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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

Liberalism  

Samuel Freeman

Liberalism in politics is associated with nonauthoritarianism, the rule of law, constitutional government with limited powers, and the guarantee of civil and political liberties. A liberal ... More

Long Cycle and World-Systems Theoretical Research Programs  

Christopher Chase-Dunn and Hiroko Inoue

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Jul 2017
Substantial overlaps are found between world-systems and long-cycle theoretical research programs in this study of the emergence and growth of sociocultural complexity and hierarchy. ... More

Lucha Libre  

Stephen Allen

Lucha libre, or professional wrestling, has become a staple of urban Mexican culture over the course of the 20th century. In the past twenty years, it has gained international acclaim for ... More

Luhmann and Systems Theory  

Mathias Albert

The German sociologist Niklas Luhmann has provided one of the most elaborate theories of society available, as well as numerous works on specific aspects of society. Commonly labeled as ... More

Major Powers vs. Global Powers: A New Measure of Global Reach and Power Projection Capacity  

Michael J. Lee and William R. Thompson

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Sep 2017
Major powers appear to behave differently from other states in the international system. They are more active and less constrained by distance than other actors. The common approach of ... More

Managing Internationalized Civil Wars  

Erin K. Jenne and Milos Popovic

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Sep 2017
In their seminal study “Resort to Arms,” Small and Singer (1982) defined a civil war as “any armed conflict that involves (a) military action internal to the metropole, (b) the active ... More

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