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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
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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 479
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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
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4.

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
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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
Independent
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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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8.

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
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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
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10.

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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11.

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
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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
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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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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 128
16.

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
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17.

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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18.

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
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19.

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
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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 116
21.

Multiple Oligarchy: Aristotle and Contemporary Elite Politics

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
Kettering Foundation
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22.

Architectural Management: An Alternative Approach to Public Management Thinking

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Stellenbosch - School of Public Management and Planning
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Social Constructions of Gays and Lesbians in Same-Sex Marriage: A Narrative Analysis

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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24.

HIV/AIDS and Socioeconomic Status: A Texas Study

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
University of North Texas
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25.

The Effect of Independent Expenditures on Congressional Elections Following Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission (2010)

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Redlands
Downloads 105
26.

No-Saying in Habermas

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Virginia and University of Virginia
Downloads 103
27.

The Antinomies of Liberal Cosmopolitanism: Arendt, Adorno, and the Critical Appraisal of Kant’s Moral Universalism and Cosmopolitan Right

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
John Cabot University
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Understanding Hispanic Child Abuse & Neglect (HCAN) Proportions in the U.S.–MEXICO Border: A Pilot Study of Health Disparities

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 12 May 2011
Working Paper Series
School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs
Downloads 97
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Ongoing Debates on Participatory Governance in the EU: Evidence from Consumer Protection and Health

Western Political Science Association 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Arizona and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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30.

Building Neo Delhi: Postcolonial Capitalism and the Urban Politics of Intelligibility

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Responding to the Interests of Children Whose Parents Face Deportation

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
Saint Mary's University of San Antonio
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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), Pennsylvania State University, Stony Brook University, Facebook, Inc., Independent, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Political Science and UC San Diego Division of Social Sciences
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After Holmes: Natural Law, Legal Positivism, and the Path of the Law

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Path Dependence and Cap and Trade: Why We Need a Green Tax

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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A Public Ethics of Care for Administration and Implementation

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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36.

Habermas and Group Rights

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2011
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Global History of Political Thought: Gandhi as a Lesson on Cross-Cultural Hybridity

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
University of California, Santa Barbara and University of California, Santa Barbara
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Investing to Empower or Deteriorate? A Critical Assessment of the Dialectical Relationship Between Poverty and Mineral Mining in Ghana

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Alberta
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Does Mandated Collaboration Work? An Analysis of Homelessness Planning Networks

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Ecotourism and Legal Institutions

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
Pittsburg State University
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Rape and the Failure of Peace: The Destabilizing Force of Sexual Violence in Civil War

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2011
Working Paper Series
Stanford University
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Senate Confirmation of Cabinet Appointments: Congress-Centered, Presidency-Centered, and Nominee-Centered Explanations

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Wyoming and Texas Christian University
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Do Racial Attitudes Matter? A Look at Attitudes Toward Latinos, Immigrants, and African-Americans and Their Effect on Public Policy

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
University of New Mexico - Department of Political Science and University of New Mexico - Department of Political Science
Downloads 67
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Political Apologies to Indigenous Peoples in Comparative Perspective

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
Marietta College
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Language, Ideology, and Anarchism

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
Manchester Unviersity
Downloads 64
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Randomizing Districts for Reelections: A Thought Experiment

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) and Trinity College (Dublin)
Downloads 64
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Engineering Against Evil: The Moral Pragmatism of the Obama Foreign Policy Doctrine

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
Missouri Western State University
Downloads 63
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No Movement on the Border: Why Immigration Reform Fell Short Under Bush

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2011
Working Paper Series
Collin College
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Economic Justice in Two MMORPGs: How Comparative Advantage Translates into Virtual Worlds

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 04 May 2015
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Framing Disaster: Environmental Group Responses to the Gulf Oil Spill

Western Political Science Association 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2014
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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