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The Diverging Theory and Practice of International Law  

Leslie Johns

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May 2017
Existing theories of international law are largely state-centric. While international cooperation can benefit all, states are often tempted to violate their promises in order to manage ... More

The Diversification of Deterrence: New Data and Novel Realities  

Shannon Carcelli and Erik A. Gartzke

Deterrence theory is slowly beginning to emerge from a long sleep after the Cold War, and from its theoretical origins over half a century ago. New realities have led to a diversification ... More

Diversionary Theory of War in Foreign Policy Analysis  

Joe D. Hagan

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Oct 2017
Diversionary explanations are a key FPA approach to understanding how domestic politics shape foreign policy and, in particular, the resort to force and risk of war, arguing that ... More

Do Campaigns Make a Difference?  

Paul Whiteley

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Mar 2017
The study of political campaigns is very varied in the political science literature. On the one hand, campaigns can involve groups of citizens working together on a local issue of concern ... More

Domestic Coalitions: International Sources and Effects  

Etel Solingen and Peter Gourevitch

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Sep 2017
The centrality of domestic coalitions serves as transmission belts between the domestic and international realms. Despite its long lineage in international and comparative political ... More

Domestic Constraints on Foreign Policy in Authoritarian Systems  

Jessica L. P. Weeks and Cody Crunkilton

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Sep 2017
The question of how domestic institutions influence foreign policy decisions has a long history in the study of international relations. However, until recently most of this research has ... More

Domestic Politics and Foreign Policy  

Binnur Ozkececi-Taner

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Sep 2017
Countries differ in size, socioeconomic development, and political regime. They also vary in their political institutionalization and societal structures, military and economic ... More

Domestic Role Contestation and Foreign Policy  

Juliet Kaarbo and Cristian Cantir

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Jun 2017
Scholarship on domestic role contestation arose out of critiques of two frequent assumptions about the impact of national role conceptions (NRCs) on a state’s foreign policy: the ... More

Do We Have Too Much Theory in International Relations or Do We Need Less? Waltz Was Wrong, Tetlock Was Right  

Michael D. Ward

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Jul 2017
The field of international relations has developed the notion that world politics is made up of dyads, a thing that no one has actually ever seen. This notion is referred to as a theory by ... More

Dynamics, Endogeneity, and Complexity in Protest Campaigns  

Karen A. Rasler

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Aug 2017
There is an argument that nonviolent civil resistance or protest campaigns should be studied as dynamic and complex phenomenon, rather than a single case comprised of various attributes, ... More

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