April 15, 2024

Welcome to the captivating world of political inquiry in the Spring 2014 issue of the Journal of Political Inquiry (JPI). This edition features an array of research papers and book reviews, each offering unique perspectives on pressing political issues.

Explore Mustafa Ozgur Bozcaga’s reflections on state capitalism in China, Brazil, and Turkey, shedding light on the management of state-owned enterprises. Ramiro S. Fúnez presents a critical analysis of John Locke’s conception of property, challenging established notions in political philosophy.

Jonathan Grady offers a fascinating forecast of Egypt’s future policies and politics, while James Lees delves into the political selection institutions in Zimbabwe, analyzing their impact on the country’s dynamics. Sihang Luo provides a critique of Confucian legitimacy, questioning its application in contemporary contexts. Check our journal down below!

Research Papers:

In Search of New State Capitalism: Reflections on SOE Management in China, Brazil and Turkey
Mustafa Ozgur Bozcaga

A Critique of John Locke’s Conception of Property
Ramiro S. Fúnez

Forecasting Egypt’s Future Policies and Politics
Jonathan Grady

“Asisoze Sivume” (We Will Not Yield): An Analysis of the Political Selection Institutions in Zimbabwe
James Lees

A Critique of Confucian Legitimacy
Sihang Luo

The Question of Status in Puerto Rico Revisited: Rational-Choice, Spatial Analysis, and Heresthetics
Rashid C.J. Marcano-Rivera

Power Shifts in the City of Milan: An Analysis Using Selectorate Theory
Elia Francesco Nigris

The Italian 2013 General Elections: Using the Sequential Negotiation Model to Understand the Outcomes
Elia Francesco Nigris

Apportionment and Sequential Allocation: Toward a Fair Division Method for the Spratly Islands Dispute
Daniel Smith

Book Reviews:

Civilizations in International Affairs: An Examination of Samuel P. Huntington’s Clash of Civilizations
Zhewen Jiang

Book Review of Sven Steinmo 2010. The Evolution of Modern States: Sweden, Japan, and the United States. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Nils Röper

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