Political Science

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Political science is the study of the struggle by humans to gain and use power and authority for useful or destructive reasons. Political scientists analyze this struggle within and among nations using a variety of methodological tools and theoretical concepts and in a variety of sub-disciplines and specialties. It is imperative that students, scholars and professionals stay abreast of new discoveries, new interpretations, and new theoretical ideas. The overlapping fields of practice that come together in the study of political science make it challenging to stay informed about every applicable area. The task is made more difficult because a great deal of this work has moved online with the most recent scholarship and research appearing in online databases. Rather than sifting through these ever-expanding mountains of information that may or may not yield relevant results, students and researchers alike can rely on Oxford Bibliographies in Political Science to offer a reliable, up-to-date, and authoritative guide to the best literature in the field. As Oxford Bibliographies in Political Science grows, it will reflect the impact on political science of major political transformations in the world and of methodological advances.

 

Editor in Chief

L. Sandy Maisel is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Government and founding director of the Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement at Colby College, where he has taught since 1971. He is the author or editor of nineteen books (several in multiple editions) including American Political Parties and Elections: A Very Short Introduction and Evaluating Campaign Quality: Can the Electoral Process Be Improved? From Obscurity to Oblivion: Running in the Congressional Primary chronicled Maisel’s unsuccessful bid for the Democratic nomination for Congress in Maine’s First Congressional District in 1978. His published articles have appeared in many political science journals and anthologies, including the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, and the Legislative Studies Quarterly. Maisel has served as president of the New England Political Science Association, twice a member of the Council of the American Political Science Association, and chair of the APSA’s research sections that focus on Political Organizations and Parties and on Legislative Studies. He has twice been awarded Fulbright Distinguished Lecturer grants (to The Philippines in 1998 and to Brazil in 2012), has been a Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington and at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, and has served as a Visiting Professor at the University of Melbourne and Monash University in Australia, at Harvard University, and at Stanford University. Maisel and his wife, Patrice Franko, who is the Grossman Professor of Economics and professor of global studies at Colby, live in Rome, ME.

 

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FOUNDING EDITOR IN CHIEF

Swarthmore College

STANDING EDITORIAL BOARD

University of British Columbia
Purdue University
Seoul National University
Colby College
Tufts University

FORMER STANDING EDITORIAL BOARD

Hunter College
Vanderbilt University
California State University, Sacramento
University of Pennsylvania
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro

FOUNDING EDITORIAL BOARD

Barnard College, Columbia University
London School of Economics
Carleton University
University of British Columbia
Swarthmore College
El Colegio de México
Trinity College Cambridge
University of Minnesota
UC San Diego
York University
Fernanda Somuano Ventura
El Colegio de Mexico
University of Akron
Coventry University
Swarthmore College
University of Texas at Austin

ARTICLES AND CONTRIBUTORS

* = recently published

African Politics

Zachariah Mampilly
Vassar College
Alex Thomson
Coventry University
Anne Pitcher
University of Michigan
Benedito Machava
University of Michigan
Douglas A. Yates
The American University of Paris
Brigitte Zimmerman
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Clark Gibson
University of California, San Diego
James D. Long
University of Washington
David Backer
University of Maryland
Bruce Baker
Jeffrey W. Paller
Columbia University
George Nyabuga
University of Nairobi
Tom Lodge
University of Limerick
Carolyn M. Somerville
Hunter College, City University of New York
David Ehrhardt
Universiteit Leiden
Elliott Green
London School of Economics and Political Science

Asian Politics

Tyrene White
Swarthmore College
Steven Goldstein
Smith College
Kevin Carrico
University of Oklahoma
Aurel Croissant
University of Heidelberg
Mariya Y. Omelicheva
The University of Kansas
Niraja Gopal Jayal
Jawaharlal Nehru University
Yoonkyung Lee
Binghamton University, State University of New York
Go Murakami
The University of British Columbia
Benjamin Nyblade
The University of British Columbia
Sojin Shin
National University of Singapore
Alisa Gaunder
Southwestern University
Victor Cha
Georgetown University
Ji-Young Lee
American University
Victor Cha
Georgetown University
Ji-Young Lee
American University
Hans Stockton
University of St. Thomas

