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  • Vol. 53 (2022)

    In their thought-provoking study, Vaia Papanikolaou, Yiannis Roussakis, and Panagiotis Tzionas explore a critical yet often overlooked aspect of universities - their internal democratic institutions. While universities' contributions to democratic societies are well-documented, this research delves into the establishment of democratic characteristics within these institutions. Developing a comprehensive framework based on democracy indicators sourced from international organizations, the authors investigate the relationship between these indicators and the level of democracy within universities. They pose a vital question: How far can these democratic attributes erode before a university faces collapse?

  • Vol. 52 (2022)

    In this issue of Politikon: The IAPSS Journal of Political Science, we delve into two significant topics that impact the political landscape of East Asia and Southern Africa. Yeo Qin-Liang explores the role of pro-welfare civil society in driving welfare expansion in East Asian countries with conservative governments. This article sheds light on the evolving dynamics of social policy in the region. Tinashe Sithole delves into the pressing issue of the Cabo Delgado insurgency in Mozambique and its implications for regional security within the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC). This study underscores the need for proactive intervention to address the conflict's destabilizing effects on the region. Both articles contribute valuable insights into these complex political issues, enriching our understanding of East Asian social policies and the security challenges facing Southern Africa.

  • Vol. 51 (2021)

    Anti-Corruption NGOs as Think Tanks: The Effect of Transparency International UK on the UK Bribery Act 2010 (Yusuke Ishikawa, Asia Pacific Initiative)

    Building Legitimacy: The Role of Political Myths in the Presidential Campaigns of the Early 90s in Romania (Andrei Dălălău, Babes-Bolyai University) 

    Developing a Theoretical Framework for Processing the Negative Information in Social Media: Analysis of Twitter User Interaction with Negative Political Misinformation (Jinwook Lee, Soka University)

    Populist Government and Constitutional Democracy: Radical Incompatibility or Possible Coexistence? (Francesco Maria Scanni, University of Calabria)

  • Vol. 50 (2021)

    Missing Cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean: Greek- Turkish Securitizations and their Impact on Regional Collaboration (Luca Doll)

    One, No One, and One Hundred Thousand: Exploring Identity and Electoral Performance of Italian Southernist Parties (Marco Improta)

    Sustainable Development in Middle Powers’ Governance Arrangements: The Cases of IBSA and MIKTA (Camila Saute Torresini)

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