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    Designers of collaboration mandates for sustainable natural resource management must address public agencies’ concerns about losing autonomy and influence

Designers of collaboration mandates for sustainable natural resource management must address public agencies’ concerns about losing autonomy and influence

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With climate change now influencing entire regions, there is a greater need for organizational collaboration to manage natural resources sustainably. Using California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, which mandates collaboration between groundwater sustainability agencies, as a case study, Brian An and Shui-Yan Tang examine what drives integrative collaborations between agencies. They find that agencies are more likely to joint integrative […]

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    Authoritarian populist Americans who feel a sense of victimhood and white identity are most likely to support political violence

Authoritarian populist Americans who feel a sense of victimhood and white identity are most likely to support political violence

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The capitol insurrection of January 6, 2021 brought the rise of political violence in America into sharp focus. But who supports the use of violence to achieve their political goals? In new survey research, Miles T. Armaly and Adam M. Enders find that feelings of victimhood, authoritarian and populist sentiments and white identity have the strongest link to support […]

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    The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the need to move away from suspensions to more supportive approaches to school discipline

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the need to move away from suspensions to more supportive approaches to school discipline

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Evidence of the negative effects of school suspension has seen increasing efforts to reduce its use. In research on the long-term effects of school suspensions, Janet E. Rosenbaum finds that in the long term, suspended adolescents have lower college completion and higher criminal justice involvement rates, and that Black males were more likely to be suspended. She writes that […]

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    Why the Democrats’ likely poor midterm performance this year may be of their own and Joe Biden’s making

Why the Democrats’ likely poor midterm performance this year may be of their own and Joe Biden’s making

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As the November midterm elections approach, polling shows that the Democratic Party may well lose control of the US House and Senate. Bernard Grofman looks at why the Democratic Party – and President Joe Biden – may have fallen out of favor with much of the American public.

In a recent article, Yulia Pechenkina and Helmut Norpoth of SUNY Stony […]

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    “No excuses” charter schools can find success with more progressive school cultures and less focus on discipline

“No excuses” charter schools can find success with more progressive school cultures and less focus on discipline

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In new research, Monique Harrison looks at “no excuses” charter schools which tend to have stricter discipline policies. She finds that two high performing New York City charter schools have defied the traditional “no excuses” model by implementing progressive and reflective instruction, employing more experienced teaching staff, and having less focus on unnecessary student punishment and discipline.

Urban “no excuses” […]

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    Book Review: COVID-19 and Psychology: People and Society in Times of Pandemic by John G. Haas

Book Review: COVID-19 and Psychology: People and Society in Times of Pandemic by John G. Haas

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In COVID-19 and Psychology: People and Society in Times of Pandemic, John G. Haas explores the psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic at all levels of society. This book will be useful for those in the social sciences, policymakers and the general public looking to understand how to build resilience through social support and combat the fear of the […]

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    Book Review: Unexpected Voices in Imperial Parliaments edited by Josep M. Fradera, José María Portillo and Teresa Segura-Garcia

Book Review: Unexpected Voices in Imperial Parliaments edited by Josep M. Fradera, José María Portillo and Teresa Segura-Garcia

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In Unexpected Voices in Imperial Parliaments, editors Josep M. Fradera, José María Portillo and Teresa Segura-Garcia bring together contributors to examine the careers of nine colonial subjects who became legislators in imperial parliamentary institutions from the time of the French Revolution to the Second World War. In exploring the norm-shattering voices of these figures as well as the challenges they faced, this book […]

1994 to 2022: US leadership in the Americas is fading

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Almost thirty years from the first Summit of the Americas, rather than ambitious statements on policy objectives, what captured headlines on this occasion was confusion over invitations and the event’s agenda. US leadership has decreased steadily, and one explanation might be that their priorities simply lie outside of the Americas, as Quintijn Kat (Ashoka University) illustrates.

Last week, Western Hemisphere […]

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    People view judicial figures previously accused of sexual misconduct as a threat to women’s rights

People view judicial figures previously accused of sexual misconduct as a threat to women’s rights

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With the US Supreme Court likely to soon announce its decision to overturn the Roe v. Wade decision, in a new study, Melissa N. Baker and Kayla S. Canelo look at how previous accusations of sexual misconduct toward judges might affect the public’s perception of their ability to rule on issues related to women’s rights. They find that people […]

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    Ride-hailing services can make travel easier for disadvantaged communities in low-density transit deserts

Ride-hailing services can make travel easier for disadvantaged communities in low-density transit deserts

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Ride-hailing services are often seen as benefiting the middle classes and other well-off Americans. But can they also serve people living in low-density areas, especially those who do not own vehicles? In new research, Shengxiao (Alex) Li, Wei Zhai, Junfeng Jiao, and Chao (Kenneth) Wang examined how ride-hailing services have reshaped transportation across neighborhoods in Austin, Texas. They find […]

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