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Volume 134 - Number 2 - Summer 2019
Forecasting Models and the Presidential Vote
Kenneth A. Wink compares and contrasts a number of U.S. presidential election forecasting models and finds that some perform better than others. He argues that some systematic factors have an impact in every election regardless of the characteristics of the candidates, the effectiveness of the campaigns, and the events that occur in a particular election year.
Benjamin Netanyahu’s Calculated Ambiguity Toward the Two-State Solution
Guy Ziv analyzes the case of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s endorsement of the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He argues that Netanyahu’s June 2009 declaration was a tactical maneuver rather than a reassessment of his beliefs.
Explaining Why Some Muslims Support Islamist Political Violence
C. CHRISTINE FAIR and Parina Patel examine why some Muslims support Islamist political violence. They find, among other things, that those who were more exposed to Islamist violence as well as those living in countries with larger Muslim populations were more supportive of political violence.
Presidential Rhetoric and Bureaucratic Enforcement: The Clinton Administration and Civil Rights
CHARLES M. LAMB, JOSHUA BOSTON, and JACOB R. NEIHEISEL discuss President Bill Clinton’s civil rights record and examine his public rhetoric and bureaucratic appointments. They argue that their findings challenge popular perceptions of Clinton as a strong supporter of civil rights.
Military Insubordination in Popular Mass Uprisings
Holger Albrecht explores the effects of popular mass uprisings on civil-military relations in authoritarian regimes. Drawing on cases from the Arab Spring, he examines different types of military insubordination and the conditions catalyzing military coups, mutinies, officer defections, and mass desertions.
Unequal and Unrepresented: Political Inequality and the People’s Voice in the New Gilded Age, Kay Lehman Schlozman , Henry E. Brady and Sidney Verba
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Cultural Evolution: People’s Motivations are Changing, and Reshaping the World, Ronald F. Inglehart
Reviewed by George E. Marcus FREE
The Increasingly United States: How and Why American Political Behavior Nationalized, Daniel J. Hopkins
Reviewed by Jamie L. Carson
How to Do Things with International Law, Ian Hurd
Reviewed by Tonya L. Putnam
Psychology of a Superpower: Security and Dominance in U.S. Foreign Policy, Christopher J. Fettweis
Reviewed by MICHAEL BECKLEY
Continent by Default: The European Union and the Demise of Regional Order, Anne Marie Le Gloannec
Reviewed by David Art
Whatever Happened to Party Government?, Mark Wickham-Jones
Reviewed by Hans J. G. Hassell
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