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On SAGE Insight: Online abuse of women bloggers in Germany, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States

Article title: Fighting for recognition: Online abuse of women bloggers in Germany, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States From New Media & Society Some 25 years after the advent of the World Wide Web, online abuse, especially of women … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Why do young people join parties? The influence of individual resources on motivation

From Party Politics         Party membership is usually explained either by resource-based models such as the socioeconomic standard model or with the incentives that a membership can provide. The former approach stresses the role of skills, availability, and social position, … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Do political parties listen to the(ir) public? Public opinion–party linkage on specific policy issues

From Party Politics Political parties are a crucial link between the public and policy outcomes. However, few studies have considered who political parties are responsive to when they take positions on specific policy proposals. In many normative definitions of democratic … Continue reading

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Gorbachev’s lessons from Chernobyl are valuable in light of Japan’s nuclear crisis

Chernobyl 25 years later: Many lessons learned  From Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Dramatic events over the last week have produced heartbreaking images from Japan as its people face unimaginable adversity. In the wake of an earthquake of historic proportions, … Continue reading

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Gorbachev reflects on lessons learned from the Chernobyl disaster

Chernobyl 25 years later: Many lessons learned  From Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists The former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev contributes this essay to the special issue – Chernobyl: 25 years later where he looks back at the catastrophic accident in … Continue reading

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