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Open Access Journal | ISSN: 2183-2463

Politics and Governance (ISSN: 2183-2463) is an internationally peer-reviewed open access journal that publishes significant and cutting-edge research drawn from all areas of Political Science.

Editors: Amelia Hadfield (Canterbury Christ Church University) and Andrej J. Zwitter (University of Groningen) (see full Editorial Board)

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Trust and Tolerance across the Middle East and North Africa: A Comparative Perspective on the Impact of the Arab Uprisings
Niels Spierings
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 24 March 2017
Brexit and Devolution in the United Kingdom
Michael Keating
Commentary | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 22 March 2017
Field Recognition and the State Prerogative: Why Democratic Legitimation Recedes in Private Transnational Sustainability Regulation
Klaus Dingwerth
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 15 March 2017
Patterns of Legitimation in Hybrid Transnational Regimes: The Controversy Surrounding the Lex Sportiva
Klaus Dieter Wolf
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 15 March 2017
Legitimizing Private Actors in Global Governance: From Performance to Performativity
Elke Krahmann
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 15 March 2017
American Better Business Bureaus, the Truth-in-Advertising Movement, and the Complexities of Legitimizing Business Self-Regulation over the Long Term
Edward J. Balleisen
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 15 March 2017
Between History and Passion: The Legitimacy of Social Clubs in the Province of Buenos Aires (2001–2007)
Agustín Elías Casagrande
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 15 March 2017
The Public–Private Dichotomy in Fascist Corporativism: Discursive Strategies and Models of Legitimization
Maurizio Cau
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 15 March 2017
The Legitimation of Self-Regulation and Co-Regulation in Corporatist Concepts of Legal Scholars in the Weimar Republic
Peter Collin
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 15 March 2017
From the 8-Hour Day to the 40-Hour Week: Legitimization Discourses of Labour Legislation between the Wars in France and Belgium
Sabine Rudischhauser
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 15 March 2017
Editorial to the Issue on Legitimization of Private and Public Regulation: Past and Present
Melanie Coni-Zimmer , Klaus Dieter Wolf and Peter Collin
Editorial | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 15 March 2017
Conceptualizing Resilience
Thomas A. Birkland
Commentary | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 28 December 2016
Disaster Governance and Vulnerability: The Case of Chile
Vicente Sandoval and Martin Voss
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 28 December 2016
The Devil Is in the Details: Linking Home Buyout Policy, Practice, and Experience After Hurricane Sandy
Sherri Brokopp Binder and Alex Greer
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 28 December 2016
Governance through Economic Paradigms: Addressing Climate Change by Accounting for Health
Kristine Belesova , Ilan Kelman and Roger Boyd
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 28 December 2016
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