Last summer, the killings of two unarmed African American men-Eric Garner in Staten Island, New York, and Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri-by white police officers reignited the national conversation about racial inequality in the United States. Racial Inequality After Racism
Fredrick C. Harris
Political scientists have long used agriculture to study interest group politics. For pluralists like Truman, farmers were typical of ‘pressure groups’ that formed and pursued their interests through politics. Post-exceptionalism and corporate interests in US agricultural policy
At the heart of most theories of democratic accountability is the idea that voters retrospectively evaluate politicians and their actions. How do voters perceive changes to the rules of the game? Evidence from the 2014 Hungarian elections
John S. Ahlquist
It’s not as though the relationship between the Russian government and the German far right, the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, has ever been a secret. Russia is cultivating German’s far right. Germans don’t seem to care.
Russia, Churchill one said, is a "riddle wrapped in an enigma." Nowadays, we need not use such mysterious language, for we know far more about today's Kremlin than we ever knew about the Soviet Union and its secretive elite. Putin’s Grand Strategy
Although robust citizen participation is fundamental to a healthy democracy, we still lack a clear sense of how to motivate participation. Does the Content of Political Appeals Matter in Motivating Participation? A Field Experiment on Self Disclosure in Political Appeals
The Organizational Roots of Political Activism: Field Experiments on Creating a Relational Context
At the height of World War II, Henry Luce, the founder of Time magazine, argued that the United States had amassed such wealth and power that the twentieth century would come to be known simply as “the American Century.” The End of the Democratic Century
Roberto Stefan Foa
The citizens of wealthy, established democracies are less satisfied with their governments than they have been at any time since opinion polling began. The Danger of Deconsolidation: The Democratic Disconnect
Roberto Stefan Foa
Warning: Unsupported Browser
Your browser is old and unsupported. You may still use the site, but functionality will be limited and you may see errors. Please consider updating your browser.