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What Is Spontaneous Order?

What Is Spontaneous Order? By Daniel Luban, University College, Oxford Due especially to the work of Friedrich Hayek, “spontaneous order” has become an influential concept in social theory. It seeks to explain how human practices […]

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Plato’s Myth of Er and the Reconfiguration of Nature

Plato’s Myth of Er and the Reconfiguration of Nature By Tae-Yeoun Keum, University of Oxford Why did Plato conclude the Republic, arguably his most celebrated work of political theory, with the Myth of Er, an obscure […]

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Can Economic Assistance Shape Combatant Support in Wartime? Experimental Evidence from Afghanistan

Can Economic Assistance Shape Combatant Support in Wartime? Experimental Evidence from Afghanistan By Jason Lyall,  Dartmouth College, Yang-Yang Zhou, University of British Columbia and Kosuke Imai, Harvard University Governments, militaries, and aid organizations all rely […]

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Who Leads? Who Follows? Measuring Issue Attention and Agenda Setting by Legislators and the Mass Public Using Social Media Data

Who Leads? Who Follows? Measuring Issue Attention and Agenda Setting by Legislators and the Mass Public Using Social Media Data By Pablo Barberá, University of Southern California, Andreu Casa, New York University, Jonathan Nagler, New York University, and […]

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Reconceiving Immigration Politics: Walter Benjamin, Violence, and Labor

Reconceiving Immigration Politics: Walter Benjamin, Violence, and Labor Inés Valdez, The Ohio State University This paper shows how violence circulates in the realms of immigration and labor. Through Walter Benjamin, I conceptualize the relationship between racial […]

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Ethnic Riots and Prosocial Behavior: Evidence from Kyrgyzstan

Ethnic Riots and Prosocial Behavior: Evidence from Kyrgyzstan By Anselm Hager, University of Konstanz,  Krzystof Krakowski, Collegio Carlo Alberto, and Max Shaub, WZB Berlin Social Science Center Riots reduce community cooperation: A new study investigates the 2010 […]