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Is Democracy a Cause of Peace?  

Dan Reiter

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Jan 2017
Essentially all scholars agree that the levels of violent conflict, especially wars, within democratic pairs of states are significantly lower than levels of violent conflict within other ... More

The Judicial Hierarchy  

John P. Kastellec

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Jan 2017
Crucial to understanding the behavior of judges and the outputs of courts is the institutional context in which they operate. One key component of courts’ institutional structure is that ... More

Judicial Impact  

Thomas M. Keck and Logan Strother

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Oct 2016
Scholars have long been interested in judicial impact—the ability of courts to meaningfully alter policy or politics—because judicial decisions shape law, have the potential to affect many ... More

Judicial Independence as the Outcome of a Political System  

Jeffrey K. Staton

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics. Please check back later for the full article. A broad ... More

Labor and the Global Political Economy  

Layna Mosley

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May 2017
What does current scholarship suggest about the relationship between the rights of workers in the developing world and the global economy? Contemporary multinational production includes ... More

The Latin American Puzzles for the Study of International Relations  

David R. Mares

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Aug 2017
Puzzles for the scholar of international relations abound in Latin America, whether one focuses on unexpected outcomes or examines purported causal variables that, when properly specified, ... More

Latin American Thinking in International Relations: Concepts Apart from Theory  

Raúl Bernal-Meza

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Aug 2017
In Latin America international affairs are currently being considered from a perspective that doesn’t use theoretical instruments from other academic fields, whether from American, ... More

Leaders and Foreign Policy: Surveying the Evidence  

Stephen Benedict Dyson and Thomas Briggs

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Sep 2017
Political Science accounts of international politics downplay the role of political leaders, and a survey of major journals reveals that fewer than 3% of all articles focus on leaders. ... More

Leadership and Public Administration  

Ludger Helms

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May 2017
Classic accounts of the relationship between leadership and public administration used to be straightforward: Political officials exercise leadership in terms of providing direction to ... More

Left-Right Orientations and Voting Behavior  

Willy Jou and Russell J. Dalton

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May 2017
One of the ways that citizens and elites orient themselves to politics is in reference to a Left-Right vocabulary. Left and Right, respectively, refer to a specific set of progressive and ... More

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