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Religious Liberty, Same-Sex Marriage and Public Accommodations

Religious Liberty, Same-Sex Marriage and Public Accommodations by George Thomas, Claremont McKenna College Against the legal recognition of same-sex marriage, many advocates of religious liberty argue that those who adhere to “traditional” understandings of marriage should […]

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The Developing World’s “New Middle Classes”: Implications for Political Research

The Developing World’s “New Middle Classes”: Implications for Political Research by Frank-Borge Wietzke, Barcelona Institute of International Studies and Andy Sumner, King’s College London Rapid middle-income growth over the past decades has led to increasing public interest […]

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The Importance of Public Meaning for Political Persuasion

The Importance of Public Meaning for Political Persuasion by Deva Woodly, New School There have been many retrospective analyses written about the marriage-equality movement since the Supreme Court’s 2015 ruling that made marriages between people of […]

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Schooling as a Formative Political Experience

Schooling as a Formative Political Experience: Authority Relations and the Education of Citizens by Sarah K. Bruch, University of Iowa and Joe Soss, University of Minnesota How does formal education matter for inequalities of political behavior across the citizenry? […]

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Coalitions Matter: Citizenship, Women, and Quota Adoption in Africa

Coalitions Matter: Citizenship, Women, and Quota Adoption in Africa by Alice J. Kang, University of Nebraska, Lincoln and Aili Mari Tripp, University of Wisconsin, Madison We provide new theory and evidence of the role of domestic women’s coalitions in the […]

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When Is It Rational to Learn the Wrong Lessons?

When Is It Rational to Learn the Wrong Lessons? Technocratic Authority, Social Learning, and Euro Fragility by Matthias Matthijs, Johns Hopkins University and Mark Blyth, Brown University Why do bad policy ideas persist over time? We trace the development […]

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Why Does Pluralism Matter When We Study Politics? A View from Contemporary International Relations

Why Does Pluralism Matter When We Study Politics? A View from Contemporary International Relations by Daniel J. Levine, University of Alabama and David M. McCourt, University of California Pluralism has become a buzzword in International Relations. It has […]