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On SAGE Insight: Much ado about nothing? The (non-) politicisation of the European Union in social media debates on migration

From European Union Politics In the course of the financial and debt crises, scholars have argued that ‘politics is back’ in the European Union (EU) and that politicisation cannot be reversed. Authors of this paper investigate this claim using a … 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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Republicans trust science – except when it comes to health insurance and gay adoption

Does partisanship shape attitudes toward science and public policy? The case for ideology and religion From The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science This study finds that while Democrats are generally more “pro-science” than other political … Continue reading

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Testing the trade relations theory that we are usually reluctant to “fight our customers”

Trade and foreign policy attitudes From Journal of Conflict Resolution This forty-seven-country survey focuses on attitudes toward two major participants in the international trading system, the United States and China. The study tests the liberal international relations theory that trade … Continue reading

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