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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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04 NovPolitical unrest after the Bosnian war: Has the peace agreement brought stability to BiH?


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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28 Oct#OccupySU! or why are Bulgarian students occupying their Universities


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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27 OctUrban bias – modernization pathway or hurdle in Eastern Europe?


According to most nationalist fairytales fluttered around throughout history in the CEE countries a nation should be modern, urbanized and economically…

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