Vol. 45 (2020)

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IAPSS Politikon is committed to demonstrating that Political Science has a lot to contribute to the analysis of the phenomena and issues in a world in turmoil. Volume 45 presents research into aspects of some of the most pertinent developments of our age, using the full range of publication formats (articles, review essays, research notes, book reviews). 

Beyza Sarıkoç Yıldırım analyses municipal action plans that address climate change in Turkey. Ilia Viatkin invites us to reflect on the variables that explain the unexpected increase in voting for the German Green party during the 2019 European Parliament elections in the German East and the West. Peter Wedekind presents a review essay which emphasises the usefulness of the principles of liberalism in order to safeguard liberal democracies. Clara Ribeiro Assumpção's research note explores the tense relationship between intelligence services and democracy, which appears more conflictive in contexts in which there has been a shift from authoritarian regimes to consolidating democracies. In another research note, Serena Alonso García reflects on the 2014 Hepatitis C crisis that occurred in Spain, as a case in which the collective interest gave way to private interests. Sukhayl Niyazov reviews Harry Frankfurt’s book On Inequality.

Published: 2020-06-29

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  • Editorial Note

    Editorial Board, Rafael Plancarte
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.22151/politikon.45.0

Research articles

  • Climate Justice at the Local Level The Case of Turkey

    Beyza Sarıkoç Yıldırım
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.22151/politikon.45.1
  • Spatial Realignment of German Voters and Germany’s Regional Cleavage The Case of the Green Party in the 2019 European Elections

    Ilia Viatkin
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.22151/politikon.45.2

Research notes

  • Intelligence Oversight and Effectiveness in New Democracies The Case of Brazil

    Clara Ribeiro Assumpção
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.22151/politikon.45.4
  • The Relationship between the Spanish Government and the Pharmaceutical Company (Gilead) during the Hepatitis C crisis in Spain

    Serena Alonso García
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.22151/politikon.45.5

Review essays

Book reviews

  • Why Equality Is a Flawed Moral Idea A Review of “On Inequality” by Harry Frankfurt

    Sukhayl Niyazov
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.22151/politikon.45.6