Comparative Politics

David Fisk
University of California, San Diego
Adam Chapnick
Canadian Forces College
Jean-Christophe Boucher
MacEwan University
Marcus Kreuzer
Villanova University
Kirsty McLaren
Australian National University
Norm Kelly
Australian National University
Marian Sawer
Australian National University
Peter Rutland
Wesleyan University
Jenna Bednar
University of Michigan
Srinivas Parinandi
University of Michigan
Miriam Smith
York University
Paul Almeida
University of California, Merced
David Samuels
University of Minnesota
Mary Stegmaier
University of Missouri
Michael S. Lewis-Beck
The University of Iowa
Mary Stegmaier
University of Missouri
Helmut Norpoth
Stony Brook University, State University of New York
Ignacio Lago
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Justin Reeves
University of California, San Diego
Matthew Shugart
University of California, San Diego
Julie MacArthur
University of Auckland
Andreas Duit
Stockholm University
Robert I. Rotberg
Harvard University
Elisabeth Gidengil
McGill University
Diğdem Soyaltin
Istanbul Kemerburgaz University
Jean-François Gagné
University of Montreal
Mireille Paquet
Université de Montréal
Irene Bloemraad
University of California, Berkeley
Austin Nichols
Urban Institute
Vicki L. Birchfield
Georgia Institute of Technology
Kirsty Gover
The University of Melbourne
Bernhard Ebbinghaus
Universität Mannheim
Lisa Vanhala
University of Oxford
Monica Mookherjee
Keele University
Will Jennings
The University of Manchester
Douglas A. Yates
The American University of Paris
Katrin Uba
Uppsala universitet
Lorenzo Bosi
European University Institute
Marco Giugni
Université de Genève
Seth Masket
University of Denver
Megan Remmel
Norwich University
James Bergey
Drexel University
Scott G. Knowles
Drexel University
Jikon Lai
University of Melbourne
Emily Molfino
Virginia Tech
Erik Fisher
Arizona State University
Warren Pearce
University of Sheffield
Joshua Tucker
New York University
Christopher Wlezien
University of Texas at Austin
Russell J. Dalton
University of California, Irvine
Russell J. Dalton
University of California, Irvine
Doh Chull Shin
University of Missouri
Courtney Irene Powell Thomas
Virginia Tech
Dmitry Gorenburg
Harvard University
Mark B. Brown
California State University, Sacramento
Matthew Wright
American University
Sara Wallace Goodman
University of California, Irvine
Berit Bliesemann de Guevara
Aberystwyth University
Alan Renwick
University of Reading
Richard Deeg
Temple University
William D. Adler
Northeastern Illinois University
Daniel P. Aldrich
Purdue University
Eva Anduiza
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
André Blais
Université de Montréal
Linda Cook
Brown University

European Politics

Jonathan Hopkin
London School of Economics and Political Science
Antonis A. Ellinas
University of Cyprus
Christian Joppke
Universität Bern
Catherine De Vries
University of Oxford
John McCormick
Indiana University—Purdue University Indianapolis

International Relations

Ayse Kaya
Swarthmore College
Marius R. Busemeyer
Universitat Konstanz
Ted Schrecker
Bruyère Research Institute
Susan K. Sell
George Washington University
Chester Crocker
Georgetown University
Fen Hampson
Carleton University
Pamela Aall
United States Institute of Peace
Simon Palamar
Carleton University
Kenneth A. Rodman
Colby College
MJ Peterson
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Lisa McIntosh Sundstrom
University of British Columbia
David Mares
University of California, San Diego
Kai Michael Kenkel
Instituto de Relacoes Internacionais
Mark Webber
University of Birmingham
Steve Yetiv
Old Dominion University
Mark Manger
The London School of Economics and Political Science
James Sperling
The University of Akron
Paul Gowder
University of Iowa
David Karpf
George Washington University

Latin American Politics

Barry Ames
University of Pittsburgh
Brian E. Loveman
San Diego State University
Pablo Policzer
University of Calgary
David Altman
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Jorge I. Domínguez
Harvard University
Agustín Goenaga Orrego
Lund University
Reynaldo Yunuen Ortega Ortíz
El Colegio de México
Fabrice Lehoucq
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Jonathan Hiskey
Vanderbilt University
Nancy Lapp
California State University, Sacramento
Jose Carlos Orihuela
Brown University
David S. Palmer
Boston University
Thomas A. Marks
School for National Security Executive Education
Nancy Lapp
California State University, Sacramento
Ana Margheritis
University of Florida
Flavia de Campos Mello
Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo
Amanda L. Beal
Mount St. Mary's University

