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Evolution, uncertainty, and the asymptotic efficiency of policy.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Public Choice. Jul2022, Vol. 192 Issue 1/2, p169-188. 20p. 1 Diagram.

Abstract:Politics, like any social system, involves selection mechanisms. This paper presents a model of politics as an evolutionary process. Our model yields three main results. First, the political process selects for efficient policies in the long run. We ca...

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Carriers of the Creed: Examining Democrats' Commitment to Egalitarianism as Principle and Policy.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Political Behavior. Jun2022, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p1025-1047. 23p. 2 Charts, 5 Graphs.

Abstract:The Democratic Party is a coalition of interests sharing a common desire to use government to ameliorate societal inequities. Research shows that the party's programmatic policy appeals engender attitudinal consistency among Democratic identifiers, alt...

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Land Rights, Industrialization, and Urbanization: China in Comparative Context.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Chinese Political Science. Jun2022, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p399-414. 16p.

Abstract:What do studies of land rights in China contribute to the broader discipline of political science? First, the Chinese case challenges orthodox theories of secure, private property rights as a prerequisite for growth and sheds light on the distinctly fi...

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How Bad is Bad?: Dispositional Negativity in Political Judgment.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Political Behavior. Jun2022, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p915-935. 21p. 2 Charts, 3 Graphs.

Abstract:When citizens approach political decision-making tasks, they carry with them differing values and preferences, yielding heterogeneity in their assessments. This study explores one source of variation, the negativity bias, a response tendency in which i...

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Liberate Your Mind: Ghana and Kwame Nkrumah's Influence on Contemporary Pan-African Consciousness in the USA.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of African American Studies. Jun2022, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p125-141. 17p.

Abstract:This article interrogates the influence of Ghana and Kwame Nkrumah on the development of contemporary Pan-African consciousness in the USA. The research occurred between December 2018 and January 2020 in Accra Ghana, Washington, DC, and the San-Francis...

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Emporia and the Exclusion Identity: Conservative Populist Alienation in the USA and Its Anti-immigrationism.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Journal of Politics, Culture & Society. Jun2022, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p153-178. 26p.

Abstract:Analyses of the anti-immigration focus of right-wing populism are regularly inhibited by the conventional terminology employed. The 'economic argument' emphasizes competition for economic resources/opportunities/subsidies. The 'cultural preservation ar...

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Anthony Downs (1930–2021).

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Social Choice & Welfare. Jan2022, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p1-4. 4p.

Abstract:As he told it in his Public Choice speech, he had been giving a speech at a public administration conference, based on his well-known works I Inside Bureaucracy i (Downs [4]) and I Stuck in Traffic i (Downs [5]). Anthony Downs's dissertation thesis, wr...

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Coordinating a socially concerned reverse supply chain for pharmaceutical waste management considering government role.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Environment, Development & Sustainability. Feb2022, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p1852-1877. 26p.

Abstract:This paper deals with statutory antibiotic waste management in a two-echelon sustainable pharmaceutical reverse supply chain. Due to detrimental impacts of improper disposal of unwanted/expired medicines on the environment, governments enact legislatio...

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Political Philosophy's Methodological Moment and the Rise of Public Political Philosophy.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Society. Apr2022, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p129-139. 11p.

Abstract:Political philosophy is having a methodological moment. Driven by long-standing frustrations at the fragmentation of our field, as well as recent urges to become more engaged with the 'real' world, there is now a boom in debates concerning the 'true' n...

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The institutional foundations of surf break governance in Atlantic Europe.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Public Choice. Jan2022, Vol. 190 Issue 1/2, p175-204. 30p. 8 Charts, 2 Graphs.

Abstract:The sport of surfing is best enjoyed with one rider on one wave, but crowding makes that optimal assignment increasingly hard to attain. This study examines the phenomenon of surf localism, whereby competitors are excluded from waves by intimidation an...

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