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Westminster as Usual? Three Interpretations for the UK Democracy.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Government & Opposition. Jul2022, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p552-568. 17p.

Abstract:The Brexit process has shattered the foundations of British politics, with prime ministerial resignations, government defeats, continuous rebellions and floor-crossings. These phenomena seem at odds with the usual decisiveness of Westminster systems. H...

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Dissecting Electoral Support for the Far Right: A Comparison between Mature and Post-Communist European Democracies.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Government & Opposition. Jan2022, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p56-83. 28p.

Abstract:This article investigates three explanations for electoral support for the far right – 'cultural backlash', 'economic grievances' and 'protest voting' – in a novel way. Our main contribution is that we contrast far-right voters with voters of centre-ri...

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The Curious Case of Belgium: Why is There no Right-Wing Populism in Wallonia?

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Government & Opposition. Oct2021, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p598-614. 17p.

Abstract:Why are populist radical right parties (PRRPs) more successful in some countries than in others? This question is analysed here by focusing on Belgium. While Flanders (the northern, Dutch-speaking part of Belgium) was home to one of the strongest far-r...

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Why it Is Indeed Time for the Westminster Model to Be Retired from Comparative Politics.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Government & Opposition; Apr2022, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p370-384, 15p

Abstract:Copyright of Government & Opposition is the property of Cambridge University Press and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may prin...

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Online Repression and Self-Censorship: Evidence from Southeast Asia.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Government & Opposition. Jan2021, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p141-162. 22p.

Abstract:Governments around the world have crafted new laws to threaten, arrest, prosecute and incarcerate online political activists. While the primary effect of online repression is to silence criticism and forestall collective action, a secondary effect is t...

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How Party Systems Shape Local–National Gender Gaps.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Government & Opposition. Jan2019, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p52-74. 23p.

Abstract:Women's representation is highest in local assemblies in some countries, while others display the largest share of female office-holders at the national level. Drawing on a new data set mapping the representation of women at all four levels of governme...

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Putting Politics in the Lab: A Review of Lab Experiments in Political Science.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Government & Opposition. Jan2019, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p167-190. 24p.

Abstract:Experiments are now common in political science. They are an excellent methodological tool to estimate the causal effect of a treatment on an outcome. In this article, I review the use of lab experiments in political science. After a brief report on th...

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GOV volume 56 issue 1 Cover and Front matter.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Government & Opposition. Jan2021, Vol. 56 Issue 1, pf1-f2. 2p.

Abstract:The article reviews the January 2021 issue of the periodical "Government & Opposition."

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An Elephant’s Graveyard? Democracy and Development in East Asia.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Government & Opposition. Jan2017, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p162-183. 22p.

Abstract:Using Przeworski et al.’s paradigmatic work on democracy and development as a touchstone, this review examines East Asia’s lessons for comparative politics. It focuses particularly on the challenges that China and South-East Asia present for modernizat...

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Neo-Statecraft Theory, Historical Institutionalism and Institutional Change.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Government & Opposition. Jan2016, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p84-110. 27p.

Abstract:This article provides a critical examination of the contribution that statecraft theory, which has been subject to recent revision and development, makes to the literature on institutional change. It articulates an emergent neo-statecraft approach that...

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