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.
- Authors of papers about to be submitted for review: see our new policy on Conflicts of Interest.
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 76.1, January 2014
Balancing Demands: The World Economy and the Composition of Policy Preferences
Disability as Vulnerability: Redistributing Precariousness in Democratic Ways
Territorial Peace and Democratic Clustering
Visual Political Knowledge: A Different Road to Competence?
A Political Explanation for Exchange Rate Regime Gaps
David A. Bearce
Doing Without Love: Civic Motivation, Affection, and Identification
Are There Good Procedural Objections to Judicial Review?
The Changing Value of Seniority in the US House: Conditional Party Government Revised
Kenneth A. Shepsle
War, Madness and Death: The Paradox of Honor in Hobbes’s Leviathan
My Poor Friend: Financial Distress in One’s Social Network, the Perceived Power of the Rich, and Support for Redistribution
Benjamin J. Newman
Economic Inequality and Democratic Support
Nisha Muckerjee Bellinger
Viability, Information Seeking, and Vote Choice
Stephen M. Utych
Cindy D. Kam
Looking for Audience Costs in all the Wrong Places: Electoral Institutions, Media Access and Democratic Constraint
Philip B. K. Potter
Matthew A. Baum
Undermining Authoritarian Innovation: The Power of China’s Industrial Giants
Pierre F. Landry
John K. Yasuda
International Institutions and Domestic Politics: Can Preferential Trading Agreements Help Leaders Promote Economic Reform?
The Impact of Human Rights INGO Shaming on Humanitarian Interventions
What Democracy Does (and Doesn’t Do) for Basic Services: School Fees, School Inputs, and African Elections
From Values to Interests? The Evolution of Party Competition in New Democracies
Parties, Median Legislators, and Agenda Setting: How Legislative Institutions Matter
Increasing Inequality: The Effect of GOTV Mobilization on the Composition of the Electorate
Ryan D. Enos
Vol. 75 Presidential Address
Reflection on the Practice of Theorizing: Conditional Party Government in the 21st Century
The Micro-Foundations of Party System Stability in Legislatures
Territorial Issues, Audience Costs, and the Democratic Peace: The Importance of Issue Salience
Douglas M. Gibler
The Information Dynamics of Vertical Stare Decisis
James F. Spriggs II
Anthony A. Stenger
Congressmen in Exile: The Politics and Consequences of Involuntary Committee Removal
Eleanor Neff Powell
Separate and Suspicious: Local Social and Political Context and Ethnic Tolerance in Kenya
Majority Status and Variation in Informational Organization
Multiparty Government, Fiscal Institutions, and Public Spending
Economic Performance, Individual Evaluations and the Vote: Investigating the Causal Mechanism
Explaining the Marginalization of Women in Legislative Institutions
Yann P. Kerevel
Lonna Rae Atkeson
Are We There Yet? The Voting Rights Act and Black Representation on City Councils, 1981-2006
Terrorism in the Context of Civil War
Childhood Socialization and Political Attitudes: Evidence From a Natural Experiment
The Administrative Foundation of the Rule of Law
Can Candidates Activate or Deactivate the Economic Vote? Evidence From Two Mexican Elections
Religion and Redistributive Voting in Western Europe
Tides of Disagreement: How Reality Facilitates (and Inhibits) Partisan Public Opinion
The Swing Justice
The Influence of Competing Identity Primes on Political Preferences
Samara Mani Klar
Religious Participation, Social Conservatism, and Human Development
David A. Siegel