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Taking Sides in Wars of Attrition

Taking Sides in Wars of Attrition by Robert Powell, University of California, Berkeley Third parties often have a stake in the outcome of a conflict and can affect that outcome by taking sides. This paper studies […]

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Xenophon on the Psychology of Supreme Political Ambition

Xenophon on the Psychology of Supreme Political Ambition by Lorraine Smith Pangle, University of Texas at Austin This study illuminates Xenophon’s teaching about the underlying psychological motives of the most fully developed political ambition. An analysis […]

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Vigilance and Confidence: Jeremy Bentham, Publicity, and the Dialectic of Political Trust and Distrust

Vigilance and Confidence: Jeremy Bentham, Publicity, and the Dialectic of Political Trust and Distrust by Jonathan R. Bruno, Harvard University Distrust of public authorities is a mainstay of democratic politics. In recent decades, however, political scientists […]

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APSR Announces New Publication Format

For Immediate Release APSR Announces New Publication Format WASHINGTON, DC — The American Political Science Review (APSR), published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the American Political Science Association, announces a new publication format […]

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Political Commitment and the Value of Partisanship

Political Commitment and the Value of Partisanship Lea Ypi, London School of Economics and Political Science This article defends the value of partisanship for political commitment. It clarifies what political commitment is, how it resembles and […]

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Deliberate Disengagement: How Education Can Decrease Political Participation in Electoral Authoritarian Regimes

Deliberate Disengagement: How Education Can Decrease Political Participation in Electoral Authoritarian Regimes Kevin Croke,World Bank Guy Grossman, University of Pennsylvania Horacio A. Larreguy, Harvard University John Marshall, Columbia University A large literature examining advanced and consolidating democracies suggests […]

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The Primary Effect: Preference Votes and Political Promotions

The Primary Effect: Preference Votes and Political Promotions Olle Folke, Uppsala University and Research Institute for Industrial Economics Torsten Persson, Stockholm University and CIFAR Johanna Rickne, Research Institute for Industrial Economics and UCLS In this analysis of […]