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The Deliberative Sublime

The Deliberative Sublime: Edmund Burke on Disruptive Speech and Imaginative Judgment by Rob Goodman, Columbia University Is there a case to be made for the value, amidst relatively settled institutions, of unsettling speech—speech characterized by excess, […]

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Reading Between the Lines

Reading Between the Lines: Prediction of Political Violence Using Newspaper Text by Hannes Mueller, Institut d’Analisi Economica and Christopher Rauh, University of Montreal This article provides a new methodology to predict armed conflict by using newspaper text. […]

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#Solidarityisforwhitewomen: Exploring the Opportunities for Mobilizing Digital Counter Claims

#solidarityisforwhitewomen: Exploring the Opportunities for Mobilizing Digital Counter Claims by Malin Holm, Uppsala University, and Jorge Humberto Ojeda Castro, Uppsala University This article shows how the inclusive design of social media platforms can facilitate the preservation of positions of […]

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Can Social Contact Reduce Prejudice and Discrimination?

Can Social Contact Reduce Prejudice and Discrimination? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Nigeria by Alexandra Scacco, WZB Berlin Social Science Center and Shana S. Warren, New York University Can positive social contact between members of antagonistic […]

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Policy Preferences and Policy Change

Policy Preferences and Policy Change: Dynamic Responsiveness in the American States, 1936–2014 by Devin Caughey, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Christopher Warshaw, George Washington University What drives policy change in the American states? The full answer is […]

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Good Symbolic Representation

Good Symbolic Representation: The Relevance of Inclusion by Emanuela Lombardo, Madrid Complutense University, and Petra Meier, University of Antwerp Defining good representation requires spelling out the normative criteria necessary to count as representative. According to Dovi (2007, 5), good […]

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Elite Competition and State Capacity Development

Elite Competition and State Capacity Development: Theory and Evidence from Post-Revolutionary Mexico by Francisco Garfias, University of California, San Diego How do states develop the ability to carry out public policies? To answer this question, I describe a […]