Archive

Under the bludgeonings of chance: Mandela and South Africa in the time of apartheid
December 11, 2013

In 1939, a young and hardworking student of the University College of Fort Hare was elected at the university’s Student Representative…

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Can political science theory influence political practices? The case of EU’s Open Method of Co-ordination
December 7, 2013

Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author and editor-in-chief Iva Kopraleva. When we think about political science theories…

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What does political rhetoric tell us about states in crisis?
December 7, 2013

Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author Kay-Michael Dankl. Drawing upon everyday situations as source of metaphors for…

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The Egypt-Iran relations: strange bedfellows
November 28, 2013

Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author Manar Heikal. When Egypt’s 2011 revolution succeeded in toppling then-President Hosni…

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Jets and Politics
November 24, 2013

Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author Paul Derikx. Half a decade of austerity and budget cuts, especially those…

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The myth of the “technocrat” in post-socialist Eastern Europe – finding legitimacy for unpopular decisions
November 17, 2013

When discussing post-socialist politics in Eastern Europe the Weberian framework of Politics as a Vocation is one of the most (if not THE…

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Five ridiculously overused political science metaphors
November 17, 2013

Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author and editor-in-chief Iva Kopraleva. Given the fact that I have been…

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More than a game of crowns: The global political economy of beauty pageants
November 16, 2013

When the newly crowned Miss World 2013 Megan Lynne Young arrived in the Philippines last Thursday, she was given a glorious…

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Political unrest after the Bosnian war: Has the peace agreement brought stability to BiH?
November 4, 2013

Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author Sofia Sousa. Political unrest and lack of shared vision – these…

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#OccupySU! or why are Bulgarian students occupying their Universities
October 28, 2013

Editor’s Note: This article was written by former ADV author and editor-in-chief Iva Kopraleva. Bulgarian citizens are unhappy with the government…

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