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What do the Experts Think?

David M. Primo and Jeffrey D. Milyo

in Campaign Finance and American Democracy: What the Public Really Thinks and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226712802
eISBN:
9780226713137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226713137.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In fall 2017, Primo and Milyo mounted the first survey of campaign finance scholars that asks for their normative as well as objective views on the US campaign finance system. The authors study ... More


Introduction

Robert Rohrschneider and Stephen Stephen

in The Strain of Representation: How Parties Represent Diverse Voters in Western and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199652785
eISBN:
9780191744907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652785.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter outlines the main aim of the book — to assess and explain the extent to which political parties across Europe succeed in representing diverse voters. Two important features of the ... More


Measuring Party Positions

Ryan Bakker and Sara Hobolt

in Political Choice Matters: Explaining the Strength of Class and Religious Cleavages in Cross-National Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199663996
eISBN:
9780191745140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663996.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The study of how party competition affects vote choices requires valid and reliable measures of the policy positions of political parties. This chapter compares the three most commonly used measures ... More


Future Fertility in High Fertility Countries

Regina Fuchs and Anne Goujon

in World Population and Human Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198703167
eISBN:
9780191772467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703167.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Chapter 4 presents and justifies a set of assumptions regarding the future of fertility in high-fertility countries based on an overview of fertility experiences in these countries, a review of ... More


Measuring Electoral Integrity

Pippa Norris

in Why American Elections Are Flawed (and How to Fix Them)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501713408
eISBN:
9781501712753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713408.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter outlines the core concept and measure of electoral integrity, the key yardstick used by the Electoral Integrity Project (EIP) to evaluate free and fair elections. EIP defines the idea of ... More


The Party Politics of Foreign and Security Policy

Wolfgang Wagner

in The Democratic Politics of Military Interventions: Political Parties, Contestation, and Decisions to Use Force Abroad

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198846796
eISBN:
9780191881794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846796.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Analyses of party manifestos, of expert judgements on party positions, and of parties’ actual behaviour when voting on military missions all show that party-political contestation is structured along ... More


Studying the Influence of International Bureaucracies: A Conceptual Framework

Frank Biermann, Bernd Siebenhüner, Bauer Steffen, Per-Olof Busch, Sabine Campe, Klaus Dingwerth, Torsten Grothmann, Robert Marschinski, and Mireia Tarradell

in Managers of Global Change: The Influence of International Environmental Bureaucracies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012744
eISBN:
9780262258593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012744.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter outlines the conceptual framework for assessing and explaining the influence of international bureaucracies. It first conceptualizes international bureaucracies before elaborating the ... More


The Politics of ‘Collective Putin’ and Patronage Personalization

Alexander Baturo and Johan A. Elkink

in The New Kremlinology: Understanding Regime Personalization in Russia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780192896193
eISBN:
9780191918674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896193.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the patronage pillar of regime personalisation, determined by the strength of the ruler's patronage network, “Collective Putin.” It charts how Vladimir Putin's patron-client ... More


Regime Deinstitutionalization

Alexander Baturo and Johan A. Elkink

in The New Kremlinology: Understanding Regime Personalization in Russia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780192896193
eISBN:
9780191918674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896193.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the process of deinstitutionalisation and the dynamics of dismissals and rotations in the inner circle of the Russian regime. The existence of institutions designed to manage ... More


Measuring Political Settlements: Constructing the PolSett Dataset

Tim Kelsall, Nicolai Schulz, William D. Ferguson, Matthias vom Hau, Sam Hickey, and Brian Levy

in Political Settlements and Development: Theory, Evidence, Implications

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
June 2022
ISBN:
9780192848932
eISBN:
9780191944208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192848932.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 4 moves to measurement and testing. A lack of clear guidelines for measurement has bedevilled political settlements analysis (PSA) and limited its acceptance by the social scientific ... More


Diagnosing Electoral Integrity

Michael Latner

in Electoral Integrity in America: Securing Democracy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190934163
eISBN:
9780190934200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190934163.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Chapter 4 considers the sources of systematic evidence that are available to diagnose problems of American elections. Many claims and counterclaims about alleged malpractice are often heard in ... More


Conclusions and Implications for the Study of Russia and Personalist Regimes

Alexander Baturo and Johan A. Elkink

in The New Kremlinology: Understanding Regime Personalization in Russia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780192896193
eISBN:
9780191918674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896193.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter reflects on the main research questions and outlines how the book’s empirical findings support the argument that the Russian political regime can be understood as a personalist regime in ... More


Describing Political Settlement Evolution in a Single Country: The Case of South Africa

Tim Kelsall, Nicolai Schulz, William D. Ferguson, Matthias vom Hau, Sam Hickey, and Brian Levy

in Political Settlements and Development: Theory, Evidence, Implications

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
June 2022
ISBN:
9780192848932
eISBN:
9780191944208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192848932.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides an extended illustration of the authors’ new approach by applying it to South Africa, a country that, since 1960, has experienced all four types of settlement. The emphasis is ... More


Summary, Policy Implications, and Future Research

Tim Kelsall, Nicolai Schulz, William D. Ferguson, Matthias vom Hau, Sam Hickey, and Brian Levy

in Political Settlements and Development: Theory, Evidence, Implications

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
June 2022
ISBN:
9780192848932
eISBN:
9780191944208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192848932.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter concludes, summarizing the argument, the main findings, and considering the implications. The advice given should be treated as a set of ‘first bets’, or ‘compass bearings’ for ... More


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