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Members of Parliament are Minimally Accountable for Their Issue Stances (and They Know It)

Members of Parliament are Minimally Accountable for Their Issue Stances (and They Know It) By Chris Hanretty, Royal Holloway, University of London, Jonathan Mellon, University of Manchester and Patrick English, University of Exeter For incumbents […]

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Life, Literacy, and the Pursuit of Prosperity: Party Competition and Policy Outcomes in 50 States

Life, Literacy, and the Pursuit of Prosperity: Party Competition and Policy Outcomes in 50 States By Gerald Gamm, University of Rochester and Thad Kousser, University of California, San Diego We ask whether party competition improves […]

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Jeremy Bentham: Pauperism, Colonialism, and Imperialism

Jeremy Bentham: Pauperism, Colonialism, and Imperialism By Barbara Arneil, University of British Columbia Using two recently published folios by Jeremy Bentham, I draw out a fundamental but little-analyzed connection between pauperism and both domestic and […]

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Is Deliberation an Antidote to Extreme Partisan Polarization? Reflections on “America in One Room”

Is Deliberation an Antidote to Extreme Partisan Polarization? Reflections on “America in One Room” By James Fishkin, Alice Siu, Larry Diamond, Stanford University and Norman Bradburn, University of Chicago This paper is positioned at the […]

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Gender, Candidate Emotional Expression, and Voter Reactions During Televised Debates

Gender, Candidate Emotional Expression, and Voter Reactions During Televised Debates By Constantine Boussalis, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, Travis G. Coan, University of Exeter, United Kingdom, Mirya R. Holman, Tulane University, United States and Stefan Müller, […]

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Executive Power in Crisis

Executive Power in Crisis By Kenneth Lowande, University of Michigan and Jon C. Rogowski, University of Chicago Major crises can threaten political regimes by empowering demagogues and promoting authoritarian rule. While existing research argues that […]

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Educative Interventions to Combat Misinformation: Evidence from a Field Experiment in India

Educative Interventions to Combat Misinformation: Evidence from a Field Experiment in India By Sumitra Badrinathan, University of Oxford Misinformation makes democratic governance harder, especially in developing countries. Despite its real-world import, little is known about […]