Political Behavior and Public Opinion

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Strategic Responsiveness

How Congress Confronts Presidential Power

Revealing the role of policy in the struggle for power between Congress and the president

Interrogating Integration

Sports, Celebrity, and Scandal in the Making of New Germany

Examining integration discourse through the lens of public debates and sporting events in Germany

In Search of Admiration and Respect

Chinese Cultural Diplomacy in the United States, 1875–1974

Reframes cultural diplomacy as part of China's ongoing quest for modernity beyond wealth and power

Mass–Elite Representation Gap in Old and New Democracies

Critical Junctures and Elite Agency

How can we explain policy preference mismatch between voters and their representatives?

Generational Politics in the United States

From the Silents to Gen Z and Beyond

How generational change impacts the future of American politics

State Institutions, Civic Associations, and Identity Demands

Regional Movements in Greater Southeast Asia

An in-depth look at why autonomy movements fail or succeed

None of the Above

Protest Voting in Latin American Democracies

How citizens casting an invalid vote still contribute to democracy

China as Number One?

The Emerging Values of a Rising Power

Examining the contemporary rise in China’s political, economic, and military power through the opinions of its citizens

Warping Time

How Contending Political Forces Manipulate the Past, Present, and Future

Time is a powerful political tool

The State You See

How Government Visibility Creates Political Distrust and Racial Inequality

How race affects Americans' experiences of government

Democracy's News

A Primer on Journalism for Citizens Who Care about Democracy

How a free press can unite America

Rejuvenating Communism

Youth Organizations and Elite Renewal in Post-Mao China

How the Chinese party-state attracts young officials to renew its elite

Twilight of the American State

The American law state's many personalities create its political-legal dysfunction, setting the stage for new eras including the rise of Trump

Gendered Pluralism

Examines the extent to which gender influences the political policy views and attitudes of women

Struggles for Political Change in the Arab World

Regimes, Oppositions, and External Actors after the Spring

Long-term effects of the Arab Spring

Rationality of Irrationality

Political Determinants and Effects of Party Position Blurring

Ambiguous party positions distract voters from thinking about the issues

Twenty-First Century Military Innovation

Technological, Organizational, and Strategic Change beyond Conventional War

How the military actively reengineers for success on and off the battlefield

Home Field Advantage

Roots, Reelection, and Representation in the Modern Congress

Investigates the effects of legislators’ local roots on congressional campaigns, elections, and representation

Democracy's Meanings

How the Public Understands Democracy and Why It Matters

How do the people who make up American democracy view and judge its process?

The Dictator's Dilemma at the Ballot Box

Electoral Manipulation, Economic Maneuvering, and Political Order in Autocracies

Dictators don't dance

The Dictator's Dilemma at the Ballot Box

Electoral Manipulation, Economic Maneuvering, and Political Order in Autocracies

Dictators don't dance

What Women Want

Gender and Voting in Britain, Japan and the United States

Women vote their own minds

Elite-Led Mobilization and Gay Rights

Dispelling the Myth of Mass Opinion Backlash

Grassroots America supports LBGTQ rights even when leaders do not