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I used to blog at IPE@UNC and The Fair Jilt. Now I’m guest-blogging at Duck of Minerva. The below feed will capture posts from all of these places, and any others where I pop up.

 

  • Legal Context and Government Defendants: Some Thoughts from Travel Bans, Patents, and Aircraft Subsidy Cases March 27, 2017
    This guest post is by Todd Tucker, PhD, a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute, a research think tank connected to the FDR Presidential Library. He was previously a Gates Scholar at the University of Cambridge. His research focuses on judicial politics, international political economy, and qualitative methods, and has been featured in Journal of International [ […]
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  • WPTPN: Defining the Trumpist Insurgency March 6, 2017
    This World Politics in a Time of Populist Nationalism (WPTPN) guest post is written by Simon Frankel Pratt, a doctoral candidate at the University of Toronto. His research is on institutional politics, international norms, and the US’s security apparatus. For further information, see his website or find him on Twitter (@simon_the_pratt) Unlike other contribu […]
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  • WPTPN: The Rise of Embedded Nationalism January 30, 2017
    This World Politics in a Time of Populist Nationalism (WPTPN) guest post is written by Moonhawk Kim, who was an assistant professor of political science at the University of Colorado Boulder from 2007 to 2016. His research focused on the politics of international trade institutions. This post first appeared on his blog To Be Analyzed. Ruggie’s […]
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  • WPTPN: What an “America First” Trade Strategy Gets Wrong January 27, 2017
    This World Politics in a Time of Populist Nationalism (WPTPN) guest post is written by Layna Mosley,  Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She researches the political economy of multinational production, labor rights, and sovereign debt and can be found on Twitter @thwillow.  President Trump’s first days in office […]
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  • WPTPN: Different Paths to Regional Economic Hegemony: Russia and Turkey Compared January 23, 2017
     This World Politics in a Time of Populist Nationalism (WPTPN) guest post is written by Seçkin Köstem, an assistant professor of International Relations at Bilkent University, Ankara, and managing editor of the Review of International Political Economy. Various sub-fields of International Relations, including IPE and security studies, have explored dynamics […]
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  • WPTPN: From the Stove to the Frontlines? Gender and Populism in Latin American and Western Europe January 17, 2017
    This World Politics in a Time of Populist Nationalism (WPTPN) guest post is written by Malliga  Och and Jennifer M. Piscopo. Dr. Och (on Twitter @malligao) is an Assistant Professor in the Global Studies and Languages Department at Idaho State University. Her research focus on women’s political representation in conservative parties and she is the co-editor […]
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  • WPTPN: The Collapse of Embedded Liberalism in a Time of Populist Nationalism? December 23, 2016
    This World Politics in a Time of Populist Nationalism (WPTPN) guest post is written by Sean D. Ehrlich, an Associate Professor of Political Science at Florida State University who researches international and comparative political economy, trade policy, and democratic institutions. His first book, Access Points, was published by Oxford University Press in 20 […]
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  • WPTPN: Outlier or Laggard? Canada’s missing Neo-Nationalists December 20, 2016
    This World Politics in a Time of Populist Nationalism (WPTPN) guest post is written by Stewart Prest is a SSHRC postdoctoral fellow at Carleton University’s Norman Paterson School of International Affairs in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. His research focuses on civil conflict and non-violent resistance, and the role of local institutions in shaping patterns of co […]
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  • WPTPN: The Anti-Corruption Racket: How Demonetization Cements Modi’s Mantle December 19, 2016
      This World Politics in a Time of Populist Nationalism (WPTPN) guest post is written by Nikhil Kalyanpur, a PhD student in Government at Georgetown University. He researches business-government relations and the relationship between security and finance. While Donald Trump has naturally dominated headlines across the world this past month, his chauvinistic […]
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  • WPTPN: The Construction of a Chinese Hierarchic Order in the Global South December 15, 2016
    This World Politics in a Time of Populist Nationalism (WPTPN) guest post is written by Ahsan Butt, an Assistant Professor at the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University. His book, Secession and Security: Explaining State Strategy against Separatists, will be published next year by Cornell University Press. The future of a U.S.-led [… […]
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  • WPTPN: The Loss of the American Narrative December 14, 2016
    This World Politics in a Time of Populist Nationalism (WPTPN) guest post is written by Aida A. Hozić is an Associate Professor of International Relations at the University of Florida. This blogpost draws on a chapter prepared for Hegemony and Leadership in the International Political Economy, edited by Alan Cafruny and Herman M. Schwartz (Lynne Rienner, […] […]
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  • WPTPN: Trump and The End of Taken-For-Grantedness: When the Exception Becomes the Rule December 13, 2016
    This World Politics in a Time of Populist Nationalism (WPTPN) guest post is written by Antje Wiener, Professor of Political Science and Global Governance at the University of Hamburg, visiting fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at Cambridge University (September – December 2016), and 2015-2017 holder of the “Opus Magnum Fellowship” funded […]
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  • WPTPN: Civil Society Resistance in Liberal Democracies in a Time of Rising Non-Accountability December 12, 2016
    This World Politics in a Time of Populist Nationalism (WPTPN) guest post is written by Dr Cynthia Banham, a University of Queensland Post-Doctoral Fellow at the School of Political Science and International Studies. She is also a Visitor at the School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) at the Australian National University. Her forthcoming book, [… […]
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  • WPTPN: How Vladimir Putin Became the Oracle of the East December 8, 2016
    This World Politics in a Time of Populist Nationalism (WPTPN) guest post is written by Emily Holland and Hadas Aron, PhD Candidates in Political Science at Columbia University. Holland’s research focuses on energy politics, political development, Russian politics and East/Central Europe. Aron studies right wing populism and nationalism with a regional focus […]
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  • WPTPN: Global Cities in a Time of Populist Nationalism December 7, 2016
    This World Politics in a Time of Populist Nationalism (WPTPN) guest post is written by Fiona B. Adamson, an Associate Professor of International Relations at SOAS, University of London.  In the aftermath of the UK Brexit vote, London Mayor Sadiq Khan and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo issued a joint letter committing themselves to work more closely […]
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  • WPTPN: Will Populist Nationalism Lead to Great-Power War? December 6, 2016
    This World Politics in a Time of Populist Nationalism (WPTPN) guest post is written by Louis F. Cooper. His online writing includes “Reflections on U.S. Foreign Policy” at the U.S. Intellectual History Blog (July 16, 2014). His Ph.D. is from the School of International Service, American University. The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars of 1792-1815, [ […]
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  • WPTPN: An Inconvenient Post-Truth Post December 5, 2016
    This World Politics in a Time of Populist Nationalism (WPTPN) guest post is written by Robert Y. Shum, an Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Studies at The College at Brockport, State University of New York (SUNY). Does the Paris Agreement, and the likely withdrawal therefrom by the Trump administration, matter? On the surface, […] […]
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  • WPTPN: Recommended Non-Duck Readings for the Weekend December 4, 2016
    I plan to post relevant items for the World Politics in a Time of Populist Nationalism (WPTPN) group somewhat regularly, so please send links to me via Twitter (@whinecough or the #WPTPN hashtag) or e-mail (wkwineco _ at _ indiana _ dot _ edu). For more information on the WPTPN series see this post. Follow WPTPN […]
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  • WPTPN: The Legitimacy of American Hegemony in the Age of Trump December 3, 2016
    This World Politics in a Time of Populist Nationalism (WPTPN) guest post is written by Daniel Braaten, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Texas Lutheran University.  His main research interests are in the areas of global governance, human rights, and U.S. foreign policy.  His research has been published in the Review of International Studies, Journa […]
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  • WPTPN: Lessons from Turkey: Populist Nationalism and the Threat to Democracy November 30, 2016
    This World Politics in a Time of Populist Nationalism (WPTPN) guest post is written by Gizem Zencirci, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Providence College. Her research interests include political Islam, neoliberalism and social policy, and Middle East politics.  The rise of the AK Party in Turkey and its consolidation of power is a case with […] […]
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  • The Relative Strangeness of Brian De Palma on Mission: Impossible June 13, 2016
    This is a guest post by Navarre Megali, a filmmaking student at UNCSA and North Carolina transplant by way of California, where he enjoys a saturation of craft beer and the use of the word “barbecue” as a noun. While it isn’t uncommon these days to have “auteur” filmmakers behind big Hollywood franchises, it was practically […]
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  • The Mission: Impossible Soundtrack as Mere Shadow of the Glory of 1990s Soundtracks May 25, 2016
    Film soundtracks were at their best in the 1990s. It was an important genre in the last pre-download era, because it provided space for down-list acts. And in the 1990s, record companies’ down-list acts, at various points, included Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Mazzy Star, Bjork, Pulp, the Flaming Lips, the Cardigans, and other art rock […]
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  • Programming Note: The Fair Jilt Does Mission: Impossible May 23, 2016
    This week is the 20th anniversary of the first Mission: Impossible film. For reasons that seem strange even to us, we are celebrating this anniversary with a symposium on the film. Over the next week or two we’ll be posting essays on a variety of M:I aspects: analyzing it as a film, locating it within the geopolitical environment […]
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  • What Does the Sanders Campaign Mean? May 12, 2016
    According to Salar Mohandesi: What we have emerging, then, is a new, diverse cohort of predominantly young people, the majority of whom belong to the working class or a collapsing “middle class,” now open to socialist ideas, clamoring for systematic change, and who are increasingly networked, trained, and experienced in organizing. The vast majority of these […]
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  • Happy Birthday, Lizzie! April 21, 2016
     
