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Partisan Politics and Congressional Election Prospects: Evidence from the Iowa Electronic Markets

by Joyce E. Berg, Christopher E. Penney. Thomas Rietz How do partisan politics affect future elections? Using the Iowa Electronic Markets (IEM), we assess the political impact of several important events during Fall 2013: The U.S. Government shutdown, the […]

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Race, Punishment and Public Opinion

Race, Punishment, and Public Opinion Vincent Hutchings On August 9, 2014, an unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, was shot and killed in Ferguson, Missouri, by a white police officer, Darren Wilson. The deadly confrontation occurred […]

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Democracy and Education Behind Bars

Democracy and Education Behind Bars Joshua A. Miller In this Praxis Reflection, this paper reflect on the relationship between teaching and imprisonment. I describe a college program at a prison in Jessup, Maryland, and argue that […]

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Critical Trialogue on the Carceral State

Critical Trialogue on the Carceral State Marie Gottschalk Today, high school and college students across the country are taking courses on mass incarceration. Numerous church and community groups have been reading Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim […]