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Advertising and Election Campaigns in the United States

Michael Hagen.

in Political Science

P ublished online November 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 10250 words.

Americans invest a great deal in choosing political leaders. In each election cycle, campaigns for elective office in the United States combine to raise and spend billions of dollars, and...

Agent‐Based Modeling

Scott de Marchi and Scott E. Page.

in The Oxford Handbook of Political Methodology

August 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Political Methodology; Comparative Politics. 11477 words.

This article provides a discussion on agent-based modeling. Two examples that show the ability of computational methods to extend game-theoretic results are presented. It then discusses...

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American Indian Politics

David E. Wilkins.

in Political Science

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 7214 words.

The 567 federally acknowledged indigenous peoples inhabiting the United States occupy a unique political niche within the larger society. Recognized as original sovereigns, they enjoy an...

Anthropology

Cris Shore.

in The Oxford Handbook of Political Leadership

May 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Political Methodology; Comparative Politics. 7290 words.

From an anthropological perspective, political leadership is a system of social relationships involving authority, charisma and other forms of personal or institutional power, whose rules...

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Approaches in comparative politics

B. Guy Peters.

in Comparative Politics

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Methodology. 10378 words.

This chapter examines five main approaches in comparative politics that represent important contributions: old and new institutional analysis, interest approach, ideas approach, individual...

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The Arab-Israel Conflict

Alan Dowty.

in Political Science

P ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 14376 words.

The sheer volume of literature on the Arab-Israel conflict is enormous. Most of these writings are, however, contentious, if not polemical; scholarly research occupies only one wing of the...

The Arab-Israel Conflict

Alan Dowty.

in Political Science

P ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 14376 words.

The sheer volume of literature on the Arab-Israel conflict is enormous. Most of these writings are, however, contentious, if not polemical; scholarly research occupies only one wing of the...

Aristotle's Political Thought

Eugene Garver.

in Political Science

P ublished online January 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 11609 words.

Aristotle divides practical science into ethics and politics. The Nicomachean Ethics ends with a transition to the Politics, setting out a program of debatable relation to what has come...

Arms Supply and Proliferation Networks

David Kinsella and Alexander H. Montgomery.

in The Oxford Handbook of Political Networks

September 2017; p ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Methodology. 10336 words.

Network analyses of global and regional arms flows (including small arms and light weapons, major conventional weapons, and weapons of mass destruction) and related international insecurity...

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Authoritarian regimes

Paul Brooker.

in Comparative Politics

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; Political Methodology. 10503 words.

This chapter examines the concept of an authoritarian regime. Aside from the fact that they are not democracies, authoritarian regimes have little in common and are considerably diverse:...

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Authoritarianism in Russia

Joel M. Ostrow.

in Political Science

P ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 5558 words.

In January 1992, after the collapse of the Soviet Union, analysts and observers inside Russia and out anticipated the rise of democracy and open politics in a country whose history had only...

Authoritarianism in the Public

Elizabeth Suhay and Brianna Maurer.

in Political Science

P ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 7072 words.

The study of the “authoritarian personality” began in Europe with the rise of Hitler as an effort to understand why so many seemingly ordinary Germans (and others) were willing to lend...

Authoritarianism in Turkey

Paul Kubicek.

in Political Science

P ublished online May 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 7900 words.

Since its establishment in 1923, the Republic of Turkey has struggled to establish a stable, well-functioning democratic system. Turkey’s founding leader, Mustafa Kemal—who was given the...

Bayesian Analysis

Andrew D. Martin.

in The Oxford Handbook of Political Methodology

August 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Political Methodology; Comparative Politics. 6871 words.

This article surveys modern Bayesian methods of estimating statistical models. It first provides an introduction to the Bayesian approach for statistical inference, contrasting it with more...

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Bicameralism in Stable Democracies

David Fisk.

in Political Science

P ublished online November 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 8429 words.

Bicameralism refers to legislative systems that include two chambers. In presidential systems, both chambers are typically elected directly. In parliamentary systems, typically the first...

Bicameralism in Stable Democracies

David Fisk.

in Political Science

P ublished online November 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 8429 words.

Bicameralism refers to legislative systems that include two chambers. In presidential systems, both chambers are typically elected directly. In parliamentary systems, typically the first...

Biopolitics and State Regulation of Human Life

Michael Laurence.

in Political Science

P ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 7808 words.

“Biopolitics” is a term that refers to the intersection and mutual incorporation of life and politics. In literal terms, it signifies a form of politics that deals with life (Greek: bios)....

Brazilian Foreign Policy

Antônio Carlos Lessa and Niels Søndergaard.

in Political Science

P ublished online February 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 14817 words.

Brazilian foreign policy is internationally recognized, in comparative terms, for its stability, continuity, and a high degree of predictability, which can be observed throughout the...

Brazilian Political Development

Barry Ames.

in Political Science

P ublished online April 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 9084 words.

The study of politics in Brazil is arguably the most advanced of all non–Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries. Much of the credit for the depth and...

Brexit, British Politics, and European Integration

Matthias Matthijs and Christina Toenshoff.

in Political Science

P ublished online February 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; Political Institutions; Political Methodology; Political Theory. 12455 words.

The June 2016 referendum vote in the United Kingdom to leave the European Union was both the result of a perfect storm and a long time in the making. On the one hand, many events had to...