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The impact of European Union membership conditionality of human rights in Turkey
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
of the center-periphery conflict and the strong state tradition. Despite the supposed impact of conditions imposed by the European Union in altering human rights record of the country, Turkey continues to suffer from human rights violations. I hypothesize...
Studying Janus behavior : how support, deterrence, grievances and organizational structure shape violent and peaceful behaviors
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
) evaluates how macro and meso-level forces shape political evolution over time. Second, I augment these findings with a brief comparison of the experience of political tactic-choices in Hezbollah, HAMAS,IRA and ETA, refining the theory of the original model...
Traditional institutions, authortarian [sic] legacies, and democratic support in southern Africa
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
This dissertation investigates citizens' support for democracy in southern Africa and the factors that explain variations in that support. Borrowing insights from the historical institutionalism literature, I argue that ...