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Electoral competition and the structure of state legislatures: Organizational complexity and party building
A new examination of the linkages between electoral competition and the development of partisan organizations with their relationship to roll-call voting is generated. The study found a close association between variable ...
Reaping gains through the organizational party: Delegation to party leaders of the United States House of Representatives
Why do House members delegate authority to party leaders? This dissertation provides a new theory to address this question. It explains why it is individually and collectively rational for congressional members to delegate ...
Target types and the efficacy of economic sanctions
This study of economic sanctions examines the contribution of the target country to sanction outcomes. The theoretical foundation of this research is predicated on the role that target country political attributes play in ...
The role of political campaigns in state legislative elections
Campaigns are an important but under-studied component of legislative elections. How candidates allocate their financial and material resources during the course of a political campaign has implications not only for election ...