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What Do We Know About Global Financial Crises? Putting IPE and Economics in Conversation  

Michael Lee

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Jun 2017
Since the 1970s, financial crises have been a consistent feature of the international economy, warranting study by economists and political scientists alike. Economists have made great ... More

Two-Level Games in Foreign Policy Analysis  

Eugénia da Conceição-Heldt and Patrick Mello

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Jun 2017
Whether in multilateral negotiations or bilateral meetings, government leaders regularly engage in “two-level games” played simultaneously at the domestic and the international level. From ... More

Theories of International Norm Contestation: Structure and Outcomes  

Jeffrey S. Lantis

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Jun 2017
First-generation constructivist theories argue that international norms are constitutive and regulative—that they shape state behaviors and promote international cooperation. Theories ... More

Soft Balancing  

Huiyun Feng and Kai He

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Jun 2017
Soft balancing is a conceptual product of one of the academic debates triggered by unipolarity in world politics. Examination of the soft balancing debate from 2005 to 2016 and critical ... More

The Selectorate Theory and International Politics  

Randolph M. Siverson and Bruce Bueno de Mesquita

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Jun 2017
The Selectorate Theory is based upon one simple, perhaps even commonplace assumption: Once in office, leaders want to remain in office. They have a variety of tools to enhance their ... More

Rediscovering Reputation Through Theory and Evidence  

Mark J. C. Crescenzi and Bailee Donahue

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Jun 2017
Reputation as it applies to the arena of international relations is information adhering to a state or its leaders about behavioral or intentional characteristics relating to cooperation ... More

The “Rally-'Round-the-Flag” Phenomenon and the Diversionary Use of Force  

Shoon Murray

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Jun 2017
The observation that groups unify in the face of common threats is long-standing. At the level of the nation-state, this is called the “rally-'round-the-flag” phenomenon. In the case of ... More

Power Shifts and War  

Mark Souva

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Jun 2017
A large body of theoretical work posits that power shifts or expected power shifts cause war. Power transition theory, cyclic theories of war, preventive war arguments, and the bargaining ... More

The Poliheuristic Theory of Political Decision-Making  

Alex Mintz, Steven B. Redd, and Eldad Tal-Shir

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Jun 2017
Poliheuristic theory focuses on the why and how of decision-making. The primary argument is that decision-makers are sensitive to both cognitive and environmental constraints and are ... More

Peace, War, Theory, and Evidence in East Asia  

Benjamin E. Goldsmith

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Jun 2017
Historically one of the world’s most conflict-prone regions, since the Sino-Vietnamese war of 1979, East Asia has enjoyed a relative interstate peace. Implications of some of the relevant ... More

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