Annual Conference

Theme Panel: Experiments in State Capacity and Popular Legitimacy

Experiments in State Capacity and Popular Legitimacy Papers on this panel offer experimental examinations of the state’s capacity to foster legitimacy and of popular legitimacy for the rule of law. Participants: Adeline Lo. Princeton University […]

Annual Conference

Theme Panel: Classical Reflections on Democracy and Legitimacy

Classical Reflections on Democracy and Legitimacy Recent years have seen a growth in skepticism concerning the legitimacy of democratic institutions. As tensions emerge between liberal justifications of popular rule and the outcomes of democratic procedures, […]

Journals

Varieties of International Influence and the Middle East

Varieties of International Influence and the Middle East by Sarah Sunn Bush, Temple University International actors attempt to influence the domestic politics of states in myriad ways, especially in the Middle East. General international relations […]

Journals

China and the Future of World Politics

China and the Future of World Politics by Jessica Chen Weiss, Cornell University In less than seven decades since its founding in 1949, China has transformed itself from an isolated and impoverished country to one that sits […]

APSA

Geography, Transparency, and Institutions

Geography, Transparency, and Institutions by Joram Mayshar, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Omer Moav, University of Warwick and Interdisciplinary Center, and Zvika Neeman, Tel-Aviv University We propose a theory in which geographic attributes explain cross-regional institutional differences in (1) the scale of […]

advocacy

Summer To-Do List: Advocate on Behalf of the Profession

APSA is dedicated to promoting strong federal support for political science research and education. The association partners with several coalitions to encourage support for political science and to educate policymakers and the public about the […]