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In defence of ‘Toma’: algorithmic enhancement of a sense of justice (2020)
Book Chapter
Stevens, D. (2020). In defence of ‘Toma’: algorithmic enhancement of a sense of justice. In Life and the Law in the Era of Data-Driven AgencyEdward Elgar Publishing

Despite serious reservations over issues of transparency, accountability, bias, and the like, algorithms offer a potentially significant contribution to furthering human well-being via the influencing of beliefs, desires, and choices. Should governme... Read More

"Corresponding Views"? The Role of Harriet Taylor in the Development of John Stuart Mill's Socialism (2019)
Journal Article
McCabe, H. (in press). "Corresponding Views"? The Role of Harriet Taylor in the Development of John Stuart Mill's Socialism. Nineteenth-Century Prose,

John Stuart Mill’s assertion that his politics were best described as ‘under the general designation of Socialist’ is often ignored, and – where acknowledged – blamed on his wife, Harriet Taylor. In this article, I explore this particular ‘Harriet Ta... Read More

'All of "Liberty, Equality and Fraternity", which is capable of being realised': John Stuart Mill on 'Legitimate Socialism' and the 1848 Revolution in Paris (2019)
Journal Article
McCabe, H. (in press). 'All of "Liberty, Equality and Fraternity", which is capable of being realised': John Stuart Mill on 'Legitimate Socialism' and the 1848 Revolution in Paris. Revue philosophique de la France et de l'étranger,

John Stuart Mill records in his Autobiography that, by the mid-to-late 1840s, his politics were ‘under the general designation of Socialist’. The 1848 revolutions increased his knowledge of types of socialism; and also made it – he felt – more-possib... Read More

Alasdair MacIntyre, utopianism and the politics of social institutions (2019)
Journal Article
Burns, T. (2019). Alasdair MacIntyre, utopianism and the politics of social institutions. International Critical Thought, https://doi.org/10.1080/21598282.2019.1647550

In what follows I shall consider what Alasdair MacIntyre has to say about utopianism, from the standpoint of someone who has an interest in the kind of politics that takes place within social institutions. The discussion has two parts. In the first p... Read More

Soft Power Determinants in the World and Implications for China: A Quantitative Test of Joseph Nye's Theory on Three Soft Power Resources and of the Positive Peace Agreement (2019)
Journal Article
Lai, H. (in press). Soft Power Determinants in the World and Implications for China: A Quantitative Test of Joseph Nye's Theory on Three Soft Power Resources and of the Positive Peace Agreement. Copenhagen Journal of Asian Studies,

Statistical tests are conducted on two explanations of soft power. One is Joseph Nye's argument that political values, foreign policy, and cultural appeals shape soft power, and the other is the positive peace argument which suggests the significant... Read More

Harriet Taylor (2019)
Book Chapter
McCabe, H. (2019). Harriet Taylor. In Palgrave Encyclopedia of Victorian Women's WritingSpringer

Mill’s ‘Modern’ Radicalism Re-Examined: Joseph Persky’s The Political Economy of Progress (2019)
Journal Article
McCabe, H. (2019). Mill’s ‘Modern’ Radicalism Re-Examined: Joseph Persky’s The Political Economy of Progress. Utilitas, doi:10.1017/S0953820819000244

In The Political Economy of Progress, Joseph Persky argues for seeing J.S. Mill as a consistent ‘radical’ with much to offer modern ‘radical’ political discourse. In this article, I further this claim with consideration of Mill's political philosophy... Read More

Resurgent Remain and a Rebooted Revolt on the Right: Exploring the 2019 European Parliament Elections in the United Kingdom (2019)
Journal Article
Cutts, D., Goodwin, M., Heath, O., Holloway, R., & Milazzo, C. (2019). Resurgent Remain and a Rebooted Revolt on the Right: Exploring the 2019 European Parliament Elections in the United Kingdom. Political Quarterly, doi:10.1111/1467-923X.12736

The 2019 European Parliament (EP) election took place against the backdrop of the vote for Brexit and the failure of parliament to agree on a withdrawal agreement. Nigel Farage's new Brexit Party topped the poll and the pro-Remain Liberal Democrats,... Read More

Techniques of covert propaganda: the British approach in the mid-1960s (2019)
Journal Article
Cormac, R. (2019). Techniques of covert propaganda: the British approach in the mid-1960s. Intelligence and National Security, 1-6. doi:10.1080/02684527.2019.1645434

