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Searching for Ecoterrorism: The Crucial Case of the Unabomber (2024)
Journal Article
Fleming, S. (2024). Searching for Ecoterrorism: The Crucial Case of the Unabomber. American Political Science Review, https://doi.org/10.1017/S000305542300148X

A key finding of recent scholarship on political violence is that environmentalists rarely, if ever, use lethal violence. Many scholars have argued that "ecoterrorism"is a misnomer for what is more accurately termed "ecotage."Large-n studies of envir... Read More about Searching for Ecoterrorism: The Crucial Case of the Unabomber.

De Systematibus Civitatum: Pufendorf on Confederations and Composite Kingdoms (2024)
Book Chapter
Holland, B. (2024). De Systematibus Civitatum: Pufendorf on Confederations and Composite Kingdoms. In P. Schröder (Ed.), Concepts and Contexts of Pufendorf's International Legal and Political Thought (41-58). Oxford University Press (OUP)

This chapter investigates Pufendorf’s concept of systema civitatum or ‘system of states’. The chapter illuminates the concept by excavating it in several contexts. First, it examines the evolution of the term in Pufendorf’s own writings, from his ear... Read More about De Systematibus Civitatum: Pufendorf on Confederations and Composite Kingdoms.

Intelligence warning in the Ukraine war, Autumn 2021–Summer 2022 (2024)
Journal Article
Gustafson, K., Lomas, D., & Wagner, S. (2024). Intelligence warning in the Ukraine war, Autumn 2021–Summer 2022. Intelligence and National Security, 39(3), https://doi.org/10.1080/02684527.2024.2322214

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 is a unique case study of the use of warning intelligence. The article shows that whilst Russia’s invasion has sparked a wave of interest on aspects of intelligence, including the use of open source and ‘... Read More about Intelligence warning in the Ukraine war, Autumn 2021–Summer 2022.

Authoritarianism, democracy and de/centralization in federations: what connections? (2023)
Journal Article
Dardanelli, P., Kincaid, J., Adeney, K., Moscovich, L., Olmeda, J. C., Schlegel, R., …Lacroix Eussler, S. (2023). Authoritarianism, democracy and de/centralization in federations: what connections?. Regional and Federal Studies, 33(5), 577-606. https://doi.org/10.1080/13597566.2023.2274861

What is the impact of democracy/authoritarianism regime change on de/centralization in federations? Based on the annual coding of three politico-institutional aspects, 22 policy fields, and five fiscal categories, this article maps de/centralization... Read More about Authoritarianism, democracy and de/centralization in federations: what connections?.

The Foreign Office ‘Thought Police’: Foreign Office Security, the Security Department and the ‘Missing Diplomats’, 1940 – 1952 (2023)
Journal Article
Lomas, D., & Murphy, C. J. (2023). The Foreign Office ‘Thought Police’: Foreign Office Security, the Security Department and the ‘Missing Diplomats’, 1940 – 1952. Diplomacy and Statecraft, 34(3), 433-463. https://doi.org/10.1080/09592296.2023.2239638

The protection of diplomats, embassies and sensitive information has always been an important aspect of diplomacy. Today, security is an accepted norm of day-to-day diplomatic work, yet the importance of security in the UK Foreign Office was not alwa... Read More about The Foreign Office ‘Thought Police’: Foreign Office Security, the Security Department and the ‘Missing Diplomats’, 1940 – 1952.

(Mis)managing Macroprudential Expectations: How Central Banks Govern Financial and Climate Tail Risks (2023)
Book
Morris, J. H., & Collins, H. (2023). (Mis)managing Macroprudential Expectations: How Central Banks Govern Financial and Climate Tail Risks. Edward Elgar. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781800887596

Using a range of calculative devices, (Mis)managing Macroprudential Expectations explores the methods used by central banks to predict and govern the tail risks that could impact financial stability. Through an in-depth case study, the book utilises... Read More about (Mis)managing Macroprudential Expectations: How Central Banks Govern Financial and Climate Tail Risks.

Federalism and regime change: De/centralization in Pakistan – 1956–2020 (2022)
Journal Article
Adeney, K., & Boni, F. (2023). Federalism and regime change: De/centralization in Pakistan – 1956–2020. Regional and Federal Studies, 33(5), 725-753. https://doi.org/10.1080/13597566.2022.2126456

The extent to which de/centralization is shaped by regime change in federations that have experienced periods of autocratic rule is yet to be fully explored. To this end, this article measures static and dynamic de/centralization in Pakistan–a federa... Read More about Federalism and regime change: De/centralization in Pakistan – 1956–2020.

