Government & Politics Theses and Dissertations

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  • How Rebels Get What They Want 

    McWeeney, Margaret (2021)
    This dissertation examines the often-unseen nonviolent world of nonviolence in armed rebellion. Although states often act and react to violent rebellion, recent research has highlighted nonviolent, governance and service ...
  • Taking Perspective: A Theory of Prejudice Reduction and Political Attitudes 

    Safarpour, Alauna C. (2021)
    This dissertation develops and tests Engagement, Perspective-Taking, and Re-calibration (EPR), a theory of how to reduce prejudice and its consequences on political attitudes. I theorize that an intervention that uses ...
  • WHY SOCIAL MOVEMENTS BECOME SUSTAINED: THE ROLE OF DECISION-MAKING PROCESSES IN SOCIAL MOVEMENT ORGANIZATION SURVIVAL 

    Partridge, Diana M (2021)
    Why do some social movements become sustained while others fade away? Is it chance, the strength of the grievances, the type of claims, access to resources, or some other movement feature? Current social movement theory ...
  • CONTAGION AND CIVIL CONFLICTS 

    Westhelle, Felipe (2021)
    Previous research has shown that conflict is associated with the spread of diseases and the destruction of a country’s public health infrastructure. This work complements this field of research by providing a novel and ...
  • Recontracting Global Governance 

    Lugg, Andrew David (2020)
    This dissertation introduces an original theory explaining how international organizations (IOs) evolve in response to changing member dynamics. I argue that member states create new subsidiary IOs, which I call linked ...

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