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Power-sharing and democratic development : nested analysis of political institutions in third-wave democracies
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
The third wave of democratization drastically changed the world map of politics and raises a puzzle for institutionalists in comparative politics: how do political institutions play a role during the process of democratization? ...
Crisis of democracy : protest and affective polarization
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2021)
My dissertation, Crisis of Democracy: Protest and Affective Polarization, systematically examines the political and social consequences of protests in democratic societies, asking: in what conditions, protests negatively ...
American exceptionalism, missionary politics, and the religious impulse in contemporary foreign policy attitudes
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] This dissertation offers an examination of the effects of religion and its attendant moral politics on attitudes towards foreign policy issues. America's ...
Economic voting in new democracies
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
This study investigates economic voting in 70 new democracies that have experienced regime transition since 1974. By incorporating the analysis of elections in virtually all new democracies, this study shows how electorates ...
The culture wars & political polarization in perspective : why polarization and its perturbations are a persistant [i.e., persistent] puzzle in political science
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
Political polarization in the American electorate has received a great deal of attention in recent years with most of the research focusing on social issues and their impact on electoral outcomes. However, scant attention ...