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1.

What is Terrorism?

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2014-0007, APSA 2014 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
American University
Downloads 1,147
2.

The Economic Imperatives of Marriage: Emerging Practices and Identities Among Youth in the Middle East

Middle East Youth Initiative Working Paper No. 6
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 27 Jan 2008
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs
Downloads 1,095
3.

If Torture is Wrong, What About 24?: Torture and the Hollywood Effect

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2014-0001
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Alabama and American University
Downloads 483
4.

The Path to Exoneration

Albany Law Review, 2016 Forthcoming, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2016-02, Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2016-03
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 24 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2016
Accepted Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs and University of San Francisco - School of Law
Downloads 471
5.

Predicting Erroneous Convictions

99 Iowa Law Review 471 (2014)., Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2013-19
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs, American University, University of San Francisco - School of Law and American University
Downloads 427
6.

Terrorism and Civil War: A Spatial and Temporal Approach to a Conceptual Problem

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
Brigham Young University - Department of Political Science and American University
Downloads 391
7.

The Failure of Market Failure

Journal of Policy Analysis and Management: Vol 18, No 4, 558-578, 1999
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Jul 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Washington - Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs and American University
Downloads 390
8.

Predicting Erroneous Convictions: A Social Science Approach to Miscarriages of Justice

Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2013-20
Number of pages: 434 Posted: 12 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs, American University, University of San Francisco - School of Law and American University
Downloads 350
9.

Conflict and Consensus on American Public Opinion on Illegal Immigration

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2014-0006
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 05 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
American University, University of California, Berkeley - Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 324
10.

When Grapevine News Meets Mass Media: Different Information Sources and Perceptions of Government Corruption in Mainland China

Comparative Political Studies, Vol. 46, No. 8, August 2013
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Jan 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Nevada, Reno - Department of Political Science, American University and Duke University
Downloads 308
11.

Examining the Links between Workforce Diversity, Organizational Goal Clarity, and Job Satisfaction

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
State University of New York (SUNY) - Department of Public Administration and Policy, Miami University of Ohio - Miami University Hamilton and American University
Downloads 307
12.

Comparing Role-Specific Terrorist Profiles

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Mar 2011
Working Paper Series
International Center for the Study of Terrorism. Pennsylvania State University and American University
Downloads 299
13.

Is Full Better than Half? Examining the Longitudinal Effects of Full-Day Kindergarten Attendance

RAND Working Paper Series No. WR-266
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
RAND Corporation, American University - Kogod School of Business and University of Southern California - Sol Price School of Public Policy
Downloads 279
14.

The Battle of Ideas and Discourses Before Democratic Transition: Different Democratic Conceptions in Authoritarian China

International Political Science Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Aug 2014
Accepted Paper Series
American University and Duke University
Downloads 248
15.

Advocates of Dignity Can Do Better than Death

Savannah Law Review, Vol. 3:1, 2016, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2016-05
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Jun 2016
Accepted Paper Series
American University School of Public Affairs
Downloads 242
16.

A Political Economy of Human Rights: Oil, Natural Gas, and State Incentives to Repress

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
University of North Texas and American University
Downloads 185
17.

Environmental Regulation with Supply Chains: Comparing Private and Public Regulation

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2014-0012
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
American University and American University - School of Public Affairs
Downloads 181
18.

Terrorism, Bargaining, and Credible Commitments

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
American University and Brigham Young University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 175
19.

Barefoot and Pregnant, or Ready to Be President? Gender, Family Roles, and Political Ambition in the 21st Century

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
Loyola Marymount University and American University
Downloads 159
20.

Promise and Pitfalls of Terrorism Research

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Sep 2010
Working Paper Series
American University and Brigham Young University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 146
21.

Can Peace Be Purchased? A Sectoral-Level Analysis of Aid’s Influence on Transnational Terrorism

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
American University and Brigham Young University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 144
22.

Innocent Defendants: Divergent Case Outcomes and What They Teach Us

in Marvin Zalman & Julia L. Carrano, eds., Wrongful Conviction and Criminal Justice Reform: Making Justice (Routledge 2014)., Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2013-26
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs, American University, University of San Francisco - School of Law and American University
Downloads 141
23.

As Local News Goes, So Goes Citizen Engagement: Media, Knowledge, and Participation in U.S. House Elections

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2014-0004, APSA 2014 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
George Washington University and American University
Downloads 138
24.

Gendered Perceptions and Political Candidacies: A Central Barrier to Women's Equality in Electoral Politics

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
American University and Loyola Marymount University
Downloads 138
25.

The Economic Status of Elderly Divorced Women

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2003-046
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Feb 2008
Working Paper Series
Michigan State University - Department of Economics, American University - Kogod School of Business and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Survey Research Center
Downloads 138
26.

Uncovering the Origins of the Gender Gap in Political Ambition

APSA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper, American Political Science Association 2013 Annual Meeting
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Aug 2013
Working Paper Series
Loyola Marymount University and American University
Downloads 138
27.

Who Believes in Me? The Effect of Student-Teacher Demographic Match on Teacher Expectations

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2633993
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs, American University and Johns Hopkins University

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Downloads 136
28.

