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Cultural and Anthropological Approaches to the Study of Terrorism  

Siniša Malešević

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Mar 2019
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Apr 2019
Terrorism is often understood to be a cultural phenomenon involving different and competing ideological perceptions of social and political realities. Hence the terrorists themselves, ... More

Hans-Georg Gadamer, Truth and Method  

Joshua Foa Dienstag

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Mar 2016
Hans-Georg Gadamer’s Truth and Method offers a distinctive account of the human relationship to language and history. The book had a transformative effect on many fields, including ... More

Latent Constructs in Public Opinion  

Christopher Warshaw

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Sep 2018
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Feb 2017
Many of the most important constructs in public opinion research are abstract, latent quantities that cannot be directly observed from individual questions on surveys. Examples include ... More

A Preface to Studying Deliberation Empirically  

Andre Bächtiger

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Sep 2018
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Oct 2018
This preface to the methodological part discusses how normative theories of deliberation can be studied empirically. Despite major advances in deliberative methodology, the preface ... More

Psychological Approaches to the Study of Terrorism  

John G. Horgan

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Mar 2019
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Apr 2019
As an academic discipline, psychology would appear to be well-suited to the study of terrorist behavior. Terrorism, after all, involves statistically and socially abnormal behavior that is ... More

Queer Muslim Challenges to the Internationalization of LGBT Rights: Decolonizing International Relations Methodology through Intersectionality  

Momin Rahman

This chapter has three aims. First, it uses intersectional analysis to deconstruct the assumed opposition between Muslims and LGBT rights. It focuses on LGBT Muslim identities and ... More

Semantic Networks and Applications in Public Opinion Research  

Sijia Yang and Sandra González-Bailón

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Sep 2017
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Oct 2016
Semantic networks represent and model messages and discourse as a relational structure, emphasizing patterns of interdependence among semantic units or actors-concepts. This chapter traces ... More

Theorizing the Non-human through Spatial and Environmental Thought  

Justin Williams

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Jan 2016
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Mar 2016
This chapter explores the relationship between environmental thought and geographic spatial theory. Both lines of thought problematize the role of non-humans in political and ethical life. ... More

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