Sungho Park, “The Impact of State-imposed Fiscal Rules on Municipal Government Fiscal Outcomes: Does Institutional Configuration Matter?” Journal Article

The Impact of State-imposed Fiscal Rules on Municipal Government Fiscal Outcomes: Does Institutional Configuration Matter? Sungho Park (University of Alabama) State and Local Government Review (January 9, 2019) Abstract This study explores the impact of state-imposed fiscal rules on municipal fiscal outcomes. It provides a recent profile of state-imposed fiscal rules. Further, with particular attention […]

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Regina Wagner and Byron E. Shafer, “The Trump Presidency and the Structure of Modern American Politics.” Journal Article

The Trump Presidency and the Structure of Modern American Politics Regina Wagner (University of Alabama) and Byron E. Shafer (University of Wisconsin – Madison) Perspectives on Politics (Volume 17, issue 2 (expected June 2019) Online Publication: October 29th 2018 Abstract How much of politics is specific to its actors and how much is the reflection […]

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Dr. David H. Bearce And Dr. Seungbin Park, “Why Remittances are a Political Blessing and Not a Curse.” Journal Article

Why Remittances Are a Political Blessing and Not a Curse Seungbin Park (University of Alabama), David H. Bearce (University of Colorado – Boulder) Studies in Comparative International Development Abstract This paper reconsiders the proposition that remittances act as a political curse by reducing the poor’s demand for economic redistribution. With a newer democratization model focused […]

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Waleed Hazbun, et al., “Towards a Beirut School of critical security studies .” Journal Article

Towards a Beirut School of critical security studies Waleed Hazbun (University of Alabama), Samer Abboud, Omar S. Dahi, Nicole Sunday Grove, Coralie Pison Hindawi, Jamil Mouawad & Sami Hermez Critical Studies on Security (Vol. 6, Issue 3 (2018), pp. 273-295) Abstract This collectively written work offers a map of our ongoing efforts to work through critical approaches […]

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Sungho Park, Craig Maher, and Carol Ebdon, “Local Property Tax Limits in Nebraska: Within-State Variations in Effects.” Journal Article

Local Property Tax Limits in Nebraska: Within-State Variations in Effects Sungho Park (University of Alabama), Craig Maher (University of Nebraska – Omaha) and Carol Ebdon (University of Nebraska – Omaha) Public Administration Quarterly (Vol. 42, No. 3: 328-371) Abstract Tax and expenditure limitations (TELs) have been widely imposed on state and local governments. A substantial […]

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Daniel Levine and Alexander Barder, “After First Principles: The Sociological Turn in International Relations as Disciplinary Crisis.” Contribution to Edited Volume

After First Principles: The Sociological Turn in International Relations as Disciplinary Crisis Daniel Levine (University of Alabama) and Alexander Barder (Florida International University) The Sage Handbook of the History, Philosophy, and Sociology of International Relations (Sage, 2018), pp. 296-310   […]

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Sungho Park and Ji Hyung Park, “The Effect of Revenue Diversification and Form of Government on Public Spending.” Journal Article

The Effect of Revenue Diversification and Form of Government on Public Spending Sungho Park (University of Alabama) and Ji Hyung Park (James Madison University) Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management (Vol. 30 Issue. 2, pp.211-229 ) Abstract Funding strategies, as budgetary choices, interacting with political structure, as institutions and structures, may determine the […]

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Waleed Hazbun, et al., “Regional Powers and the Production of Insecurity in the Middle East.” Paper

Regional Powers and the Production of Insecurity in the Middle East Waleed Hazbun (University of Alabama) Middle East and North Africa Regional Architecture (MENARA) WORKING PAPERS No. 11, September 2018 (Published:September 17th, 2018 ) Abstract What impact have regional powers had on shaping regional order in the Middle East? What role will they play in […]

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Holger Albrecht , “How to Keep Officers in the Barracks: Causes, Agents, and Types of Military Coups.” Journal Article

How to Keep Officers in the Barracks: Causes, Agents, and Types of Military Coups. Holger Albrecht (University of Alabama) and Ferdinand Eibl International Studies Quarterly Vol. 62, No. 2 (2018), pp. 315-32 Abstract What are the most efficient strategies to prevent military coups d’état? The answer depends on coup agency, that is, who attempts to […]

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Holger Albrecht, “Going on the Run: What Drives Military Desertion in Civil War?” Journal Article

Going on the Run: What Drives Military Desertion in Civil War? Holger Albrecht (University of Alabama), Kevin Koehler Security Studies Vol. 27, No. 2 (2018), pp. 179-203 Abstract Under which circumstances do soldiers and officers desert in a violent domestic conflict? This article studies individual military insubordination in the Syrian civil war, drawing on interviews with […]

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