Title:Oil and civil conflict : can public spending have a mitigation effect? Author(s):BODEA, Cristina; HIGASHIJIMA, Masaaki; SINGH, Raju JanDate:2016Citation:
- World development, 2016, Vol. 78, pp. 1-12
Type:ArticleAbstract:This paper explores the conditions under which public spending could minimize violent conflict related to oil wealth. Previous work on the resource curse suggests that oil can lead to violent conflict because it increases ...
Title:Child care time, parents' well-being, and gender : evidence from the American time use survey Author(s):ROETERS, Anne; GRACIA, PabloDate:2016Citation:
- Journal of child and family studies, 2016, Vol. 25, No. 8, pp. 2469–2479
Type:ArticleAbstract:This study used data from the ‘Well Being Module’ of the 2010 American Time Use Survey (N = 1699) to analyze how parents experience child care time in terms of meaning and stress levels. Multivariate multilevel regressions ...
Title:Social stratification and parental care : an analysis of the Spanish case Author(s):GRACIA, PabloDate:2016Citation:
- La Caixa 'social observatory' articles, 2016, OnlineOnly
Type:ArticleAbstract:Researching parental care in different social environments is essential if we want to understand the extent of social inequalities in children's development. This article analyses data from a Time Use Survey (2009-2010) ...
Title:Contact and community : the role of social interactions for a political identity Author(s):STOECKEL, FlorianDate:2016Citation:
- Political psychology. 2016, Vol. 37, No. 3, pp. 431-442
Type:ArticleAbstract:Can social interaction contribute to a sense of community that transcends national borders? This question was initially raised by Deutsch (1953) and revived by Fligstein (2008). My analysis makes two contributions to this ...
Title:The British and the invention of the Middle-East : an essay on plural geographies Author(s):CROUZET, Guillemette AlineDate:2016Citation:
- Esprit, 2016, No. 5, pp. 31-46
Title:Emigration agents and the agency of the urban press : approaches to Transatlantic migration in Hungary, 1880s–1914 Author(s):STRANER, KatalinDate:2016Citation:
- Journal of migration history, 2016, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 352–374
Type:ArticleAbstract:This article argues the importance of the urban press in shaping public opinion about transatlantic migration using the representation of emigration agents and agencies in the Hungarian press in the late nineteenth and ...
Title:Why is the proliferation security initiative a problematic solution? Author(s):ONDERCO, Michal; VAN HOOFT, Paul AlexanderDate:2016Citation:
- Chinese journal of international politics, 2016, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 81-108
Type:ArticleAbstract:Informal institutions such as the Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) have increasingly been at the forefront of global efforts to counter proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Yet a number of countries with ...
Title:Is age a case for electoral quotas? : applying a benchmark for affirmative action in politics Author(s):TRANTIDIS, ArisDate:2016Citation:
- Representation : journal of representative democracy, 2016, Vol. 52, No. 3, pp. 149-161
Type:ArticleAbstract:Is age a suitable case for electoral quotas on the same grounds invoked for women in politics? If affirmative action should not be arbitrarily applied to a few social groups, we must specify the conditions that could serve ...
Title:Personality traits and the propensity to trust friends and strangers Author(s):FREITAG, Markus; BAUER, Paul C.Date:2016Citation:
- The social science journal, 2016, Vol. 53, No. 4, pp. 467-476
Type:ArticleAbstract:Research on the foundations of social trust mainly concentrates on the evaluation of one's social environment. Empirical evidence focusing on the psychological origins of social trust is quite rare and the findings of these ...
Title:A legal history of the EU's international investment policy Author(s):BASEDOW, Johann RobertDate:2016Citation:
- Journal of world investment & trade, 2016, Vol. 17, No. 5, pp. 743-772
Type:ArticleAbstract:The article traces the evolution of the legal competences of the European Union (EU) in international investment regulation from the Spaak Report (1956) to the Lisbon Treaty (2009). It focuses on the question why and how ...