How should international policymakers respond to evidence of a 'stolen' election? In, Power Sharing and Inclusive Politics in Africa’s Uncertain Democracies, A. Carl LeVan argues that traditional methods of building inclusive and consociational institutions can undermine accountability and democracy.
The UKaid Crisis States Research Centre addresses the role of using the military when a country is in a state building transition and the various factors that should be taken into consideration.
Adam Meirowitz, Professor of Politics at Princeton University, and Joshua A. Tucker, Associate Professor of Politics at New York University, look at the role of the individual and past experiences in deciding whether to participate in protests.
Susan Hyde, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Yale University, has published a new article, Catch Us If You Can: Election Monitoring and International Norm Diffusion.
In a paper for the London School of Economics, Elliot Green examines Uganda and finds that new district boundaries have been used to strengthen the regimes patronage system.
The Strategic use of Gender Quotas in the Arab World, written by Hybl Reseach Fellow Bozena Chrisina Welbourne, explores the mix of incentives seen in the variation in gender quota adoption within legislatures across the Middle East and North Africa.
Rabah Arezki and Markus Brückner have published a paper exploring the impact food prices have on democratic institutions.
Writing in the Center for International Development at Harvard, Merilee S. Grindle explores the spread of good governance as a policy tool.
Nathan P. Kalmoe, a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, has published a paper exploring the relationship between political rhetoric and political violence.
Monica Pachon and Matthew S. Shugart have published a new paper, Electoral reform and the mirror image of inter-party and intra-party competition: The adoption of party lists in Colombia.