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Preventing and Responding to Dissent: The Observational Challenges of Explaining Strategic Repression

Preventing and Responding to Dissent: The Observational Challenges of Explaining Strategic Repression Emily Hencken Ritter and Courtenay R. Conrad, University of California, Merced Although scholarly consensus suggests that dissent causes repression, the behaviors are endogenous: governments […]

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Can Employment Reduce Lawlessness and Rebellion?

Can Employment Reduce Lawlessness and Rebellion? A Field Experiment with High-Risk Men in a Fragile State Christopher Blattman and Jeannie Annan States and aid agencies use employment programs to rehabilitate high-risk men in the belief that […]

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“A Black Sister to Massachusetts”: Latin America and the Fugitive Democratic Ethos of Frederick Douglass

by Juliet Hooker The aim of this article is to read Frederick Douglass as a theorist of democracy. It explores the hemispheric dimensions of Douglass’ political thought, especially in relation to multiracial democracy. Douglass is generally […]