Has the Voting Rights Act Outlived its Usefulness? In a Word, 'No'

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Jan 2009
Working Paper Series
American University, University of Texas at Dallas - Department of Political Science, University of California - Irvine - Department of Politics and Society and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 135
29.

Testing Hosanna-Tabor: The Implications for Pregnancy Discrimination Claims and Employees’ Reproductive Rights

Jessica L. Waters, Testing Hosanna Tabor: The Implications for Pregnancy Discrimination Claims and Employees’ Reproductive Rights, Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Vol. 8, 2013
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2014
Accepted Paper Series
American University School of Public Affairs
Downloads 131
30.

Soft Whistleblowing

48 Georgia Law Review 425 (2014)., American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2014-43
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 12 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2014
Accepted Paper Series
American University Washington College of Law
Downloads 130
31.

Judging in a Vacuum, or, Once More, Without Feeling: How Justice Scalia’s Jurisprudential Approach Repeats Errors Made in Plessy v. Ferguson

Akron Law Review, Vol. 45, p. 513, 2012
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 27 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs
Downloads 128
32.

Linking Teacher Quality, Student Attendance, and Student Achievement

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2014-0015
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs
Downloads 127
33.

Emerson's Skeptical Morality Compared to Montaigne's and Nietzsche's

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
American University
Downloads 125
34.

Reconciling Family Roles with Political Ambition: The New Normal for Women in 21st Century U.S. Politics

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
Loyola Marymount University and American University
Downloads 125
35.

Nonprofit Competitive Advantage in Grant Markets: Implications of Network Embeddedness

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 13-07
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs, Maxwell School of Syracuse University and George Washington University - Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration
Downloads 115
36.

Second Generation Immigrants Attitudes and Behavior under Multiculturalist Policies

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2014-0005, APSA 2014 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Sociology and American University
Downloads 114
37.

Lies, Damned Lies, and Journalism: Why Journalists are Failing to Vindicate First Amendment Values and How a New Definition of 'The Press' Can Help

Number of pages: 91 Posted: 15 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs
Downloads 113
38.

Overwhelming Evidence: The Challenges and Opportunities of Evidence-Based Management in the Courts

Judicature, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs, University of Baltimore, National Center for State Courts, George Mason University and University of Auckland
Downloads 110
39.

Electoral Systems and the Success of Ethnoregional Parties

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
American University
Downloads 109
40.

Accountability and Private Governments

Regulation, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 12-16, Spring 2005
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 20 Sep 2005
Accepted Paper Series
American University - Department of Economics and American University - School of Public Affairs
Downloads 108
41.

Drug Courts - Just the Beginning: How to Get Other Areas of Public Policy in Sync? Addressing Continuing Collateral Consequences for Drug Offenders

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2016-03
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs - Justice, Law & Society
Downloads 105
42.

Murder Most Human: A Case for a Categorical Ban of Life-Without-Parole Sentences for All Juvenile Offenders with Guidelines for Release Decisions for Former Juvenile Life-Without-Parole Cases

Forthcoming, Journal of Criminal Justice and Law, Fall 2016, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper 2016-04
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
American University - School of Public Affairs
Downloads 104
43.

American Exceptionalism, Human Resources Management, and the Contract State

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Sep 2009
Working Paper Series
American University, John Glenn School of Public Affairs, The Ohio State University and University of Kansas - Department of Public Administration
Downloads 93
44.

Multiculturalism and Muslim Accommodation: What Reaction Among the Mainstream?

Paper presented at "Causes and Consequences of Immigration and Citizenship Policies" conference, WZB, Berlin, June 27, 2014., American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2015-004
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
American University, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - College of Literature, Science & the Arts, University of California, Berkeley and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Political Science
Downloads 89
45.

Building Public Services Through the Nonprofit Sector: Exploring the Risks of Rapid, Government Funded Growth in Human Service Organizations

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2014-0010
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
George Washington University - Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration, American University - School of Public Affairs and American University
Downloads 87
46.

Us vs. Them – Voter Turnout, Partisanship, and Emotional Responses to Presidential Candidates, 1980-2012

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2916459
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
American University, School of Public Affairs, Department of Government, American University and University of Arizona - Department of Political Science
Downloads 87
47.

Representation of Lesbian and Gay Men in Federal, State, and Local Bureaucracies

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 08-21
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Sep 2008
Working Paper Series
Georgia State University - Andrew Young School of Policy Studies - Dept. of Public Management & Policy and American University
Downloads 82
48.

Preface – Human Security: From Concept to Practice – Case Studies from Northeast India and Orissa

World Scientific Series on Human Security, Vol. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 30 May 2011
Accepted Paper Series
American University - School of International Service, Madhyam Foundation and Asian Dialogue Society
Downloads 78
49.

Gendering Prime Ministerial and Presidential Leadership in Anglo-American Systems

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 76
50.

More Combatants, More Terror? An Empirical Test of the Outbidding Thesis

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Sep 2010
Working Paper Series
Brigham Young University - Department of Political Science and American University
Downloads 76