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Variations in formal structures of neighborhood organizations and their effects on member involvement
The question of what effect formal structures of neighborhood organizations have on member involvement has largely been ignored in the body of research on neighborhood politics. Yet mandatory and voluntary neighborhood ...
A theory of escalation: The use of coercive bargaining strategies in international conflict
This thesis is a theoretical and empirical investigation of the escalation process that results when states are in dispute over some issue(s) in the international system. Escalation is viewed as a cost-imposing bargaining ...
Legislative decision-making under multiple referral
A large proportion of the most important legislation considered by the U.S. House of Representatives is now referred to more than one committee. This study examines the impact that multiple referral has had on committee, ...