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Boycotting and Buycotting in Consumer Cultures: Political Consumerism in North America  

Meredith A. Katz

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Feb 2019
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Sep 2018
This chapter presents a historical overview of political consumerism in the United States and Canada, highlighting how societal and cultural shifts have influenced participation over time. ... More

The Causes and Consequences of Terrorism in Sub-Saharan Africa: a recapitulation  

Juliet U. Elu and Gregory N. Price

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Mar 2019
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Apr 2019
This chapter provides an overview and recapitulation on the causes and consequences of terrorism in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). While terrorism is a global phenomenon, counterterrorism policy ... More

Determinants of Voting Behaviour  

Marta Fraile and Enrique Hernández

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Feb 2020
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Mar 2020
This chapter provides an overview of the main correlates of voting behaviour in Spain. Through a review of existing studies we first offer an outline of the most relevant factors associated ... More

Electoral Behavior in Israel  

Assaf Shapira and Gideon Rahat

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Oct 2019
This chapter reviews, analyzes, and explains general patterns of electoral behavior in national elections in Israel from 1949 to 2019. It examines both patterns of voter turnout and the ... More

In the Trenches with Fela: Reassessing Protest Political Music Culture before the Fourth Republic  

Garhe Osiebe

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Oct 2018
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Nov 2018
This chapter focuses on the protest political music works produced between Nigeria’s independence and her redemocratization in 1999. It is an intervention on the unconsciously held view ... More

Islamic Social Movements and Political Unrest in Nigerian History  

Abimbola Adesoji

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Oct 2018
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Nov 2018
Islamic movements have emerged nationally and globally with diverse ideologies and strategies but with the seemingly common goal of purifying, promoting, defending, or entrenching the cause ... More

Israel’s Wars  

David Tal

The history of Israel is framed by wars. However, the nature of Israel’s wars has changed over time, from mainly infantry-based warfare to modern armor warfare, and from conventional ... More

Political Communication and Israeli Politics  

Dana Markowitz-Elfassi, Tamir Sheafer, Yariv Tsfati, Gabriel Weimann, and Gadi Wolfsfeld

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Sep 2018
This chapter presents a critical discussion of the symbiosis between media and politics in Israel. Theoretically, the Israeli media operate in a pluralistic, democratic, and advanced ... More

Political Culture and Israeli Politics  

Gal Ariely

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Oct 2018
This chapter provides a broad overview of the political culture in Israel. It begins by discussing whether a single Israeli political culture can indeed be identified. It then surveys the ... More

The Political Struggles of Nigerian Labor  

Jon Kraus

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Oct 2018
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Nov 2018
The chapter examines the political struggles of Nigerian trade unions during the diverse labor regimes since independence. Labor regimes are the complex of laws, institutions, and practices ... More

Politicizing Consumption in Latin America  

Fátima Portilho and Michele Micheletti

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Feb 2019
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Aug 2018
Latin America is not only a region where labelled goods are produced for the Northern hemisphere. It is also a region where consumption has been politicized. Political consumerism takes a ... More

A Practitioner’s Guide to Ethical Web Data Collection  

Alan Mislove and Christo Wilson

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Feb 2020
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Nov 2018
The Web today offers a tremendous number of sites and services that can provide useful data for researchers. Websites ranging from online social networks (e.g., Facebook, Twitter), to ... More

Public Opinion in Israel: The Sociodemographic Nexus  

Tamar Hermann

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Apr 2019
In Israel, as in many other countries, the impact of public opinion on national policymaking has increased dramatically over the last few decades. In fact, public opinion has practically ... More

Social Movements  

Eduardo Romanos

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Feb 2020
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Mar 2020
According to cross-national surveys, Spaniards are among the Europeans who participate the most in street protests. At the same time, Spanish social movements have been generally understood ... More

Sociopolitical Cleavages in Israel  

Uri Ram

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Jan 2019
This chapter sketches the evolution of the cleavages perspective in Israel and offers a sociohistorical overview of four major cleavages in Israeli society: the national one between Israeli ... More

State and Society Building in Early Israel  

Orit Rozin

This chapter portrays the political and legal regime of Israel in its early years as the product of three factors: the conscious political effort of the Zionist movement; a nation-building ... More

The Strategic Adaptation of the Populist Radical Right in Western Europe: Shifting the Party Message  

Elie Michel

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Jun 2020
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Nov 2019
Populist radical right parties have long been considered to mobilize their voters on specific issues, which they are deemed to “own.” Voters support these parties largely because of their ... More

Studying Networked Communication in the Middle East: Social Disrupter and Social Observatory  

Javier Borge-Holthoefer, Muzammil M. Hussain, and Ingmar Weber

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Feb 2020
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Dec 2018
Digital infrastructure has been rapidly embraced in the Arab Middle East and North Africa in the last decade, opening a unique window for computational social science and network data ... More

Terrorism in Asia: a rapidly spreading scourge tests the region  

Brahma Chellaney

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Mar 2019
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Apr 2019
Asia, where the vast majority of the world’s Muslims live, is the world’s most terrorism-torn region. The terrorism problem, however, is not new for Asia: The region has been wracked by ... More

Terrorism in Latin America  

Jennifer S. Holmes

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Mar 2019
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Apr 2019
Although the study of terrorism in general is rife with definitional disagreements and overlap of different types of violence, the study of terrorism in Latin America is especially ... More

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