Middle Eastern Politics

Sean L. Yom
Temple University
Jonathan Mendilow
Rider University
Gideon Rahat
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Huss Banai
Indiana University
Ergun Özbudun
İstanbul Şehir Üniversitesi
Alan Dowty
University of Notre Dame

Political Theory and Methodologies

Eugene Garver
College of St. Benedict, St. John's University
Michael Laurence
Western University
Geoffrey Wood
University of Warwick
Colin Murray
Newcastle University
Aoife O’Donoghue
Durham University
Farah Godrej
University of California, Riverside
Diana Boros
St. Mary's College of Maryland
Rick Valelly
Swarthmore College
Dan Reiter
Emory University
Michael Laurence
Western University
Richard Johnston
The University of British Columbia
Alexander Coppock
Columbia University
Donald P. Green
Columbia University
Steven Maloney
University of St. Thomas
Jeffrey Church
University of Houston
Mark Beeson
The University of Western Australia
James Martel
San Francisco State University
Marc Hanvelt
Carleton College
Candis W. Smith
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Elisabeth Ellis
University of Otago
Jason Brennan
Georgetown University
Michelle T. Clarke
Dartmouth College
Vickie B. Sullivan
Tufts University
Paul Blackledge
Leeds Beckett University
James Druckman
Northwestern University
Layla Ibrahim Abdallah Dawood
Instituto de Relacoes Internacionais
Mark Blitz
Claremont McKenna College
J. Michael Hoffpauir
Claremont Graduate University
Robert S. Erikson
Columbia University
George Klosko
University of Virginia
Frank Lovett
Washington University in St. Louis
Joseph R. Reisert
Colby College
Mike Miller
The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Alan Gibson
California State University, Chico
David Waldner
University of Virginia

US Politics

Michael Hagen
Temple University
Cherie Maestas
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Mary Jo Sheperd
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Mark D. Brewer
University of Maine
Linda Fowler
Dartmouth College
Justin Peck
University of Virginia
Kayla S. Canelo
University of California, Merced
Stephen P. Nicholson
University of California, Merced
Antoine Banks
University of Maryland
David G. Haglund
Queen's University
Troy Smith
Brigham Young University—Hawaii
Kelly Dittmar
Rutgers University—Camden
Kira Sanbonmatsu
Rutgers University
Glen S. Krutz
The University of Oklahoma
Anthony J. Nownes
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Darren R. Halpin
Australian National University
Ken I. Kersch
Boston College
Donald Patrick Haider-Markel
University of Kansas
Jisun Youm
Florida State University
Richard Feiock
Florida State University
Jessica Carew
Elon University
Jeb Barnes
University of Southern California
Chris Den Hartog
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Sean M. Theriault
The University of Texas at Austin
Megan M. Moeller
The University of Texas at Austin
Matthew S. Levendusky
University of Pennsylvania
Seth C. McKee
Texas Tech University
Monti Narayan Datta
University of Richmond
Ann Cohen
Hunter College, City University of New York
Matthew Eshbaugh-Soha
University of North Texas
Dino P. Christenson
Boston University
Corwin D. Smidt
Michigan State University
Alvin B. Tillery, Jr.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Jonathan Keller
Hunter College, City University of New York
J. Tobin Grant
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Fernanda Somuano Ventura
El Colegio de México
Bear F. Braumoeller
The Ohio State University
George Ross
Université de Montréal
Gregory Koger
University of Miami
Michael Kimmage
The Catholic University of America
Christopher Witko
University of South Carolina
B. Guy Peters
University of Pittsburgh
Bianca Wythe
George Washington University
Leif Parsell
Boston College
Brian Glenn
Wesleyan University
Yael Levin Hungerford
Boston College
Walter Hettich
California State University, Fullerton
Paola Profeta
Università Bocconi
Stanley L. Winer
Carleton University
Christopher Faricy
Syracuse University
Devin Penner
Trent University
Carol Nackenoff
Swarthmore College
Theda Skocpol
Harvard University
Vanessa Williamson
Harvard University
George C. Edwards III
Texas A&M University
Matt Murphy
Centenary College of Louisiana
Alexander Cooley
Barnard College
Hengxuan Wu
Oberlin College
Marc Blecher
Oberlin College

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