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12 DecCan South America have a ‘European Union’?


Regional integration is seen as a tactic to strengthen the position of States in the international arena. A historical example of…

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12 DecNATO Partnership Policy: An essential element for crisis prevention?


Founded in 1949 with the signing of the Washington Treaty, NATO is a security Alliance of 28 countries from North America…

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11 DecUnder the bludgeonings of chance: Mandela and South Africa in the time of apartheid


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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07 DecCan political science theory influence political practices? The case of EU’s Open Method of Co-ordination


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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07 DecWhat does political rhetoric tell us about states in crisis?


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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28 NovThe Egypt-Iran relations: strange bedfellows


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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24 NovJets and Politics


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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17 NovThe myth of the “technocrat” in post-socialist Eastern Europe – finding legitimacy for unpopular decisions


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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17 NovFive ridiculously overused political science metaphors


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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16 NovMore than a game of crowns: The global political economy of beauty pageants


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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