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“Human Rights Half Measures: Avoiding Accountability in Postwar Sri Lanka,” by Kate Cronin-Furman, lecturer in human rights at University College London, first published in the January 2020 issue of "World Politics," was awarded the 2020 APSA Human Rights Section Best Paper award.

Friday September 11

“Human Rights Half Measures: Avoiding Accountability in Postwar Sri Lanka,” by Kate Cronin-Furman, lecturer in human rights at University College London, first published in the January 2020 issue of "World Politics," was awarded the 2020 APSA Human Rights Section Best Paper award.
“Bridging the Gap: Lottery-Based Procedures in Early Parliamentarization,” by Alexandra Cirone, an assistant professor in the Department of Government at Cornell University, and Brenda Van Coppenolle, a lecturer in the Department of Government at the University of Essex, first published in the April 2019 issue of World Politics, was awarded an honorable mention for the 2020 APSA Mary Parker Follett prize.

Thursday September 03

“Bridging the Gap: Lottery-Based Procedures in Early Parliamentarization,” by Alexandra Cirone, an assistant professor in the Department of Government at Cornell University, and Brenda Van Coppenolle, a lecturer in the Department of Government at the University of Essex, first published in the April 2019 issue of World Politics, was awarded an honorable mention for the 2020 APSA Mary Parker Follett prize.
Alisha Holland, associate professor in the Department of Government at Harvard University, was awarded the 2020 Seligson Prize for her paper “Diminished Expectations: Redistributive Preferences in Truncated Welfare States,” first published in World Politics in October 2018.

Thursday June 11

Alisha Holland, associate professor in the Department of Government at Harvard University, was awarded the 2020 Seligson Prize for her paper “Diminished Expectations: Redistributive Preferences in Truncated Welfare States,” first published in World Politics in October 2018.
Two members of World Politics' editorial committee are winners of the American Political Science Association’s (APSA) annual book awards.

Thursday August 29

Two members of World Politics' editorial committee are winners of the American Political Science Association’s (APSA) annual book awards.
Calvert Jones’ January 2019 “World Politics” article, “Adviser to the King: Experts, Rationalization and Legitimacy,” examined the role of experts and consultants in the Persian Gulf monarchies of the Middle East in what she calls “the black box of authoritarian governance.” She has been quoted twice in the “New York Times” about her expansive research, and her recent op-ed in the “Washington Post” illuminates her work for a lay audience.

Thursday January 24

Calvert Jones’ January 2019 “World Politics” article, “Adviser to the King: Experts, Rationalization and Legitimacy,” examined the role of experts and consultants in the Persian Gulf monarchies of the Middle East in what she calls “the black box of authoritarian governance.” She has been quoted twice in the “New York Times” about her expansive research, and her recent op-ed in the “Washington Post” illuminates her work for a lay audience.
World Politics (Volume 70, Issue 4) is available online.  

Monday October 08

World Politics (Volume 70, Issue 4) is available online.  
Deborah Yashar, editor of "World Politics" and professor of politics and international affairs and co-director of the Democracy and Development Project at Princeton University, and Carissa Tudor-Block, a Ph.D. candidate in comparative politics, reflect on gender and the editorial process at the journal in the May issue of "Political Science & Politics."

Thursday June 14

Deborah Yashar, editor of "World Politics" and professor of politics and international affairs and co-director of the Democracy and Development Project at Princeton University, and Carissa Tudor-Block, a Ph.D. candidate in comparative politics, reflect on gender and the editorial process at the journal in the May issue of "Political Science & Politics."

Monday June 11

"Landowners and Democracy: The Social Origins of Democracy Reconsidered," by Michael Albertus, first published in the April 2017 issue of World Politics, has won the American Political Science Association (APSA) 2018 Comparative Democratization section’s prize for best article.
World Politics' most-cited articles from the 2017 volume are available online until June 30, 2018.  

Friday June 01

World Politics' most-cited articles from the 2017 volume are available online until June 30, 2018.  

Monday October 02

The October 2017 issue of World Politics is now available online and will be free for the next few weeks.