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The Aftermaths of Civil Conflicts

The Aftermaths of Civil Conflicts   Reference library

Jaclyn M. Johnson and Clayton L. Thyne

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Empirical International Relations Theory

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
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9,531 words
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Why the Effects of Civil War Matter

The conflict in Syria that began after the Arab Spring in 2011 captured

Agent-Based Computational Modeling and International Relations Theory: Quo Vadis?

Agent-Based Computational Modeling and International Relations Theory: Quo Vadis?   Reference library

Claudio Cioffi-Revilla

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Empirical International Relations Theory

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2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
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12,273 words
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Introduction

What Is an ABM?

An agent-based computational model in international relations (IR) is an object-oriented simulation model of a

The Age-Structural Theory of State Behavior

The Age-Structural Theory of State Behavior   Reference library

Richard Cincotta

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Empirical International Relations Theory

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2018
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Social sciences, Politics
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9,216 words
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Introduction

Rather than focusing on explanatory narratives and causality, the age-structural theory of state behavior is concerned with generating “timed

Akamatsu Waves

Akamatsu Waves   Reference library

Arno Tausch, Leonid Grinin, and Andrey Korotayev

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Empirical International Relations Theory

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Subject Reference
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2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
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5,794 words
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The System of Economic Cycles, and the Place of Akamatsu Waves Within Them

Before the 1920s, the economic literature hardly

Albizu Campos, Pedro

Albizu Campos, Pedro (1893–1965)   Reference library

Luis Galanes

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in Contemporary Politics, Law, and Social Movements

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Current Version:
2015
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Social sciences, Politics, Law
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741 words
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Pedro Albizu Campos is beyond doubt the most important Puerto Rican nationalist leader and freedom fighter of the twentieth century.

Analogies and Metaphors and Foreign Policy Decision Making

Analogies and Metaphors and Foreign Policy Decision Making   Reference library

William Flanik

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Foreign Policy Analysis

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2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
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10,182 words
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Introduction

Philosopher and psychologist William James believed that “humans can understand things, events, and experiences only from and through the

Arellano, Elvira

Arellano, Elvira (1975)   Reference library

Ana Elena Puga

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in Contemporary Politics, Law, and Social Movements

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Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics, Law
Length:
640 words
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who rose to international prominence when she and her seven-year-old son took shelter in a Chicago church in 2006–2007 rather

Assessment of Active Learning

Assessment of Active Learning   Reference library

Kay Gibson and Carolyn M. Shaw

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics, Warfare and Defence
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9,786 words
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Introduction

Within the field of International Relations (IR), as well as across all academic disciplines, scholars have increasingly focused on

Border Patrol

Border Patrol   Reference library

Joseph Nevins

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in Contemporary Politics, Law, and Social Movements

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Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics, Law
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1,378 words
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The US Border Patrol defines itself as “the mobile, uniformed law enforcement arm of the US Customs and Border Protection

The Causes of War

The Causes of War   Reference library

Karen Ruth Adams

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics, Warfare and Defence
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11,233 words
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Introduction

Armed conflict is a recurrent and destructive feature of international politics. Because citizens are eager to avoid it and

Challenges and Possibilities of Empirical International Relations Theory: Evidence from Research in Brazil

Challenges and Possibilities of Empirical International Relations Theory: Evidence from Research in Brazil   Reference library

Fernanda Barasuol and Andre Reis da Silva

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Empirical International Relations Theory

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
8,276 words
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Introduction

The field of International Relations (IR), has been characterized in the past decades by the “Third Debate,” which have

Chicken

Chicken   Quick reference

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
259 words
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Game which takes its name from ‘dare’ games said to be played by Californian teenagers: two people are driving head‐on

Clarifying Causal Mechanisms in International Relations

Clarifying Causal Mechanisms in International Relations   Reference library

Patrick James

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Empirical International Relations Theory

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
7,114 words
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Overview

Theory and evidence about causal mechanisms, at some point (probably) long ago, reached the carrying capacity for integration into

Classical Geopolitics Revisited

Classical Geopolitics Revisited   Reference library

Klaus Dodds

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics, Warfare and Defence
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11,687 words
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Introduction

Classical geopolitics, put simply, is fundamentally concerned with the role that inter alia location and resources play in the

Clusters and Regional Development

Clusters and Regional Development   Reference library

Sanjoy Chakravorty

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics, Warfare and Defence
Length:
10,737 words
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Introduction

Clustering describes a phenomenon in which objects are not randomly distributed, but are spatially ordered: that is, organized into

Comparative and International Political Economy and the Global Financial Crisis

Comparative and International Political Economy and the Global Financial Crisis   Reference library

Alison Johnston

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Empirical International Relations Theory

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
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8,649 words
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Introduction

It is well acknowledged that that 2008 Global Financial Crisis (GFC) was not a good one for the economics

Computer-Mediated Communication Technology and Cross-National Learning

Computer-Mediated Communication Technology and Cross-National Learning   Reference library

Derrick L. Cogburn

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics, Warfare and Defence
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11,952 words
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Introduction

Over the last decade, information and communication technologies have continued to emerge at an increasingly rapid pace. These technologies

Conflict, Regions, and Regional Hierarchies

Conflict, Regions, and Regional Hierarchies   Reference library

Thomas J. Volgy, Kelly Marie Gordell, Paul Bezerra, and Jon Patrick Rhamey, Jr.

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Empirical International Relations Theory

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
12,638 words
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Introduction

Why are some regions in international politics more conflictual than others? Why have some regions developed complex mechanisms for

Conflict Resolution: Feminist Perspectives

Conflict Resolution: Feminist Perspectives   Reference library

Simona Sharoni

The International Studies Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics, Warfare and Defence
Length:
11,297 words
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Introduction

Although the term “conflict resolution” has been in use for quite some time, only in the past two decades

Constructing a General Model Accounting for Interstate Rivalry Termination

Constructing a General Model Accounting for Interstate Rivalry Termination   Reference library

William R. Thompson

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Empirical International Relations Theory

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
10,340 words
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Introduction

While defining rivalries is not yet subject to widespread consensus, rivalry students agree that a very small number of

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