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Uneven Influence: Why Female Representation Affects Some Migration Policies But Not Others, Lauren Olsen Apr 2020

Uneven Influence: Why Female Representation Affects Some Migration Policies But Not Others, Lauren Olsen

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Religion And Suicide: The Consequences Of A Secular Society, Pearce Solomon, Sean Peterson Apr 2020

Religion And Suicide: The Consequences Of A Secular Society, Pearce Solomon, Sean Peterson

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The Fairer Sex? Understanding The Link Between Gender And Corruption, Kayla Jackson Apr 2020

The Fairer Sex? Understanding The Link Between Gender And Corruption, Kayla Jackson

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Sigma: Journal Of Political And International Studies Apr 2020

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Table Of Contents Apr 2020

Table Of Contents

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A Letter From The Editor, Tanner Cox Apr 2020

A Letter From The Editor, Tanner Cox

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"Tell Us About Yourself": Does Sexuality Hurt Perceived Success In College?, Matt Easton, Patricia Franks Apr 2020

"Tell Us About Yourself": Does Sexuality Hurt Perceived Success In College?, Matt Easton, Patricia Franks

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership, Lillie Haggard Apr 2020

The Trans-Pacific Partnership, Lillie Haggard

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Table Of Contents Jan 2019

Table Of Contents

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Not Just Hot Air: How Rhetoric Changes Public Opinion On Windmills, Alena Smith Jan 2019

Not Just Hot Air: How Rhetoric Changes Public Opinion On Windmills, Alena Smith

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Sigma: Journal Of Political And International Studies Jan 2019

Sigma: Journal Of Political And International Studies

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A Letter From The Editor, Rachel Finlayson Jan 2019

A Letter From The Editor, Rachel Finlayson

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The Democracy Of Dating: A Survey Experiment On American Dating Preferences, Matthew Easton Jan 2019

The Democracy Of Dating: A Survey Experiment On American Dating Preferences, Matthew Easton

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The Effects (Or Lack Thereof) Of Immigration On U.S. Crime Rates, Kelly Duncan, Gabe Darger Jan 2019

The Effects (Or Lack Thereof) Of Immigration On U.S. Crime Rates, Kelly Duncan, Gabe Darger

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Exploring Predictors Of Women's Political Representation In Sub-Saharan Africa, Brynne Townley Jan 2019

Exploring Predictors Of Women's Political Representation In Sub-Saharan Africa, Brynne Townley

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How To Get The Attention Of Government Officials: A Test Of The Effectiveness Of Social Proof Treatments, Aubriana Wolferts Jan 2019

How To Get The Attention Of Government Officials: A Test Of The Effectiveness Of Social Proof Treatments, Aubriana Wolferts

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Rational Fear: The Effects Of Terrorist Activity And Immigration On Attitudes Toward Security In The European Union, Matthew Easton, Connor Kreutz Jan 2019

Rational Fear: The Effects Of Terrorist Activity And Immigration On Attitudes Toward Security In The European Union, Matthew Easton, Connor Kreutz

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How Constituents React To Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct In The "Me Too" Era, Samantha Frazier, Connor Kreutz Jan 2019

How Constituents React To Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct In The "Me Too" Era, Samantha Frazier, Connor Kreutz

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Popular: The Monopoly Of Force And Iraq’S Popular Mobilization Units, Travis Birch Jan 2018

Popular: The Monopoly Of Force And Iraq’S Popular Mobilization Units, Travis Birch

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Who Is My Neighbor? Identifying Epistemic Peers Among Polarized Communities, Alex Hoagland Jan 2018

Who Is My Neighbor? Identifying Epistemic Peers Among Polarized Communities, Alex Hoagland

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Religion, Nationality, And Empathetic Responses To Refugees, Reed Rasband Jan 2018

Religion, Nationality, And Empathetic Responses To Refugees, Reed Rasband

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Sigma: Journal Of Political And International Studies Jan 2018

Sigma: Journal Of Political And International Studies

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The Price Of Scottish Independence: Why Remaining A Part Of The Uk Still Makes Sense In The Wake Of Brexit, Lincoln Wilcox Jan 2018

The Price Of Scottish Independence: Why Remaining A Part Of The Uk Still Makes Sense In The Wake Of Brexit, Lincoln Wilcox

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Inter-Female Hostility: Attractiveness And Femininity Vs. Likeability, Savanah Henshaw, Lydia Estes, Lauren Olsen Jan 2018

Inter-Female Hostility: Attractiveness And Femininity Vs. Likeability, Savanah Henshaw, Lydia Estes, Lauren Olsen

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Religious Targets: Where 2016 Presidential Candidates Used Religious Rhetoric, Rachel Day, Adam Johnson Jan 2018

Religious Targets: Where 2016 Presidential Candidates Used Religious Rhetoric, Rachel Day, Adam Johnson

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Congress And The Benefits Of Social Media: A Low-Cost Investment In Constituency Approval And Electoral Success, Mandi Eatough Jan 2018

Congress And The Benefits Of Social Media: A Low-Cost Investment In Constituency Approval And Electoral Success, Mandi Eatough

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Women Vs. Men—Who Makes Better Use Of Financial Aid?, Colton Keddington, Nichole Keddington Jan 2018

Women Vs. Men—Who Makes Better Use Of Financial Aid?, Colton Keddington, Nichole Keddington

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Improving The Bureaucracy: What Leads Government Officials To Use Evidence-Based Reports?, Nicholas Moffitt Jan 2018

Improving The Bureaucracy: What Leads Government Officials To Use Evidence-Based Reports?, Nicholas Moffitt

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Electoral Competitiveness And Legislative Productivity, Soren J. Schmidt, Matthew B. Young Jan 2017

Electoral Competitiveness And Legislative Productivity, Soren J. Schmidt, Matthew B. Young

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On 10 October 2016, the two major-party candidates for U.S. Representative of Utah's 4th Congressional district held a publicly televised debate. Incumbent Mia Love represented the Republican Party, and challenger Doug Owens was the Democratic nominee. During that debate, Representative Love made seven references to legislation she had supported during her last term. When asked what she would do to make higher education affordable, for example, her response focused on her legislative accomplishments, repeating twice that "I have introduced three bills to do that" (C-SPAN 2016). Her choice of emphasis reflected her efficient legislative record: In the previous ...


Moldova: To Be Or Not To Be Establishing A National Identity Before And After Independence: 1989-1993, Brittney Grandy Jan 2017

Moldova: To Be Or Not To Be Establishing A National Identity Before And After Independence: 1989-1993, Brittney Grandy

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This difference is all too clear in the former Soviet satellite of Moldova. In 1989, Moldova had a population of 4,335,360 (,21,eMOCKon Weekly 2013), with a variety of nationalities living within its borders that threatened to divide the state. Moldovans were the largest ethnic group, accounting for roughly 65 percent of the population. Ukrainians (13.8 percent), Russians (13 percent), Gaguaz (3.5 percent), and Romanians (0.06 percent) were just a few of the other ethnic minorities (,21,eMocxon Weekly 2013). While other former Soviet states dealt relatively effectively with a variety of ethnic minorities within ...