In early 2019, the British government declassified a tranche of Information Research Department files. Among them is a candid and concise overview of British thinking about covert propaganda, complete with a list of examples of British forgery operat... Read More

Lenin on library organisation in socialist society (2019)
Journal Article
Pateman, J. (2019). Lenin on library organisation in socialist society. Library and Information History, 35(2), 98-109. doi:10.1080/17583489.2019.1632575

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, founder of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and leader of the first Socialist State in the world, devoted great attention from the very first days of the soviet power to the education of the people, to organising the wor... Read More

How Do Inclusionary and Exclusionary Autocracies Affect Ordinary People? (2019)
Journal Article
Neundorf, A., Gerschewski, J., & Olar, R. (2019). How Do Inclusionary and Exclusionary Autocracies Affect Ordinary People?. Comparative Political Studies, https://doi.org/10.1177/0010414019858958

We propose a distinction between inclusionary and exclusionary autocratic ruling strategies and develop novel theoretical propositions on the legacy that these strategies leave on citizens' political attitudes once the autocratic regime broke down. U... Read More

Multiple Systems Analysis for the Quantification of Modern Slavery: Classical and Bayesian approaches (2019)
Journal Article
Silverman, B. W. (in press). Multiple Systems Analysis for the Quantification of Modern Slavery: Classical and Bayesian approaches. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A,

Multiple systems estimation is a key approach for quantifying hidden populations such as the number of victims of modern slavery. The UK Government published an estimate of 10,000 to 13,000 victims, constructed by the present author, as part of the s... Read More

The politics of CPEC: the impact of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor on Pakistan's federal system (2019)
Journal Article
Boni, F., & Adeney, K. (in press). The politics of CPEC: the impact of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor on Pakistan's federal system. Asian Survey,

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is often portrayed as the flagship project of the new economic and political architecture envisaged by China as the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). With official figures suggesting a $62 billion CPEC-relate... Read More

Testing the "China Model" of Meritocratic Promotions: Do Democracies Reward Less Competent Ministers than Autocracies? (2019)
Journal Article
Lee, D. S., & Schuler, P. J. (2019). Testing the "China Model" of Meritocratic Promotions: Do Democracies Reward Less Competent Ministers than Autocracies?. Comparative Political Studies, https://doi.org/10.1177/0010414019858962

Proponents of the "China Model" suggest that autocracies, particularly in East Asia, reward competence more than democracies. However, a competing literature argues that autocracies are less likely to reward competence because autocrats fear that com... Read More

Unintended consequences of negative campaigning: Backlash and second-preference boost effects in a multi-party context (2019)
Journal Article
Walter, A. S., & van der Eijk, C. (2019). Unintended consequences of negative campaigning: Backlash and second-preference boost effects in a multi-party context. British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 21(3), 612-629. https://doi.org/10.1177/1369148119842038

This study examines effects of negative campaigning by political parties on citizens’ electoral preferences in the 2015 General Election in England. We do so by using a large Internet panel study and an operationalisation of (perceived) negative camp... Read More

Negotiating imitation: Examining the interactions of consultants and their clients to understand institutionalization as translation (2019)
Journal Article
Gill, M. J., McGivern, G., Sturdy, A., Pereira, S., Gill, D. J., & Dopson, S. (2019). Negotiating imitation: Examining the interactions of consultants and their clients to understand institutionalization as translation. British Journal of Management, doi:10.1111/1467-8551.12372

Organizational scholars increasingly view institutionalization as a process through which actors adapt or translate seemingly successful practices in a field to create variations that are specific to their own organization. Yet little is known about... Read More

Refocusing group work on collaborative learning and diversifying assessments in political science departments (2019)
Journal Article
Burcu, O. (2019). Refocusing group work on collaborative learning and diversifying assessments in political science departments. European Political Science, 1-18. doi:10.1057/s41304-019-00212-6

Group work is an essential aspect of our personal, educational and professional development, yet it is not a common method of assessment in Politics and International Relations departments at British Universities. This study explores how instructors... Read More

Russian responses to the changing character of war (2019)
Journal Article
Renz, B. (2019). Russian responses to the changing character of war. International Affairs, 95(4), 817-834. doi:10.1093/ia/iiz100

For much of the post-Soviet era there was a widespread belief that improving capabilities required for dealing with local small wars and insurgencies was the central focus of Russian military reforms. As a result, Moscow's military assertiveness and... Read More