The Journal of Politics, a leading general interest journal in political science, publishes theoretically innovative and methodologically diverse research in all subfields of the discipline including, but not limited to, American politics, comparative politics, formal theory, international relations, methodology, political theory, public administration and public policy. Our conceptions of theory and method are both broad and encompassing, and we welcome contributions from scholars around the world.
The SPSA Now Invites Nominations and Applications for Editor of the Journal of Politics
Larry Dodd, President of the Southern Political Science Association, has appointed a Search Committee to select a new Editor for The Journal of Politics. The incoming Editor will succeed Jan Leighley and Bill Mishler, whose editorial term will end on December 31, 2014. The new Editor will serve an initial four year term, from January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2018.
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What's New at the JOP?
- In keeping with developments in the field, we have added "Network Analysis" under "Methodologies" as a new Personal Classification in our Editorial Manager database. You can add this to your list of classifications through your EM profile.
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The Journal of Politics is edited by Jan Leighley and Bill Mishler, who rely on a distinguished editorial board as well as expert reviewers. The editorial offices are located in the School of Government and Public Policy at the University of Arizona and the Department of Government at American University. Professor Valerie Hoekstra, Arizona State University, serves as Book Review Editor. Founded in 1938, The Journal of Politics is published by Cambridge University Press for the Southern Political Science Association.
JOP 75.3, July 2013
Why Do Some Regions of Europe Have Higher Quality Government?
Stereotypes of Muslims and Support for the War on Terror
John M. Sides
Evaluating Political Leaders in Times of Terror and Economic Threat: The Continuing Influence of Politician Partisanship
Jennifer L. Merolla
Estimating Proposal and Status Quo Locations Using Voting and Censorship Data
Cities, Redistribution, and Authoritarian Regime Survival
Should Citizenship Be Conditional? The Ethics of Denationalization
Matthew J. Gibney
How Words do the Work of Politics: Moral Foundations Theory and the Debate Over Stem Cell Research
Market Inequality and Redistribution in Latin America and the Caribbean
Nathan J. Kelly
The Coevolution of Conceptions of Procedural Fairness and Link Formation in Self-Organizing Policy Networks
Conceptualizing and Measuring Participation in the Age of the Internet: Is Online Political Engagement Really Different to Offline?
Democratization and International Border Agreements
Andrew P. Owsiak
Context Counts: The Election Cycle, Development, an Nature of Economic Voting
Ryan E. Carlin
On the Nature of Competition in Alternative Election Systems
Clearing the Hurdle: Border Settlement and Rivalry Termination
Andrew P. Owsiak
Social Contexts and Economic Biases in Representation
Christopher Reid Ellis
Who Heeds the Call of the Party on Congress?
Presidential Campaigns and the Fundamentals Reconsidered
Is Today's Court the Most Conservative in Sixty Years? Challenges and Opportunities in Measuring Judicial Preferences
U.S. Senate Elections Before the 17th Amendment: Political Party Cohesion and Conflict 1871-1913
Voting for Justices: Change and Continuity in Confirmation Voting 1937-2010
Charles M. Cameron
The Foundations of Limited Authoritarian Government: Institutions and Power-Sharing in Dictatorships
Assault on the Fourth Estate: Explaining Media Harassment in Africa
Peter Von Doepp
Daniel J. Young
The Virtues of Republican Citizenship in Machiavelli's Discourses on Livy
Measuring Constituent Policy Preferences in Congress, State Legislatures and Cities
Do Markets Punish Left Governments?
The Foreign Policy Consequences of Trade: China's Commercial Relations with Africa and Latin America, 1992-2006
Revisiting African Agriculture: Institutional Change and Productivity Growth
Robert H. Bates
Montesquieu's (Anti-) Machiavellianism: The Fate of Ordinary Acquisitiveness in "The Spirit of the Laws"
Treaties, Tenure, and Torture: The Conflicting Domestic Effects of International Law
Courtenay R. Conrad
Emily Hencken Ritter
Distributive Politics, Number of Parties, Ideological Polarization, and Bargaining Power
When Is Foreign Aid Selfish, When Is It Selfless?
Ignorance, Innocence, and Democratic Responsibility: Seeing Racism, Hearing Racism
Vincent Gerard Jungkunz
Julie Anne White
Exceeding Expectations? Determinants of Satisfaction with the Voting Process in the 2008 Presidential Election
Paul S. Hernson
Ryan L. Claassen
Richard G. Niemi
Kelly D. Patterson
Why Do PArties Change Position? Party Organization and Environmental Incentives
Catherine E. de Vries
Autocratic Institutions and Civicl Conflict Contagion
Legal Institutions and Democratic Survival
Compliance Bias and Environmental (In)Justice
Targeted Campaign Appeals and the Value of Ambiguity
Eitan B. Hersh
Capitol Losses: The Mediocre Performances of Congressional Stock Portfolios
The Politics of Federal Agency Replacement