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Women in Postconflict Decision-Making

Sherrill Whittington.

in The Oxford Handbook of Transnational Feminist Movements

March 2015; p ublished online August 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Comparative Politics; International Relations. 9199 words.

UN Security Council Resolution 1325 calls for women to be direct, key players in national reconstruction after conflicts. It is an important instrument for putting women’s views and...

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Institutional Design in Crisis Decision-Making

Heidi Hardt.

in Time to React

February 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Comparative Politics. 8386 words.

This chapter offers a typology of decision-making on crisis response across four international organizations. However, unlike previous scholarship, this research focuses on how decisions...

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The Conditions for Civil Society Participation in International Decision Making

Raffaele Marchetti.

in The Oxford Handbook of Social Movements

November 2015; p ublished online September 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; International Relations; Comparative Politics. 5863 words.

The chapter examines the international context within which transnational activism has flourished during the last three decades. Specific attention is paid to those conditions that have...

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Let Me Be a Refugee

Rebecca Hamlin.

in Let Me Be a Refugee

September 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; International Relations. 4664 words.

The 1951 Refugee Convention defines a refugee, and asks states to assess refugee claims based on this common definition in international law. Each receiving state develops its own refugee...

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Courting Asylum

Rebecca Hamlin.

in Let Me Be a Refugee

September 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; International Relations. 8392 words.

This chapter outlines the process and the key institutional players that are involved in refugee status determination in the United States. The regime is based on a conceptualization of...

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The “Cadillac” Bureaucracy

Rebecca Hamlin.

in Let Me Be a Refugee

September 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; International Relations. 7600 words.

This chapter outlines the process and the key institutional players that are involved in refugee status determination in Canada. The regime is based on a conceptualization of administrative...

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Complementary Protection in a Complicated World

Rebecca Hamlin.

in Let Me Be a Refugee

September 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; International Relations. 7702 words.

Complementary protection is offered to those people who are not eligible for refugee visas but who may still be in need of protection. Yet, the features of each refugee status determination...

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Implications and Innovations

Michael P. Colaresi.

in Democracy Declassified

September 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Comparative Politics. 8100 words.

The concluding chapter reviews the secrecy dilemma and draws out several implications relevant to debates about national security leaks, institutional changes, innovations in oversight, and...

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Building a Cross-National Comparison of RSD Regimes

Rebecca Hamlin.

in Let Me Be a Refugee

September 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; International Relations. 8306 words.

There are two dominant and opposing theories in the migration studies literature, one that sees convergence between receiving state policies, and one that sees divergence between them....

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Let Me Be a Refugee

Rebecca Hamlin.

September 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Comparative Politics; International Relations. 248 pages.

Why do decision-makers in similar liberal democracies interpret the same legal definition in very different ways? International law provides states with a common definition of a refugee as...

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Autocratic Regimes and Foreign Policy

Marianne Kneuer.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; International Relations. 11935 words.

The foreign policy of autocratic regimes reflects the research interest in the international behavior and decision making of domestic actors in nondemocratic regimes. The regime type (its...

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The Impact of Unspoken Rules and Interpersonal Relations

Heidi Hardt.

in Time to React

February 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Comparative Politics. 16830 words.

This chapter provides the quantitative and qualitative evidence from the 50 structured elite interviews with ambassadors. Evidence from each of the survey questions is presented and...

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Empowerment as a Tool to Reduce Belief in Conspiracy Theories

Jan-Willem van Prooijen.

in Conspiracy Theories and the People Who Believe Them

December 2018; p ublished online December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Comparative Politics. 4760 words.

Conspiracy theories can be harmful for public health, global warming, safety, conflict, and political polarization. What interventions help reduce the appeal of conspiracy theories? It is...

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Differences in Organization Response Rates

Heidi Hardt.

in Time to React

February 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Comparative Politics. 7876 words.

This chapter provides an introduction to the informal level of decision-making and presents the book’s central argument. That is, the ways in which actors interact and negotiate within...

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War and Religion: An Overview

Jason Klocek and Ron E. Hassner.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Comparative Politics; International Relations. 8472 words.

Although largely ignored by international relations scholars until the 21st century, religion has been and remains a pervasive social force both on and off the battlefield. It affects how...

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Introduction

Heidi Hardt.

in Time to React

February 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Comparative Politics. 13368 words.

This chapter offers a discussion of the relevance of international organizations’ efficiency in crisis response. It is framed in broader scholarly and policy debates on the effectiveness of...

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Membership and Governance

Anastassia V. Obydenkova and Alexander Libman.

in Authoritarian Regionalism in the World of International Organizations

May 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; International Relations. 6521 words.

This chapter quantitatively tests the theoretical framework outlined above using a novel dataset containing detailed information on fifty-four regional organizations. In particular, the...

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Israel’s Classic Defense Doctrine

Charles D. Freilich.

in Israeli National Security

May 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; International Relations. 6338 words.

Chapter 1 presents the “Ben-Gurion doctrine,” formulated in the 1950s, the closest Israel has to a formal defense doctrine, which still informs its strategic thinking today. The doctrine...

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Israeli Society and National Security

Charles D. Freilich.

in Israeli National Security

May 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics; International Relations. 20114 words.

Chapter 5 presents the primary societal changes in Israel in recent decades and their ramifications for its national security. The motivation to serve and bear the defense burden, national...

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Conclusion

Heidi Hardt.

in Time to React

February 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Comparative Politics. 7657 words.

This chapter offers a summary of the book’s key findings and points to venues for future research. It reviews the central argument that differences in institutional culture explain why some...

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