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Process-Tracing Methods in Social Science  

Derek Beach

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Jan 2017
Process tracing is a research method for tracing causal mechanisms using detailed, within-case empirical analysis of how a causal process plays out in an actual case. Process tracing can ... More

Pro-Government Militias and Conflict  

Sabine C. Carey and Neil J. Mitchell

Pro-government militias are a prominent feature of civil wars. Governments in Colombia, Syria, and Sudan recruit irregular forces in their armed struggle against insurgents. The United ... More

Prospect Theory in International Relations  

Janice Gross Stein

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Sep 2017
Analysis of the use of prospect theory since the mid-1980s identifies significant impact on research on important puzzles in international security and international political economy. ... More

Protest and Contentious Action  

Mario Quaranta

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Jan 2017
The field of protest and contentious action is massive. Numerous studies have focused on the determinants of such behavior, among which are grievances and deprivations, resources, ... More

Protest and Music  

Sumangala Damodaran

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Aug 2016
The relationship between music and politics and specifically that between music and protest has been relatively under-researched in the social sciences in a systematic manner, even if ... More

Proxy Wars: Implications of Great-Power Rivalry for the Onset and Duration of Civil War  

Indra de Soysa

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Sep 2017
Theories of civil war focus largely on factors internal to countries, generally ignoring the systemic effects of superpower rivalry during the Cold War, or great power politics associated ... More

Public Administration of the European Union  

Jarle Trondal

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Jan 2017
In a multilevel governance system such as the European Union (EU) policy processes at one level may create challenges and dilemmas at lower levels. Multilevel governance involves a ... More

Public Diplomacy and Foreign Policy  

Atsushi Tago

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Jul 2017
Public diplomacy has become an essential subject for both practitioners of foreign policy and scholars of international relations/world politics. The more the term achieves popularity and ... More

Public Opinion and Foreign Policy  

Douglas Foyle

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Aug 2017
Dramatic changes in the way the public acquires information and formulates its attitudes have potentially altered the opinion and foreign policy relationship. While traditional approaches ... More

Public Opinion and Public Policy  

Christopher Wlezien and Stuart N. Soroka

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Apr 2016
The link between the public opinion and public policy is fundamental to political representation. The current empirical literature tests a general model in which policy is considered to be ... More

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