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Two Concepts of Religious Liberty: The Natural Rights and Moral Autonomy Approaches to the Free Exercise of Religion

Two Concepts of Religious Liberty: The Natural Rights and Moral Autonomy Approaches to the Free Exercise of Religion by Vincent Phillip Muñoz, University of Notre Dame Abstract: “Due in part to the influence of Michael […]

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Systemic Representation: Democracy, Deliberation, and Nonelectoral Representatives

Jonathan W. Kuyper, Stockholm University Abstract: “This article explores the relationship between non-electoral representatives and democratic legitimacy by combining the recent constructivist turn in political representation with systemic work in deliberative theory. Two core arguments are […]

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Crowd-sourced Text Analysis: Reproducible and Agile Production of Political Data

by Kenneth Benoit (London School of Economics and Trinity College), Drew Conway (New York University), Benjamin E. Lauderdale (London School of Economics and Political Science), Michael Laver (New York University) and Slava Mikhaylov(University College London) Abstract: “Empirical social science […]

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Political Characterology: On the Method of Theorizing in Hannah Arendt’s Origins of Totalitarianism

by Hans-Jörg Sigwart, University of Erlangen–Nürnberg Abstract: “Notwithstanding its status as a modern classic, Hannah Arendt’s study on The Origins of Totalitarianism is generally considered to be lacking a clearly reflected methodological basis. This article challenges […]

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Forbearance by Alisha C. Holland of Harvard University

Police Officer in Santa Marta, Colombia “looks the other way” from an unlicensed street vendor. Photo by Alisha Holland. by Alisha C. Holland, Harvard University Abstract: “Particularly in developing countries, there is a gap between written law and behavior. […]