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Electoral Institutions and Legislative Particularism.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Legislative Studies Quarterly. Aug2017, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p355-385. 31p.

Abstract:How do electoral institutions affect legislative behavior? Though a large body of theoretical scholarship posits a negative relationship between multimember districting and the provision of particularistic goods, empirical scholarship has found little ...

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THE ROLE OF NORMS IN OUR CONSTITUTIONAL ORDER.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy; Winter2021, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p17-28, 12p

Abstract:The article discusses the role of norms in the U.S. constitutional order. It mentions that Constitution vests a great deal of discretion in government officials of all sorts, and that norms are part of the process. It also mentions that norms are of gr...

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The 1920-1945 Shift in US Foreign Policy Orientation: Theory, Grand Strategies, and System Leader Ascents.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Foreign Policy Analysis. Oct2016, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p512-532. 21p.

Abstract:Grand strategy change analyses exhibit problems in balancing the interaction among ideas, external structures and developments, and domestic politics. An alternative theory is constructed that combines the correspondence between external problems and c...

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Realigning Politics: Electoral Coalitions, Political Change, and the Republican Party from Richard Nixon to George W. Bush.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Forum (2194-6183). Dec2017, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p667-684. 18p.

Abstract:Much scholarship in political science on electoral change tends to neglect the perspectives and actions of the politicians who both responded to developments that offered them opportunity, and sought to achieve electoral gain as a result. The study of ...

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Groups Agendas as the Root of Party Position Change.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Forum (2194-6183). Dec2017, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p655-665. 11p.

Abstract:One dimension of party realignment – party position change – has been debated extensively in recent political science literature. This article reviews recent evidence presented to explain position change: candidates, politically active groups, and ideo...

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“Why don’t you teach a course about intelligence?”.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Intelligence & National Security. Dec2017, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p882-888. 7p.

Abstract:This article notes that it was a student who suggested to me that I teach a course on intelligence. After some thought, I acted on his idea. Selecting books for the course was a significant task. One ‘lesson learned’ in doing so was that, while some bo...

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The Effects of Polarization on Ideological Certainty: An Application to Executive Order Issuance.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):American Politics Research; Jul2020, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p506-522, 17p

Abstract:Copyright of American Politics Research is the property of Sage Publications Inc. 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 print...

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Party Leaders and Electoral Realignment: Democratic and Republican Southern Strategies, 1948–1968.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Forum (2194-6183). Dec2017, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p631-653. 23p.

Abstract:Political scientists who have studied electoral realignments in the American party system increasingly focus on explaining such changes as the result of major historical developments outside of the control of party leaders. Using both national parties’...

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Will Texas Save Fair Park? How a once thriving part of Dallas became a relic.

Publication Type:Periodical

Source(s):American Conservative. May/Jun2019, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p41-44. 4p. 1 Black and White Photograph.

Abstract:The article reports that constant about World's Fairs and Expositions from Chicago's White City to the several Expositions Universelles in Paris, France to the New York World's Fair of 1939 is that you cannot in any meaningful sense go to see them. It ...

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Politics and Economic Stratification: Power Resources and Income Inequality in the United States.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):American Journal of Sociology. Sep2016, Vol. 122 Issue 2, p469-500. 31p. 5 Charts, 1 Graph.

Abstract:What factors best explain the U.S. growth in economic stratification since the late 1970s? This research tests the power resource hypothesis with a pooled time-series analysis of income inequality. In a departure from prior research, the explanatory po...

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