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Professor Favorability and Student Perceptions of Professor Ideology

Professor Favorability and Student Perceptions of Professor Ideology by Travis Braidwood, Texas A&M University, Kingsville, Jacob Ausderan, Arkansas State University Academia has become an increasingly common political target, particularly the institution of academic tenure, which many conservative […]

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An Ignorant and Easily Duped Electorate?

An Ignorant and Easily Duped Electorate? by David O. Sears, University of California, Los Angeles The dilemma of America’s commitment to universal suffrage paired with recognition of the citizenry’s limited political knowledge and capabilities has been a […]

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From Medicine to Mobilization: Social Service Provision and the Islamist Reputational Advantage

From Medicine to Mobilization: Social Service Provision and the Islamist Reputational Advantage by Steven Brooke, Harvard University Under what conditions can parties use social-service provision to generate political support? And what is the causal mechanism connecting […]

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The Role of Social Group Membership on Classroom Participation

The Role of Social Group Membership on Classroom Participation by Şule Yaylacı, University of British Columbia and Edana Beauvais, University of British Columbia Active and cooperative learning is integral to many social science classes as they increase student […]

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The Politics of Overseas Military Bases

The Politics of Overseas Military Bases by Andrew I. Yeo, The Catholic University of America In February 2003, six weeks prior to the United States-led invasion of Iraq, the Pentagon issued orders for U.S. troops stationed […]

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Helicopter Parenting and the Policy Attitudes of College Students

Helicopter Parenting and the Policy Attitudes of College Students by Kerri Milita, Illinois State University and Jaclyn Bunch, University of South Alabama Helicopter parenting is a phenomenon that is attracting sizable attention from university administrators and instructors. We […]