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Coattails, Raincoats, and Congressional Election Outcomes

Coattails, Raincoats, and Congressional Election Outcomes by Steven Rogers, Saint Louis University In “Coattails, Raincoats, and Congressional Elections Outcomes,” Steven Rogers of Saint Louis University highlights the importance of voter turnout for the impact of presidential […]

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The Structure of Description: Evaluating Descriptive Inferences and Conceptualizations

The Structure of Description: Evaluating Descriptive Inferences and Conceptualizations by Marcus Kreuzer, Villanova University Explanation presumes description. Description explores the who, when, where, and how, and its answers furnish the raw material for theorizing and explaining. This […]

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The Case for Public Policy Expertise in Political Science

The Case for Public Policy Expertise in Political Science by Veronica Herrera, University of Connecticut and Alison E. Post, University of California, Berkeley We show how public policy expertise improves political science research, promotes career advancement, […]

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The American Political Science Association and Cambridge University Press Collaborate to Launch APSA Preprints

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEBRUARY 2019 – The American Political Science Association (APSA) will be launching its own open research preprint platform in collaboration with Cambridge University Press, called APSA Preprints, at the Association’s Annual Meeting […]

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The Landscape of Comparative Politics: Which Regions and Countries Have Had High Profiles in Comparative Politics Journals?

The Landscape of Comparative Politics: Which Regions and Countries Have Had High Profiles in Comparative Politics Journals? by Yoonjin Song, Gyeongsangbuk-do This article uses descriptive statistics and social-network analysis to examine which regions and countries were selected […]

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Douglass North’s Theory of Politics

Douglass North’s Theory of Politics by Margaret Levi, Stanford University and Barry R. Weingast, Stanford University Douglass C. North, co-winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 1993, became a major leader in historical and comparative political […]