Nichols

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Income Dynamics and Politics in North America and Europe Introduction Income dynamics and politics encompasses several disparate fields of the...

Advertising and Election Campaigns in the United States

Michael Hagen

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Advertising and Election Campaigns in the United States Introduction Americans invest a great deal in choosing political leaders. In each e...

Comparative Politics of Chile and Uruguay

David Altman, Pablo Policzer

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Comparative Politics of Chile and Uruguay Introduction Chile and Uruguay share a number of historical and political similarities, and the two ...

Oil, Politics of

Steve Yetiv

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Politics of Oil Introduction The politics of oil emerged in the 20th century as one of the most critical dimensions shaping domestic and global...

Qualitative Methods, The Renewal of

David Waldner

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

The Renewal of Qualitative Methods Introduction Case studies have been valuable sources of knowledge since the earliest days of the social sci...

Politics of Higher Education in the U.S.

Ann Cohen

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Politics of Higher Education in the United States Introduction By many measures, American higher education has been a success. Growing from a ...

Origins and Impact of Proportional Representation, The

Alan Renwick

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

The Origins and Impact of Proportional Representation Introduction The label “proportional representation” (PR) refers to a broad family of el...

Bicameralism in Stable Democracies

David Fisk

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Bicameralism in Stable Democracies Introduction Bicameralism refers to legislative systems that include two chambers. In presidential systems,...

Peace Operations

Kai Michael Kenkel

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

Peace Operations Introduction Peace operations (POs)—the deployment of military, police, and civilian personnel by multilateral organizations with a vie...

Civil-Military Relations in Asia

Aurel Croissant

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Civil-Military Relations in Asia Introduction The social science literature on civil-military relations—a concept that encompasses the entire range of i...

East Africa, Politics of

George Nyabuga

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Politics of East Africa Introduction The focus of this article is Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania, although countries including Rwanda, Burundi, So...

European Union, Politics of the

John McCormick

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2011-11-29

Politics of the European Union Introduction The European Union (EU) has become a critical new actor on the global stage, containing twenty-seve...

Politics of North Korea

Victor Cha, Ji-Young Lee

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Politics of North Korea Introduction Today North Korea is perhaps the world’s most closed country whose totalitarian political system is built...

Institutional Change in Advanced Democracies

Bernhard Ebbinghaus

Subject: Political Science »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Institutional Change in Advanced Democracies Introduction Since the late 1980s, an institutionalist turn in political, economic, and other soc...

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...

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