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  • Is Sanders Hypocritical for Taking Tax Deductions? No. But… April 20, 2016
    … it does de-fang a lot of his criticisms of the practices of corporations and economic elites. Before I explain why let me set the stage. Here’s Kevin Drum: This isn’t even close to hypocrisy. If you don’t like the designated hitter rule in baseball, does that mean you should send your pitcher to the plate just […]
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  • Nah, Hillary’s Doing Great March 22, 2016
    I haven’t done any election blogging yet, and I don’t plan to do much more, but here’s a tidbit. Fabio Rojas believes that Hillary Clinton may (may) have a difficult time against Trump: According to decades of political science research, incumbent parties do well if the economy is doing well. Unemployment is low and GDP is positive, […]
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  • The Fair Jilt Is Dead. Long Live The Fair Jilt. March 7, 2016
    The Fair Jilt v. 1.0 has been dormant for awhile, you may have noticed. I have decided to start over. All of the old posts have been moved to The Fair Jilt Archive and the new site will start fresh, beginning today. Amanda Grigg has agreed to stay on, but otherwise none of the previous Jilted will […]
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  • Why Did Japan Attack Pearl Harbor? March 4, 2015
    This is a guest post by Dave Hackerson. A previous post in this series is can be found here. The International Dateline is truly a fascinating thing. It’s like a magic wand of time that can both give and take, depending which way you head. Each time my family and I fly back to the Midwest, […]
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  • How Do We Know the US’ Cuba Policy Failed? December 24, 2014
    Dan Drezner has a good post on the US-Cuba détente and how it is consistent with Obama’s foreign policy pattern of seeking to alter undesirable status quo situations. I agree with all of it but the ending: …it’s hard to deny that America’s Cuba policy had failed. It’s worth asking what objective motivated America’s Cuba policy […]
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