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1.

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 881
2.

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 826
3.

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 449
4.

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: 50 Posted: 21 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
Georgia State University - College of Arts and Sciences and American University
Downloads 420
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 397
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 387
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 362
8.

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 293
9.

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 288
10.

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 285
11.

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 275
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 262
13.

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 239
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 213
15.

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 179
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 171
17.

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 154
18.

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 140
19.

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 140
20.

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 139
21.

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 132
22.

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 132
23.

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 131
24.

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 129
25.

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 128
26.

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 126
27.

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 124
28.

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 118
29.

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 117
30.

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 116
31.

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 116
32.

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 115
33.

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 106
34.

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 106
35.

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 105
36.

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 102
37.

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 100
38.

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 99
39.

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 97
40.

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 93
41.

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 90
42.

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 89
43.

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 85
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 83
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 82
46.

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 81
47.

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 74
48.

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 68
49.

Games Rivals Play: Terrorism in International Rivalries

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Sep 2010
Working Paper Series
Brigham Young University - Department of Political Science, Pennsylvania State University - Department of Political Science and American University
Downloads 67
50.

Terrorism, Spoiling, and the Resolution of Civil Wars

APSA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper, American Political Science Association 2013 Annual Meeting
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Aug 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin and American University
Downloads 65