George Hawley, et al., “The Demography of the Alt-Right ” Report

The Demography of the Alt-Right George Hawley (University of Alabama) Institute for Family Studies (Published: August 9th, 2018 ) Abstract This paper analyzes the demographic attributes of people with views indicating support for explicit white identity politics, finding that there is a strong correlation between these attitudes and income and education levels. […]

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Daniel J. Levine, “Threat inflation as political melodrama: ISIS and the politics of late modern fear.” Journal Article

“Threat inflation as political melodrama: ISIS and the politics of late modern fear.” Daniel J. Levine (University of Alabama) Critical Studies on Security; Published March 16th 2018 Abstract Fearful talk surrounding ISIS discloses two ‘public secrets’ that collectively define the dilemma of late modern politics. The first is a transition from politics that is experienced […]

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Daniel J. Levine and David M. McCourt, “Why does Pluralism Matter when we Study Politics? A View from Contemporary International Relations.” Journal Article

“Why does Pluralism Matter when we Study Politics? A View from Contemporary International Relations.” Daniel J. Levine (University of Alabama) & David M. McCourt (University of California, Davis) Perspectives on Politics; Volume 16 – Issue 1 – March 2018, pp. 92-109 (Published February 8th, 2018) Abstract Pluralism has become a buzzword in International Relations. It has […]

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Daniel J. Levine, Stefanie Fishel, Anthony Burke, Audra Mitchell, and Simon Dalby, “Defending Planet Politics: A Response to our Critics” Journal Article

Defending Planet Politics: A Response to our Critics Daniel J. Levine (University of Alabama), Stefanie Fishel (University of Alabama) Anthony Burke (University of New South Wales), Audra Mitchell (Wilfrid Laurier University), Simon Dalby (Wilfrid Laurier University) Millennium (Published 12-21-2017) Abstract In response to the ‘non-manifesto’ penned by David Chandler, Stephen Hobden and Erika Cudworth, we […]

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Carol Cassel, “Vote misreporting and black turnout studies in the U.S.” Journal Article

Vote misreporting and black turnout studies in the U.S. Carol Cassel (University of Alabama) Politics, Groups, and Identities (Published 2017) Abstract Vote misreporting is a major concern for studies of electoral participation. Concern over nonvoters in surveys who claim to vote is especially relevant for black turnout studies in the U.S., because blacks misreport voting […]

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Allen Linken and Gracie Smith, “Plenty of service members are likely to sympathize with #TakeAKnee .” Blog Post

Plenty of service members are likely to sympathize with #TakeAKnee Allen Linken (University of Alabama) and Gracie Smith (University of Alabama) Washington Post (Published October 6th 2017) Abstract Is kneeling during the national anthem disrespectful to the American flag, and by extension, to the U.S. military? That’s the charge President Trump recently leveled at NFL […]

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Allen Linken, et al., “Haircuts and Power: Sovereignty and the Military.” Contribution to Edited Volume

Haircuts and Power: Sovereignty and the Military Allen Linken (University of Alabama) Street-Level Sovereignty: The Intersection of Space and Law (Published  September 2017 •978-1-4985-3503-8 • Hardback ) Abstract Street-Level Sovereignty: The Intersection of Space and Law is a collection of scholarship that considers the experience of law that is subject to social interpretation for its meaning and […]

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Dana Patton and Joseph Smith, “Lawyer, Interrupted: Gender Bias in Oral Arguments at the US Supreme Court.” Journal Article

Lawyer, Interrupted: Gender Bias in Oral Arguments at the US Supreme Court Dana Patton (University of Alabama) and Joseph Smith (University of Alabama) Journal of Law and Courts 5 (Published 2017; Pages 337-361) Abstract We examine gender bias in political institutions through a novel lens: oral arguments at the US Supreme Court. We ask whether […]

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Paulina Pospieszna and Karl DeRouen Jr., “Civil War Mediation and Rebel Use of Violence Against Civilians.” Journal Article

Civil War Mediation and Rebel Use of Violence Against Civilians  Paulina Pospieszna (Adam Mickiewicz University) and Karl DeRouen, Jr. (University of Alabama) Armed Forces & Society (Volume 43; 500-522 – Published 2017) Abstract Violence against civilians is portrayed as an antecedent of civil war, a cause, or both. Civil war creates opportune environments for planning […]

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Karl DeRouen Jr. and Marie Olson Lounsbery, “The Viability of Civil War Peace Agreements.” Journal Article

The Viability of Civil War Peace Agreements Karl DeRouen Jr. (University of Alabama) and Marie Lounsbery (East Carolina University) Civil Wars (Volume 18; Issue 3 – Published 2016) Abstract Civil war peace agreements are prone to collapse. While some research suggests that multiple layers of power-sharing provisions lead to more viable agreements, others have suggested […]

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