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The outsider as political leader: the case of Margaret Thatcher.
July 1, 2002... The figure of the outsider is, of course, one of the staple figures of modern literature. One thinks at once of Faust in Goethe's two dramatic poems, of Raskolnikov in Dostoyevsky's Crime and Pun Punishment, of Michael Henchard in Hardy's The Mayor of Casterbridge and, more recently, of...
Ethnic minorities and the clash of civilizations: a quantitative analysis of Huntington's thesis.
July 1, 2002... Ever since Huntington proposed his 'clash of civilizations' thesis there has been a vigorous debate over its validity. (1) This debate has only intensified since Huntington elaborated on this thesis in his book The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of the World Order. (2) While...
Political parties and institutional design: explaining constitutional choice in Latin America.
January 1, 2009... Since 1978, constitutional designers in Latin America have introduced institutional innovations, such as more-than-plurality rules of presidential elections, which aim at diffusing power by promoting multi-candidate competitions for the presidency. Paradoxically, however, constitution...
Disturbing the peace: African warfare, political inversion and the universality of the democratic peace thesis.
January 1, 2009... 'I believe that certain suppressions in the historical record current in our day will lead to a tragic failure in assessing causes. More particularly, I believe that the habit, long fostered, of forgetting and detracting from the thought and acts of the people of Africa, is not only a...
A postfunctionalist theory of European integration: from permissive consensus to constraining dissensus.
January 1, 2009... At certain times in the history of a discipline, theories extend beyond the empirical facts that have been discovered to test them; at other times, new facts come to light that cannot be comprehended in terms of the theories available. For the past decade or more, European integration has...