Jaroslav Tir

Latent territorial threat and democratic regime reversals

July 1, 2021

Latent territorial threat and democratic regime reversals By: Johannes Karreth, Jarroslav Tir, Douglas M. Gibler Abstract: Why do some democracies revert to non-democratic forms of governance? We develop an explanation of democratic reversals that emphasizes the influence of states’ external border relations on domestic politics. Latent threats to a state’s...

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Threat-Inducing Violent Events Exacerbate Social Desirability Bias in Survey Responses

May 27, 2021

Threat-Inducing Violent Events Exacerbate Social Desirability Bias in Survey Responses By: Jaroslav Tir Abstract: A key challenge in survey research is social desirability bias: respondents feel pressured to report acceptable attitudes and behaviors. Building on established findings, we argue that threat-inducing violent events are a heretofore unaccounted for driver of...

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Threat-Inducing Violent Events Exacerbate Social Desirability Bias in Survey Responses

May 20, 2021

Threat-Inducing Violent Events Exacerbate Social Desirability Bias in Survey Responses By : Shane P. Singh and Jarslav Tir Published : 14 May 2021 Abstract: A key challenge in survey research is social desirability bias: respondents feel pressured to report acceptable attitudes and behaviors. Building on established findings, we argue that...

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Incentivizing Peace: How International Organizations Can Help Prevent Civil Wars in Member Countries

May 17, 2021

Incentivizing Peace: How International Organizations Can Help Prevent Civil Wars in Member Countries Published: 21 February 2018 Abstract: Civil wars are among the most difficult problems in world politics. While mediation, intervention, and peacekeeping have produced some positive results in helping to end civil wars, they fall short in preventing...

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The Effects of Militarized Interstate Disputes on Incumbent Voting Across Genders

June 19, 2020

By: Jaroslav Tir University of Colorado Boulder, Shane P. Singh University of Georgia Published: 28 June 2018 Abstract: Gender and politics research argues that men are more hawkish and supportive of militarized confrontations with foreign foes, while women ostensibly prefer more diplomatic approaches. This suggests that, after a militarized confrontation...

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Geography, Territory, and Conflict

June 19, 2020

By: Steven V. Miller Clemson University, Jaroslav Tir University of Colorado Boulder, and John A. Vasquez Illinios University Orignial Publication: May 2010 Online Publication: Dec 2017 Abstract: Traditional, structural theories of international relations may have eschewed the importance of geography and territory to understanding international conflict, but the past 50...

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Meet Jaroslav Tir

Feb. 7, 2019

Professor of Political Science For Jaroslav Tir, coming to the University of Colorado has been a long-term goal. Graduating from the University of Illinois and spending an early part of his career at the University of Georgia, Tir jumped at the opportunity to come to CU in 2011. “Professionally, the...

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The supply side of United Nations peacekeeping operations: Trade ties and United Nations-led deployments to civil war states

Oct. 10, 2017

Stojek, Szymon and Jaroslav Tir. 2015. “The Supply Side of United Nations Peacekeeping Operations: Trade Ties and Locations of UN Led Deployments.” European Journal of International Relations 21(2): 352-376. Abstract: Peacekeeping operations have been identified as the most effective and efficient solution to the highly intractable problem of civil war...

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Get off my lawn:Territorial civil wars and subsequent social intolerance in the public

Oct. 10, 2017

Tir, Jaroslav and Shane P. Singh. 2015."Get Off My Lawn: Territorial Civil Wars and Subsequent Social Intolerance in the Public." Journal of Peace Research 52(4): 478-491. Abstract: It is argued that threat related to territorial civil wars generates negative interpersonal attitudes that are both more intense and more broadly oriented...

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Partisanship, Militarized International Conflict, and Electoral Support for the Incumbent

Oct. 10, 2017

Singh, Shane P. and Jaroslav Tir. 2017. “Partisanship, Militarized International Conflict, and Electoral Support for the Incumbent.” Political Research Quarterly. Abstract: Comparative politics scholarship often neglects to consider how militarized interstate disputes (MIDs) shape political behavior. In this project, we advance an argument that considers voter responses to international conflict...

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