Andy

Nonpartisans as False Negatives: The Mismeasurement of Party Identification in Public Opinion Surveys

July 9, 2019

Andy Baker, University of Colorado Boulder; Lucio Renno, University of Brasília Published: May 21, 2019 Abstract: We argue that most survey measures of partisanship are misclassifying many respondents as nonpartisans. Common wordings, especially those in major cross-national surveys, violate well-established best practices in questionnaire design by reading aloud a nonpartisanship...

Shin

Immigration and Right-Wing Populism: An Origin Story

June 21, 2019

Shehaj, A., Shin, A. J., & Inglehart, R. (2019). Immigration and right-wing populism: An origin story. Party Politics . https://doi.org/10.1177/1354068819849888 Published: 17 May 2019 Abstract: Previous studies of right-wing populist (RWP) parties primarily investigate how domestic factors as well as external forces, such as immigration, incite the emergence and electoral...

Shin

Primary Resources, Secondary Labor: Natural Resources and Immigration Policy

June 21, 2019

Shin, Adrian International Studies Quarterly , sqz033, https://doi.org/10.1093/isq/sqz033 Published: 17 June 2019 Abstract: This article argues that substantial natural resource wealth leads to more restrictive low-skill immigration policy in advanced democracies. High-value natural resource production often crowds out labor-intensive firms that produce tradable goods. When these proimmigration business interests disappear...

Jenny

Feelings of Political Efficacy in the Fifty States

Sept. 12, 2018

Wolak, J. Polit Behav (2018) 40: 763. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11109-017-9421-9 Abstract: What makes people feel influential in politics? While prior studies describe political efficacy as a stable and socialized trait, I argue that feelings of effectiveness in politics follow from the actions of politicians and the design of government. When state governments...

Tir

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...

Tir

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...

Tir

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...

Andersson

Drivers of adaptation: Responses to weather- and climate-related hazards in 60 local governments in the Intermountain Western U.S.

Sept. 25, 2017

Lisa Dilling, Elise Pizzi, John Berggren, Ashwin Ravikumar, Krister Andersson Abstract: Cities are key sites of action for adaptation to climate change. However, there are a wide variety of responses to hazards at the municipal level. Why do communities take adaptive action in the face of weather- and climate-related risk?...

Andersson

Local Politics of Environmental Disaster Risk Management: Institutional Analysis and Lessons from Chile.

Sept. 25, 2017

Valdivieso, P. and Andersson, K. Abstract: Why do some local governments successfully address issues related to environmental disaster risk management (EDRM), while others do not? This research contributes to a growing literature about the relationships between institutions, multilevel governance, and EDRM at the local level in developing countries. Supported by...

Andersson

Local Politics of Forest Governance: Why NGO Support Can Reduce Local Government Responsiveness

Sept. 25, 2017

Cook, Nathan J., Wright, Glenn D., Andersson, Krister P. Abstract: Concerned with the challenges of sustainable development, policy makers and scholars often urge nongovernmental organizations to increase their efforts to support governance of natural resources in developing countries. How does funding from external NGOs influence the responsiveness of local government...

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