Bearing Witness: Contemporary Slave Narratives and the Global Antislavery Movement (2022)
Book
Nicholson, A. (2022). Bearing Witness: Contemporary Slave Narratives and the Global Antislavery Movement. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP). https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009039741

Since the 1990s, modern slavery has been recognized as a global problem, with campaigners around the world providing assessments of its nature and extent, its drivers, and possible solutions for ending it. However, largely absent from the global anti... Read More about Bearing Witness: Contemporary Slave Narratives and the Global Antislavery Movement.

Nuclear war as a predictable surprise (2022)
Journal Article
Rendall, M. (2022). Nuclear war as a predictable surprise. Global Policy, 13(5), 782-791. https://doi.org/10.1111/1758-5899.13142

Like asteroids, hundred-year floods and pandemic disease, thermonuclear war is a low-frequency, high-impact threat. In the long run, catastrophe is inevitable if nothing is done − yet each successive government and generation may fail to address it.... Read More about Nuclear war as a predictable surprise.

Participatory Photography, Ethical Storytelling, and Modern Slavery Survivor Voices: Adapting to COVID-19 (2022)
Book Chapter
Haji, A. A., Baya, R., Brady, E., McCabe, H., Manji, Y., & Otiende, S. (2022). Participatory Photography, Ethical Storytelling, and Modern Slavery Survivor Voices: Adapting to COVID-19. In M. do Carmo dos Santos Gonçalves, R. Gutwald, T. Kleibl, R. Lutz, N. Noyoo, & J. Twikirize (Eds.), The Coronavirus Crisis and Challenges to Social Development: Global Perspectives (371-380). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-84678-7_31

Conducting a truly participatory research project between partners in the Global North and Global South brings challenges in normal circumstances, yet when the COVID-19 pandemic forced our project to pause, we overcame multiple additional challenges... Read More about Participatory Photography, Ethical Storytelling, and Modern Slavery Survivor Voices: Adapting to COVID-19.

The Impact of COVID-19 on Survivors of Human Trafficking in Kenya: A Participatory Approach (2021)
Journal Article
Brady, E., McCabe, H., Otiende, S., Baya, R., Manji, Y., Sorby, R., …Muhunyo, M. (2021). The Impact of COVID-19 on Survivors of Human Trafficking in Kenya: A Participatory Approach. Journal of Modern Slavery, 6(2), 247-266

Researchers and practitioners are increasingly calling for the involvement of survivors of human trafficking at all levels of, and in all areas of, anti-trafficking research, policy, work and legislation. Although it is now quite common for survivors... Read More about The Impact of COVID-19 on Survivors of Human Trafficking in Kenya: A Participatory Approach.

Consequences of context : how the social, political, and economic environment affects voting (2021)
Book
Schmitt, H., Segatti, P., & van der Eijk, C. (Eds.). (2021). Consequences of context : how the social, political, and economic environment affects voting. Rowman & Littlefield

This book presents the most extensive study to date of how context influences citizens’ electoral behaviour. Context consists of aspects of the political, economic and social domains, and citizens’ electoral behaviour involves their participation in... Read More about Consequences of context : how the social, political, and economic environment affects voting.

Battling Over Social Media: Public Protest and State Responses concerning Dr Li Wenliang’s Death in China (2021)
Journal Article
Lai, H. (2021). Battling Over Social Media: Public Protest and State Responses concerning Dr Li Wenliang’s Death in China. East Asian Policy, 13(2), 36-48. https://doi.org/10.1142/S1793930521000118

This article conducts a case study regarding the reactions by the public and the state on the internet to the death of Dr Li Wenliang, a whistleblower revealing the Covid-19 outbreak in China. It addresses the ongoing debate in the literature regardi... Read More about Battling Over Social Media: Public Protest and State Responses concerning Dr Li Wenliang’s Death in China.

Consequences of Context: What Did We Learn? (2021)
Book Chapter
VAN DER EIJK, C., Segatti, P., & Schmitt, H. (2021). Consequences of Context: What Did We Learn?. In H. Schmitt, P. Segatti, & C. van der Eijk (Eds.), Consequences of Context: How the Social, Political and Economic Environment Affects Voting (227-242). London: Rowman & Littlefield / ECPR Press

Ideological Structuring (2021)
Book Chapter
VAN DER EIJK, C., De Sio, L., & Vezzoni, C. (2021). Ideological Structuring. In H. Schmitt, P. Segatti, & C. van der Eijk (Eds.), Consequences of Context: How the Social, Political and Economic Environment Affects Voting (187-204). London: Rowman & Littlefield / ECPR Press

The Point of Departure: Microlevel Models of Electoral Behaviour (2021)
Book Chapter
Schmitt, H., Segatti, P., & VAN DER EIJK, C. (2021). The Point of Departure: Microlevel Models of Electoral Behaviour. In H. Schmitt, P. Segatti, & C. van der Eijk (Eds.), Consequences of Context: How the Social, Political and Economic Environment Affects Voting (45-60). London: Rowman & Littlefield / ECPR Press