• Advocacy INGOs in multi-ethnic societies 

    Farooq, Laila (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
    Advocacy INGOs are optimistically seen as campaigners for democracy and human rights. They create a narrative around democratic ideals and support local civil society groups in mobilizing for their rights. This dissertation ...
  • The impact of international institutions on foreign aid delivery tactics 

    Adhikari, Bimal (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
    Do international institutions influence state behavior? Do the events that take place within international organizations affect foreign policy behavior of advanced democracies? I argue that international institutions play ...
  • Non-emergency exits : voluntary retirements from legislatures 

    Masthay, Theodore J. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Retirement is the main source of legislative turnover in the United States Congress. The incumbency advantage in congressional elections is so strong ...