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Schindler's List, Inglourious Basterds, and the Problem of Evil in American Cinema

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Oregon
Downloads 734
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From ‘Entrepreneur of the Self’ to ‘Care of the Self’: Neoliberal Governmentality and Foucault’s Ethics

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
Political Science
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The Impact of Incumbent Scandals on Senate Elections, 1974-2008

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2011
Working Paper Series
St. Edward's University
Downloads 564
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The Politics of 'Fracking': Regulating Natural Gas Drilling Practices in Colorado and Texas

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2015
Working Paper Series
Colorado State University, Fort Collins
Downloads 495
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Citizens, Agriculture and Property in Plato’s Republic and More’s Utopia

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Morris - Division of Social Sciences
Downloads 431
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The Green Wall: Nature, Liberty and Yevgeny Zamyatin's Dystopian Frame

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Georgia - Department of Philosophy
Downloads 420
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Happiness and Democratic Theory: Jeremy Bentham and William Thompson

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Downloads 242
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A Representative Politics of Nature? Pursuing Bruno Latour's 'Collective'

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Hobbesian Predicament: The Right of Self-Preservation and Military Conscription

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade: A Forgotten Crime Against Humanity as Defined by International Law

American University International Law Review, Vol. 19, No. 4, 2004
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 08 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 14 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Unaffiliated Authors - Independent
Downloads 215
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Anarcho-Primitivism: The Green Scare in Green Political Theory

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
California State University, Fresno
Downloads 209
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The Impacts of Corporate Social Responsibility on State Capacity and the Provision of Social Services: A Case Study of Multinational Oil Companies in Equatorial Guinea

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Florida - Department of Political Science
Downloads 209
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Locke and Economic Justice

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Bystanders and Interventionists: Where and When Do States Intervene to Stop Genocide?

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2014
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 201
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Using Structural Equation Modeling to Test the Validity of Interactive Management

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
I-Shou University
Downloads 199
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Reconsidering Rawlsian Affirmative Action

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
Oregon State University
Downloads 192
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'Human Rights in the Age of Migration: An Empirical Analysis of the Human Rights of Noncitizens'

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2013
Working Paper Series
University of California, Riverside (UCR)
Downloads 188
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Provincial Reconstruction Teams and Their Effectiveness on Stability Operations in Afghanistan

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The True Radicalism of the Right to Housing

British Academy Review, Issue 21, January 2013, Queen Mary School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 145/2013
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 08 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Queen Mary, University of London
Downloads 184
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Leadership Credibility: Popular Political Leadership Personalities in the Netherlands

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Gender and State Supreme Courts: Explaining Male and Female Judges' Concurring and Dissenting Behavior

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Downloads 175
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Coercion and Public Justification

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2011
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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James Wilson's Considerations on the Nature and Extent of the Legislative Authority of the British Parliament

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Sikh Politics, Gender, and Narrative Identity

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
Occidental College
Downloads 159
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New Hopes for Democracy or a Pirated Elite? Swedish Social Media Users and Political Mobilisation

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2014
Working Paper Series
Lund University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 157
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Rethinking Responsiveness

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
Downloads 153
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Peasants, Farmers, Chefs and Cooks: The Crisis of Food and the New Vanguard of Alternative Globalization

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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'Private Armies, Public Costs: A Typological Theory of Armed Groups'

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
University of California, Riverside (UCR) - Department of Political Science and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 149
29.

International Relations, the UN, and David Hume

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Downloads 147
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Aristotelian Practical Reason in Amartya Sen's Idea of Justice

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Alberta
Downloads 146
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Dionysus in the Mosh Pit: Nietzschean Reflections on the Role of Music in Recovering the Tragic Disposition

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Understanding Visible Political Participation: An Analysis of Yard Sign-Displays during the 2008 Presidential Election

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Political Science, Dickinson College and Barnard College
Downloads 139
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What Constitutes Good Writing in Political Science? Disciplinary and Student Perspectives on Use of the Active Voice

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Reevaluating Two Measures of Inter-Party Competition in the American States

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2011
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Baylor University
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Max Weber and the 'Spirit' of The Protestant Ethic

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Suicide Terrorism - Opportunistic Tactic or Strategic Campaign?

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
Department of Government, The University of Texas at Austin, The University of Texas at Austin and University of Texas at Austin
Downloads 130
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The Safeguard of Silence: Un-Heroic Resistance in Sophocles' Antigone

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science
Downloads 130
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Palin as Supermom: Conservative Ideology, Motherhood and Running for Elective Office

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
San Diego State University
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Sacrificing Diversity for 'Quality': How Judicial Performance Evaluations are Failing Women and Minorities

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper , UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-14
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law and University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Downloads 128
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The Bulgarian Jews during WWII: Myth and Reality

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Cincinnati
Downloads 128
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Afghanistan’s Accession into the World Trade Organization

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2013
Working Paper Series
Department of Political Science
Downloads 127
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Free Will in the Nicomachean Ethics

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Politics that Places Make: Contextual Effects and the Future of Political Behavior Research

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
San Francisco State University
Downloads 126
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Online vs. Face-to-Face Deliberation on the Global Warming and Stem Cell Issues

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia
Downloads 125
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The Politics of Science and the Science of Politics: Feyerabend, Pluralism, and Democratic Challenges

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
Texas A&M University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 125
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The Politics of Hospitality in J.M. Coetzee's Disgrace

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Crisis of Capitalism, Crisis of Theory: Dominant Capital and Differential Accumulation in North America

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 120
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The Inheritance of Excellence: On the Uses, Justification and Problem of Human Dignity [REVISED]

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago
Downloads 120
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A 61-Million-Person Experiment in Social Influence and Political Mobilization

Nature 489: 295-298 (13 September 2012)
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Ohio State University (OSU), University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Political Science, Stony Brook University, Facebook, Inc., Unaffiliated Authors - Independent, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Political Science and UC San Diego Division of Social Sciences
Downloads 119
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Failed State: Political Corruption and the Collapse of Democratic Institutions in Bell, CA

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
CSU-Northridge
Downloads 118