Dept. of Political Science
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(2015-07-29)This dissertation explores how individual members of Congress pursue policy goals by engaging with the bureaucracy. This behavior, which I call “backchannel policymaking”, is a new way of thinking about policymaking and ...
(2015-12-02)Conflict scholarship has developed a complex understanding of how socio-economic factors influence the individual choice to join a rebel group, but conflict scholarship also lacks progress an understanding of how an ...
(2015-11-16)The integration of vast numbers of migrants into European countries from North Africa and the Middle East continues pose challenges for policy makers. The many differences between these immigrants and the native population ...
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(2015-06-26)The bulk of work on civil conflict seeks to explain variation across civil wars rather than within them. This has led to a better understanding as to why civil wars erupt in some countries, whereas others remain relatively ...
(2001)While the scheme is designed for application to any ethno-regional conflict, I apply it to three cases in South Asia that represent different conflict levels of management. Indian Mizoram represents successful management, ...