Research

Books and chapters in books

Morten Valbjørn (forthcoming). "Dialogues in new Middle Eastern politics – on (the limits of) making historical analogies to the classic Arab Cold War in a sectarianized new Middle East", in Lorenzo Kamel (ed.) The Middle East: Thinking About and Beyond Security and Stability. Bern: Peter Lang.  

Jørgen Elklit (2019). "The structure and performance of African electoral commissions." in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics. Oxford University Press.    

Jørgen Møller & Svend-Erik Skaaning (2018). Demokrati i en krisetid: Mellemkrigstidens Europa. København: Gyldendal.    

Seeberg, Merete Bech (2018). State Capacity, Economic Control, and Authoritarian Elections. Oxon and New York: Routledge.

Møller, Jørgen (2018). "The Advantages of a Thin View," pp. 21-33 in May, Christoffer & Winchester, Adam (eds.) Handbook on the Rule of Law. Cheltenham & Northhampton: Edward Elgar Publishing.     

Krishnarajan, