November 2017

Political Science Articles, Inquiries Journa | November 30, 2017

The Changing Arena of Power Contestation Between the State and Chaebols in South Korea: Democracy and the Ascent of Legal Institutions

By Tan A. Seng - The growth of the South Korean economy has often been attributed to the rise of Chaebols, or family owned businesses with wide-ranging conglomeratelike economic interests.…

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International Affairs Articles, Inquiries Journal | November 30, 2017

Before Drones: U.S. Covert Action in Africa During the Congo Crisis

By Drew A. Calcagno - A man named Patrice Lumumba led the nation's independence struggle, starting as the head of a local anti-colonial movement and eventually growing to be the…

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Political Science Articles, Inquiries Journa | November 30, 2017

MNC Decision Making under Sanctions: South Africa and Rhodesia

By Yuichiro Kakutani - By using an incentives/disincentives model to map the divergent behaviors of multinational corporations (MNCs) confronted by a sanctioned economy, I explain why some economic sanctions work…

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Political Science Articles, Inquiries Journa | November 30, 2017

Opposites Attract? An Evaluation of Foreign Policy Impediments in Sino-Vatican Relations

By Rex N. Alley - The relationship between the People's Republic of China (PRC) and the Holy See appears to be an uneasy association between opposites. With over 1 billion…

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International Affairs Articles, Inquiries Journal | November 30, 2017

Old History in the “New” Cuba: Exploring the Legacy of Race and Economic Inequality on the Island Today

By Elizabeth L. Drake - After the fall of the USSR, the Cuban government implemented temporary economic liberalization policy reforms that remain today.3 Under Raúl Castro's leadership the economy continues…

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Denmark – Ministry of Foreign Affairs | November 29, 2017

Denmark supports new tech-initiative for humanitarian action

The Danish government donates DKK 2.5 million to the Danish Refugee Council in order for them to develop a new innovative model together with IBM. The model will be able…

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Australian Journal of International Affairs | November 29, 2017

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Denmark – Ministry of Foreign Affairs | November 23, 2017

We need to expand commercial cooperation with Ghana

Today the official Danish state visit to Ghana is commencing. The visit  emphasizes the long-standing and close bilateral relations, supports the transition “From Aid to Trade” and promotes Danish business…

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European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) | November 22, 2017

Merkel’s troubles: an opportunity for Europe?

ECFR’s director Mark Leonard discusses the consequences of the German political crisis for Germany and for Europe with ECFR's Berlin office director, Josef Janning, and policy fellow, Ulrike Franke. The…

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International Affairs Articles, Inquiries Journal | November 22, 2017

Decision Making Theories and China’s Military Intervention in the Korean War

By Hao Ming Xiong - This article uses two decision-making theories – rational choice theory and prospect theory – to examine China’s resolution to intervene militarily in the Korean War.…

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Nationalities Papers | November 22, 2017

Mortal threat: Latvian Jews at the dawn of Nazi occupation

Volume 46, Issue 6, November 2018, Page 1063-1080.

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Nationalities Papers | November 22, 2017

Mortal threat: Latvian Jews at the dawn of Nazi occupation

Volume 46, Issue 6, November 2018, Page 1063-1080.

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Denmark – Ministry of Foreign Affairs | November 19, 2017

Samuelsen New Neighbourhood Programme

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Slovenia – Ministry of Economic Development and Technology | November 17, 2017

Draft Investment Incentives Act

At yesterday's session the Government of the Republic of Slovenia adopted the Draft Investment Incentives Act, which will seek to attract investors to make long-term investments in Slovenia. The Government has…

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International Affairs Articles, Inquiries Journal | November 16, 2017

Theoretical Utilisation of Biological Warfare from Aquatic Invasive Species

By Richard J. Neale - The Peruvian population became infected from eating shellfish that had ingested plankton, and from drinking or bathing in water supplies drawn directly out of the…

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International Affairs Articles, Inquiries Journal | November 14, 2017

Eminent Domain in the United States and China: Comparing the Practice Across Countries

By Simon K. Zhen - Regardless of which side of the Pacific individuals reside on, the idea of the government taking property and uprooting citizens tends to evoke a considerable…

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Latin American Politics and Society | November 10, 2017

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Latin American Politics and Society | November 10, 2017

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Latin American Politics and Society | November 10, 2017

Chronicle of a Survival Foretold: How Protest Behavior Against Armed Actors Influenced Violence in the Colombian Civil War, 1988–2005

ABSTRACT This article examines the circumstances under which civilians, using protests as a mechanism, alter the strategic use of violence by armed actors (rebels and state forces). By examining the…

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Latin American Politics and Society | November 10, 2017

Democratic Values, Religiosity, and Support for Same‐Sex Marriage in Latin America

ABSTRACT Latin America has been at the forefront of the expansion of rights for same‐sex couples. Proponents of same‐sex marriage frame the issue as related to human rights and democratic…

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Latin American Politics and Society | November 10, 2017

Ritual Demonstrations versus Reactive Protests: Participation Across Mobilizing Contexts in Mexico City

ABSTRACT Using an innovative survey of protest participants and nonparticipants from five major street demonstrations in Mexico City in 2011 and 2012, this study tests the assumption that influences on…

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Latin American Politics and Society | November 10, 2017

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Latin American Politics and Society | November 10, 2017

From Middle Powers to Entrepreneurial Powers in World Politics: Brazil’s Successes and Failures in International Crises

ABSTRACT This article uses the concept of entrepreneurial powers to discuss how and under what circumstances Brazil successfully accomplishes its goals in international crises. The concept of entrepreneurial power focuses…

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Latin American Politics and Society | November 10, 2017

Does Welfare Provision Promote Democratic State Legitimacy? Evidence from Brazil’s Bolsa Família Program

ABSTRACT Conditional cash transfer programs may boost the electoral fortunes of incumbents among beneficiary groups, but do they also influence recipient attitudes toward state legitimacy? This article examines the relationship…

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Latin American Politics and Society | November 10, 2017

Ritual Demonstrations versus Reactive Protests: Participation Across Mobilizing Contexts in Mexico City

ABSTRACT Using an innovative survey of protest participants and nonparticipants from five major street demonstrations in Mexico City in 2011 and 2012, this study tests the assumption that influences on…

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