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Political Psychology of Foreign Policy  

David Houghton

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May 2017
For over 60 years, scholars of international relations (IR) and foreign policy have focused intermittently on the psychology of leaders and decision-makers in general, but attention has ... More

Political Representation and Electoral Systems  

Bernhard Weßels

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

Political Representation: From Classical Research Traditions to Comparative Perspectives  

Jean-Pascal Daloz

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Aug 2016
The literature on political representation is split between research traditions that have remained largely separate: a philosophical normative strand, a behavioralist one focusing mainly ... More

Political Trust and the “Crisis of Democracy”  

Tom W. G. van der Meer

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Jan 2017
For decades, scholarly inquiry into political trust has been motivated by concerns about declining levels of public trust in politics. Because political trust is considered a necessary ... More

The Politics of Evidence-Based Policy Making  

Paul Cairney

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May 2017
“Evidence-based policy making” (EBPM) has become a popular term to describe the need for more scientific and less ideological policy making. Some compare it to “evidence-based medicine,” ... More

The Politics of Fires and Haze in Southeast Asia  

Helena Varkkey

Transboundary haze pollution affects about half of the countries in Southeast Asia with varied intensities on an almost annual basis. Haze not only affects visibility, but also causes ... More

Politometrics: Quantitative Models of Political Institutions  

Josep M. Colomer

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Jan 2017
Logical models and statistical techniques have been used for measuring political and institutional variables, quantifying and explaining the relationships between them, testing theories, ... More

Popular Expectations, Theory, and Empirical Findings on Air Power  

Carla Martinez Machain

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Sep 2017
Since the inception of air power as a technological innovation, both scholars and military practitioners have given much thought to the use of aircraft during conflict settings and how it ... More

Popular Understanding of Democracy  

Doh Chull Shin

How well do people around the world understand democracy? Do they support democracy with an informed understanding of what it is? To address these questions, which have largely been ... More

Population Aging and International Conflict  

Mark L. Haas

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Jul 2017
Most of the world has experienced a revolutionary and unprecedented development over the course of the last century and especially since the end of the Second World War: significant ... More

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