• Framing the immigration debate 

    Navarre, Rachel Amanda (2013-05-07)
    A common theme in immigration studies in the United States is that the discourse around immigration has changed over time. Once a bipartisan issue where unlikely coalitions and partners were common, recent research has ...
  • Framing the National School Lunch Program 

    Brock, Clare-Lieb Rivers (2012-12-14)
    The National School Lunch Program, established in 1946 under the National School Lunch Act, has grown from a commodity surplus distribution program in its early days, to its current incarnation as a nutrition program for ...
  • Francis Bacon and the philosophic method of the Americans 

    Liebeskind, Jane Louise (2014-05-27)
    The philosophy of Francis Bacon has an important and often overlooked place in the development of American political thought. John Dewey cites Bacon as the forefather of his own highly influential philosophical school, ...
  • The French Constitutional Council and deciding to delegate 

    McCoy, David Lee (2013-01-28)
    Political actors are often perceived as self-preserving, rational actors who rarely give power away voluntarily. Yet the proliferation of independent constitutional courts presents the puzzle of why politicians are willing ...
  • From Marxist-Leninism to market liberalism? : the varied adaptation of Latin America's leftist parties 

    Nogueira-Budny, Daniel (2013-06-13)
    There has been tremendous variation in the development trajectories of Latin America's leftist parties. Whereas some have successfully entrenched roots in society, built their party organization, and become relevant national ...
  • From parliamentarianism to terrorism and back again 

    Martin, Nancy Susanne (2011-06-08)
    What are the conditions under which terrorist groups turn to party politics? Under what conditions do political parties turn to terrorism? What types of political groups are more likely to turn to or from terrorism? ...
  • Genes, judgments, and evolution : the social and political consequences of distributional and differential conflict 

    Meyer, John Michael (2012-07-24)
    The following argument offers a sharper micro-foundational lens for studying human political and social behavior by demonstrating how political science might better incorporate the theory of evolution into its behavioral ...
  • Global gatekeeping : domestic politics, grand strategy, and power transition theory 

    Harris, Peter (2013-05-03)
    Which grand strategies do Great Powers adopt towards rising challengers? When do Great Powers conciliate their potential rivals, and when do they opt for strategies of containment? In this master’s report, I outline an ...
  • Global gatekeeping : how Great Powers respond to rising states 

    Harris, Peter, Ph. D. (2015-05-18)
    Why do some shifts in power between states pass off peacefully while others result in conflict? Scholars have debated the implications of international power transitions at least since Thucydides in his History of the ...
  • God save this honorable court : religion as a source of judicial policy preferences 

    Blake, William Dawes (2012-08-14)
    If Supreme Court behavior is structured largely by the policy preferences of the justices, political scientists ought to consider the source of those preferences. Religion is one force that can strongly shape a judge’s ...
  • Goodbye & Good Luck! 

    Department of Government (2011-11-22)
    In This Issue: What Must Republicans Learn From the Obama Campaign? / by Max Everett -- The Bunche Experience / by Kiah Lewis -- On the Campaign Trail / by Brittany Ross -- Learning to Govern, Learning to Live / by Coby ...
  • Goodbye and Good Luck! 

    Department of Government (2011-11-22)
    In This Issue: Political Ideology and Expression on Campus / by Lauren Ratliff -- Maintaining GOP Dominance in Texas / by Justin May -- Texas Redistricting - To Whom Go the Spoils? / by Ernest McGowen -- Business Implications ...
  • Goodbye and Good Luck! 

    Department of Government (2011-11-22)
    In This Issue: Europe on the Brink / by James Galbraith -- Italian Given Worst Job in Europe / by Ben Carliner -- Constitutional Reform in Eurasia / by Julie A. George -- Who Won the Iraq War? / by Ali Rawaf -- We Have ...
  • Goodbye and Good Luck! 

    Department of Government (2011-11-22)
    In This Issue: The Budget Gap / by Alexis Senger -- Stem Cell Research and Texas / by Charles Schotz -- Commercial Banks and the Great Recession / by Jeffrey Friedman -- There's No Place Like Home / Mary Josie Blanchard ...
  • Goodbye and Good Luck! 

    Department of Government (2011-11-22)
    In This Issue: Creating Positive Change / by Sarah Weddington -- Women in Politics / by Janet K. Boles -- Reflections from the South Lawn / by Cassy Dorff -- Political Science and Leadership / by Bruce Grube -- Words of ...
  • Goodbye and Good Luck! 

    Department of Government (2012-11-15)
    In This Issue: Benefitting From Fear: The United States Political and Media Portrayal of Spillover Crime on the U.S.-Mexico Border / by Wilson Albright -- The Mind and Sociability of the Democratic Man / by Jackson Archer ...
  • The governing cycle and the dynamics of new majority formation 

    Nichols, Curtis William (2013-03-15)
    In this dissertation I advance a new, regime style, governing cycle theory to account for the constitutional origins and political dynamics of new majority formation. It is these periodic attempts to reorder politics and ...
  • Grand army of the republic or grand army of the Republicans?: political party and ideological preferences of American enlisted personnel 

    Inbody, Donald Stephen (2009-11-02)
    While much research has been conducted into the political behavior and attitudes of American military officers, little has been accomplished with respect to enlisted personnel. Most reports assume that the American military ...