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Typology of Media Systems  

Daniel C. Hallin

Online publication date:
Aug 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Politics
Typologies are a central tool of comparative analysis in the social sciences. Typologies identify common patterns in the relationships among elements of media systems and wider social ... More

Understanding Ethnic Conflict: Four Waves and Beyond  

Shiping Tang

Online publication date:
Sep 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Politics
The past four decades have witnessed an explosion of research into ethnic conflict. The overarching question addressed in the voluminous and still growing literature is this: Under what ... More

Understanding Government Behavior During Armed Conflict  

Cyanne E. Loyle

Online publication date:
Aug 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Politics
How and why do governments choose the strategies that they do during armed conflict? While there is a substantial body of research on the use of different tactics by governments and rebels ... More

Unipolarity: The Shaky Foundation of a Fashionable Concept  

James H. Lebovic

Online publication date:
May 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Politics
Since the Cold War’s end, academics and policy analysts alike have described the international system as unipolar. The term’s use appears well grounded. The United States possesses ... More

Use of Force in Foreign Policy  

Stephen L. Quackenbush and Thomas R. Guarrieri

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Jul 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Politics
Foreign policy analysis has been used effectively to explain the use of force. Several leading approaches and paradigms help explain the use of force as a tool of foreign policy. These ... More

Using Experiments to Understand How Agency Influences Media Effects  

Kevin Arceneaux and Martin Johnson

Online publication date:
Nov 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Politics
Students of public opinion tend to focus on how exposure to political media, such as news coverage and political advertisements, influences the political choices that people make. However, ... More

Veto Player Approaches in Foreign Policy Analysis  

Kai Oppermann and Klaus Brummer

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Aug 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Politics
The main contribution of veto player approaches in Comparative Politics has been to the study of policy stability and change. Specifically, the argument is that the possibility and ... More

Vicissitudes of Emotions and Political Action During the Greek Crisis  

Bettina Davou

Online publication date:
May 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Politics
Action readiness is considered a central property of emotions in most psychological theories. Emotions are the engine of behavior. They are the motivating, directing, prioritizing function ... More

Voting Choice and Rational Choice  

Anthony McGann

Online publication date:
Aug 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Politics
Rational choice theory may seem like a separate theoretical approach with its own forbidding mathematics. However, the central assumptions of rational choice theory are very similar to ... More

War in Political Philosophy  

Helen Frowe

Online publication date:
Jan 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Politics
We can distinguish between three moral approaches to war: pacifism, realism, and just war theory. There are various theoretical approaches to war within the just war tradition. One of the ... More

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