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  • 2
    May

    2019

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    “Why Bother?”: An Introduction

    Changes in the levels of political participation can alter the course of history. If turnout had been higher among young British voters in the 2016 European Union membership referendum, the United Kingdom...

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  • 9
    Apr

    2019

    Appearance Bias and Crime

    Appearance Bias and Crime

    As strange as it may seem, there is very little research on the topic of physical appearance and its relationship to criminal involvement, criminal victimization, and the crime control process.   While...

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  • 17
    Jan

    2019

    Bill of Rights

    How can the Second Amendment inform US gun...

    An introduction to "The Positive Second Amendment: Rights, Regulation, and the Future of Heller" by its authors Joseph Blocher & Darrell A.H. Miller....

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  • 11
    Jan

    2019

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    The Bird Box and Jim Crow

    It was reported that at least 45 million people watched the 2018 Netflix movie “Bird Box” in its first week. I was one of them (spoiler alert). The film focuses on a dystopian society in which a woman...

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  • 3
    Jan

    2019

    From Anthro to Social

    Rethinking the Social Sciences

    Social theory is that kind of theory which should help us to understand and explain this modern world in which we all live. What caused the rise of the modern world? What are the driving forces of the...

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  • 3
    Dec

    2018

    Hammer and Silicon

    Immigration Matters

    Immigration is, needless to say, a very hot topic in today’s charged political climate. Still, little attention has been paid in the popular press to immigration of highly educated technological professionals....

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  • 15
    Oct

    2018

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    Beyond the Headlines on Anjem Choudary’s Release...

    With his imminent release from prison for inviting support for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Anjem Choudary and his network of supporters are back in the spotlight. As I write in my forthcoming...

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  • 25
    Sep

    2018

    The Politics of Fighting Child Sex Trafficking in the United States Blog Post

    The Politics of Fighting Child Sex Trafficking in...

    Very few issues win bipartisan support in today’s political climate. But child sex trafficking is one. Earlier this year, Congress passed two laws that allow states to criminally prosecute internet service...

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