Frank C. Thames

Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science

United States

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Women's Legislative Representation in Authoritarian Regimes

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2020
Frank C. Thames
Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science
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Gender; Authoritarian Regimes: Legislature

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Understanding the Impact of Electoral Systems on Women's Representation

Forthcoming, Politics & Gender
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2016
Frank C. Thames
Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science
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Gender; Electoral System; Legislative Representation

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Incentives for Personal Votes and Women's Representation in Legislatures

Comparative Political Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Sep 2009
Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science and Visiting ScholarFederal Judicial Center
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Women's Representation, Legislature, Electoral System, Gender

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Measuring Electoral Volatility in MMD/SNTV Systems: A Candidate-Level Analysis

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2009
Frank C. Thames, Dennis Patterson and Taylor McMichael
Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science, Texas Tech University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Electoral Volaitlity, Japan

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Searching for the Electoral Connection: Parliamentary Party Switching in the Ukrainian Rada, 1998-2002

Legislative Studies Quarterly, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 223-246, 2007
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Sep 2009
Frank C. Thames
Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science
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Rada, Ukraine, Party Switching

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Electoral Rules and Presidential Support in the Russian Duma, 1996-2003

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Oct 2007
Frank C. Thames
Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science
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Mixed-Member Electoral System, Russia, Duma, Legislature, Executive

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The Effects of Economic and Political Development on GDP Growth Volatility

Global Economy Journal, Vol. 9, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Sep 2009
Jeffrey Edwards and Frank C. Thames
Texas Tech University - Department of Economics and Geography and Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science
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Electoral Rules and Legislative Parties in the Ukrainian Rada

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2015
Frank C. Thames
Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science
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Ukraine, Rada, Parties, Legislative Behavior, Mixed Electoral Systems

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The Electoral System and Women's Legislative Underrepresentation in Post-Communist Ukraine

Forthcoming, Comparative Politics
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2020
Frank C. Thames
Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science
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Gender, Representation, Electoral System, Culture, Ukraine

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Party System Nationalization and Women's Legislative Representation

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Mar 2013
Frank C. Thames and Sivagaminathan Palani
Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science and Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science
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Gender Politics, Legislature, Party System Nationalization

Electoral Reform and Legislative Behavior in Post-Communist Ukraine

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Aug 2010
Frank C. Thames
Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science
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Ukraine, Rada, Electoral Reform, Political Parties

Electoral Reform and Legislative Behavior in Post-Communist Ukraine

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Posted: 11 Aug 2010
Frank C. Thames
Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science

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Multiple Principals and Legislative Cohesion

Stephen A. Meserve, Joseph W. Robbins, and Frank C. Thames. Forthcoming. Legislative Studies Quarterly.
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2017
Stephen A Meserve, Joseph W. Robbins and Frank C. Thames
Texas Tech University, Shepherd University and Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science
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Accountability, European Parliament, Cohesion, Political Parties

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Party System Institutionalization and the Institutionalization of Legislatures

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2012
Frank C. Thames
Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science
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Party System, Institutionalization, Legislature, U.S. Congress

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Gender and Legislative Behavior in Post-Communist Ukraine

Journal of East European and Asian Studies, Forthcoming, APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2010
Frank C. Thames and Mikhail Rybalko
Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science and Texas Tech University
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Ukraine, Gender, Legislative Behavior, Party Discipline

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The Party System and Legislative Cohesion in the Early U.S. House of Representatives

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2014
Frank C. Thames
Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science
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Party System, Cohesion, U.S. Congress

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The Effect of Gubernatorial Support on Legislative Behavior in the Russian Duma

Europe-Asia Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2009
Frank C. Thames
Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science
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Russia, Duma, Legislature, Regional Governors

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Party Systems and Legislative Cohesion in Post-Communist Ukraine

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Nov 2013
Frank C. Thames
Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science
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Ukraine, Rada, Party System, Legislature

Gender and Elections in Post-Communist Ukraine

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Aug 2011
Frank C. Thames and Mikhail Rybalko
Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science and Texas Tech University
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Gender and Elections in Post-Communist Ukraine

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Mar 2011
Frank C. Thames and Mikhail Rybalko
Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science and Texas Tech University
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Gender, Rada, Ukraine, Election

Gender and Elections in Post-Communist Ukraine

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Posted: 01 Aug 2011
Frank C. Thames and Mikhail Rybalko
Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science and Texas Tech University

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The Party System and Cohesion in Post-Communist Legislatures

APSA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper, American Political Science Association 2013 Annual Meeting
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Aug 2013
Frank C. Thames
Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science
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Russia, Ukraine, Legislature, Party System, Cohesion

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Uncertainty and Legislative Coalition Building in Post-Communist Ukraine

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 May 2014
Frank C. Thames
Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science
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Ukraine, Rada, Executive, Coalition, Legislative Behavior

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When are Gender Quotas Fulfilled? Strategy and Context in Ukrainian City Elections

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Apr 2020
Frank C. Thames and Stephen Bloom
Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
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Ukraine, Gender, Party Quotas

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Electoral Incentives and the Costs of Indiscipline in the Ukrainian Rada

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Mar 2017
Frank C. Thames
Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science
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Discipline; Cohesion; Election; Ukraine; Rada; Costs

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Legislative Parties and the Cost of Indiscipline in the Ukrainian Rada

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Aug 2017
Frank C. Thames
Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science
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Rada; Ukraine; Discipline; Roll Call Votes

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Committee Outliers and Mandate Divides in the Russian State Duma, 1994-2003

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Oct 2007
Frank C. Thames
Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science
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Legislature, Duma, Russia, Committee, Mixed-Member Electoral Systems

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Party System Institutionalization and Party Cohesion in the U.S. Congress

Posted: 08 Apr 2013
Frank C. Thames
Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science

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U.S. Congress, Party System Institutionalization, Electoral Volatility, Party Cohesion

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The Determinants of Electoral Volatility

Posted: 09 Sep 2009
Frank C. Thames, Dennis Patterson and Joseph W. Robbins
Texas Tech University - Department of Political Science, Texas Tech University and Shepherd University

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Electoral Volatility, Electoral System, Political Parties