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The Autocratic Middle ClassHow State Dependency Reduces the Demand for Democracy

The Autocratic Middle Class: How State Dependency Reduces the Demand for Democracy

Bryn Rosenfeld

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691192185
eISBN:
9780691209777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192185.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Conventional wisdom holds that the rising middle-classes are a force for democracy. Yet in post-Soviet countries like Russia, where the middle-class has grown rapidly, authoritarianism is deepening. ... More

Dilemmas of InclusionMuslims in European Politics

Dilemmas of Inclusion: Muslims in European Politics

Rafaela M. Dancygier

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691172590
eISBN:
9781400888108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172590.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

As Europe's Muslim communities continue to grow, so does their impact on electoral politics and the potential for inclusion dilemmas. In vote-rich enclaves, Muslim views on religion, tradition, and ... More

Electoral Violence, Corruption, and Political Order

Electoral Violence, Corruption, and Political Order

Sarah Birch

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203621
eISBN:
9780691203645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203621.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Throughout their history, political elections have been threatened by conflict, and the use of force has in the past several decades been an integral part of electoral processes in a significant ... More

The National Origins of Policy IdeasKnowledge Regimes in the United States, France, Germany, and Denmark

The National Origins of Policy Ideas: Knowledge Regimes in the United States, France, Germany, and Denmark

John L. Campbell and Ove K. Pedersen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150314
eISBN:
9781400850365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150314.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In politics, ideas matter. They provide the foundation for economic policymaking, which in turn shapes what is possible in domestic and international politics. Yet until now, little attention has ... More

Of Empires and CitizensPro-American Democracy or No Democracy at All?

Of Empires and Citizens: Pro-American Democracy or No Democracy at All?

Amaney A. Jamal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149646
eISBN:
9781400845477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149646.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In the post-Cold War era, why has democratization been slow to arrive in the Arab world? This book argues that to understand support for the authoritarian status quo in parts of this region—and the ... More

Party CompetitionAn Agent-Based Model

Party Competition: An Agent-Based Model

Michael Laver and Ernest Sergenti

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139036
eISBN:
9781400840328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139036.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Party competition for votes in free and fair elections involves complex interactions by multiple actors in political landscapes that are continuously evolving, yet classical theoretical approaches to ... More

Political EntrepreneursThe Rise of Challenger Parties in Europe

Political Entrepreneurs: The Rise of Challenger Parties in Europe

Catherine E. De Vries and Sara B. Hobolt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691194752
eISBN:
9780691206547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194752.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Challenger parties are on the rise in Europe, exemplified by the likes of Podemos in Spain, the National Rally in France, the Alternative for Germany, or the Brexit Party in Great Britain. Like ... More

The Star and the StripesA History of the Foreign Policies of American Jews

The Star and the Stripes: A History of the Foreign Policies of American Jews

Michael N. Barnett

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691165974
eISBN:
9781400880607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165974.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

How do American Jews envision their role in the world? Are they tribal—a people whose obligations extend solely to their own? Or are they prophetic—a light unto nations, working to repair the world? ... More

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