American Journal of Political Science, Volume 54, Issue 4 (October 2010)

October 2010
Volume 54
Issue 4
Pages 837-1002

Note: this is often the complete textual content of the October factor manually pieced jointly from the person articles.

Editorial (pages 837–838), Rick. ok Wilson

Valuing range in Political enterprises: Gender and Token Minorities within the U.S. condo of Representatives (pages 839–854), Kristin Kanthak and George A. Krause

Inequality and the Dynamics of Public Opinion: The Self-Reinforcing hyperlink among fiscal Inequality and Mass personal tastes (pages 855–870), Nathan J. Kelly and Peter okay. Enns

Locating very best courtroom critiques in Doctrine area (pages 871–890), Tom S. Clark and Benjamin Lauderdale

Strategic Defiance and Compliance within the U.S. Courts of Appeals (pages 891–905), Chad Westerland, Jeffrey A. Segal, Lee Epstein, Charles M. Cameron and Scott

Deciding to supply: neighborhood judgements on delivering Social Welfare (pages 906–920), Michael Craw

Unpacking LogM: towards a extra basic thought of social gathering approach Density (pages 921–935), David Lowery, Simon Otjes, Sergiu Gherghina, Arjen Van Witteloostuijn, Gabor Peli and Holly Brasher

Leader Survival, Revolutions, and the character of presidency Finance (pages 936–950), Bruce Bueno De Mesquita and Alastair Smith

Settled Borders and Regime style: Democratic Transitions as effects of peaceable Territorial Transfers (pages 951–968), Douglas M. Gibler and Jaroslav Tir

The technique of Territorial clash (pages 969–987), David B. Carter

The Minos and the Socratic exam of legislation (pages 988–1002), Mark J. Lutz

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