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Are There Global Norms and Universal Standards of Electoral Integrity and Malpractice? Comparing Public and Expert Perceptions
(John F. Kennedy School of Government, 2012)
When international observers criticize the quality of elections, do these expert evaluations reflect ‘Western/American’ values? Or are there universal global norms of electoral integrity and malpractice which are shared ...
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse: Understanding Human Security
(John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2011)
Since the end of the Cold War, security studies have broadened to take into account a wide range of non-military threats ranging from poverty to environmental concerns rather than just national defense. Security scholars, ...
Muslim Integration into Western Cultures: Between Origins and Destinations
(John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2009)
To what extent do migrants carry their culture with them, and to what extent do they acquire the culture of their new home? The answer not only has important political implications; it also helps us understand the extent ...
Making Democratic-Governance Work: The Consequences for Prosperity
(John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University., 2011)
Does democratic governance expand wealth and prosperity? There is no consensus about this issue despite the fact that for more than half a century, rival theories about the regime-growth relationship have been repeatedly ...