November 2018

Studies in Comparative International Development | November 30, 2018

Why Political Competition Can Increase Patronage

Abstract Patronage is important in developing countries, but its relationship to political competition has received little attention. Major literatures generate opposing predictions. In the good governance and democracy literatures, robust…

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Studies in Comparative International Development | November 30, 2018

Ideals Without Institutions: Understandings of Democracy and Democratic Participation Among Ecuadorian Youth

Abstract Many scholars of democratization have identified citizen support for democracy as an important determinant of democratic consolidation and deepening. Fewer have explored in depth what everyday citizens actually understand…

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Studies in Comparative International Development | November 30, 2018

Trust in Government and Subsidy Reform: Evidence from a Survey of Indian Farmers

Abstract What accounts for the persistence of inefficient subsidies? What are the obstacles to their reform? We examine the role of trust in government among farmers in explaining support for…

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Studies in Comparative International Development | November 30, 2018

No Colonial Working Class, No Post-Colonial Development: a Comparative-Historical Analysis of Two Oil-Rich Countries

Abstract Development sociologists generally agree that states play a critical role in promoting, as well as in impeding, development. However, far less scholarly consensus exists on the precise historical processes…

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Studies in Comparative International Development | November 30, 2018

The Fall of the Old Guards: Explaining Decentralization in China

Abstract In the absence of a credible constitution, what mechanism can commit authoritarian leaders to preserving local economic autonomy? We explore the political origin of the puzzling economic decentralization in…

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Journal of Human Development and Capabilities | November 30, 2018

Country Reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals—The Politics of Performance Review at the Global-National Nexus

Volume 20, Issue 4, November 2019, Page 403-417.

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Journal of Religious and Political Practice | November 29, 2018

State use of public order and social cohesion concerns in the securitisation of non-mainstream Muslims in Malaysia

Volume 4, Issue 3, October 2018, Page 314-335.

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Global Change, Peace and Security | November 29, 2018

Global security cultures

Volume 31, Issue 3, October 2019, Page 370-371.

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Global Change, Peace and Security | November 29, 2018

China-Oman relations and the Indian Ocean security dilemma

Volume 31, Issue 3, October 2019, Page 361-366.

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Journal of Religious and Political Practice | November 29, 2018

State use of public order and social cohesion concerns in the securitisation of non-mainstream Muslims in Malaysia

Volume 4, Issue 3, October 2018, Page 314-335.

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Centre for Policy Studies (CPS) – News | November 28, 2018

Alex Morton: Whether you like her plan or not, the Prime Minister target reducing immigration

Alex Morton writes his regular ConHome column on Theresa May's Withdrawal Agreement and the focus on reducing...

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Global Discourse | November 28, 2018

Carving a dialogical epistemology for investigating altruism: A reply to Mitchell and Eiroa–Orosa

Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2018, Page 680-684.

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Global Discourse | November 28, 2018

Carving a dialogical epistemology for investigating altruism: A reply to Mitchell and Eiroa–Orosa

Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2018, Page 680-684.

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Chatham House | November 28, 2018

Chatham House Prize 2018: The Committee to Protect Journalists

The Committee to Protect Journalists was awarded the 2018 Chatham House Prize in recognition of its efforts to defend the right of journalists to work without fear at a time…

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Centre for Policy Studies (CPS) – News | November 27, 2018

Of course Thatcher should be considered as the scientist for the new £50 note

Margaret Thatcher may not be immediately known as a scientist, but her achievements mean she is deserving of consideration for the new £50...

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Chatham House | November 27, 2018

Indo-UK Collaboration: Opportunities and Challenges

Following an address by the new Indian high commissioner to the UK, exploring opportunities for, and challenges to Indo-UK collaboration, the panellists consider how the two countries can collaborate on…

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Centre for Policy Studies (CPS) – Publications | November 26, 2018

All Hands on Deck

Businesses and employers can and should do more to help close Britain’s productivity gap. Guy Opperman MP suggests Britain businesses should follow the example of US firms who found high…

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USA Dept of Labor | November 26, 2018

Fourth of July: How to Properly Display the American Flag

This guide and infographic from USAGov, based on the Federal Flag Code, can help you show respect for the flag as you celebrate America’s 241st birthday.

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Chatham House | November 26, 2018

EU-Turkey Customs Union: Prospects for Modernization and Lessons for Brexit

Invitation Only Research Event 12 December 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm Chatham House | 10 St James's Square | London | SW1Y 4LE Event participants Fadi Hakura, Consulting Fellow and…

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Centre for Policy Studies (CPS) – News | November 25, 2018

DEBATE: How can the Government help renters?

Conor Walsh makes the case for a system of rental insurance in a debate hosted by the Smart Thinking website on how the government can help...

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Area Development and Policy | November 24, 2018

The China–Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): challenges and prospects

Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2019, Page 466-473.

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Chatham House | November 23, 2018

The Withdrawal Deal and the UK Parliament: What Happens Next?

Invitation Only Research Event 11 December 2018 - 8:30am to 9:30am Chatham House | 10 St James's Square | London | SW1Y 4LE Event participants Matthew O’Toole, Chief Press Officer…

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Chatham House | November 23, 2018

Can Europe Save the Liberal International Order?

The panellists consider the elements and evolution of the liberal international order and Europe’s place in it.

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Asian Security | November 23, 2018

The reality of protecting the Rohingya: An inherent limitation of the responsibility to protect

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Global Change, Peace and Security | November 22, 2018

Vanguard of the imam: religion, politics, and Iran’s revolutionary guards

Volume 31, Issue 3, October 2019, Page 371-373.

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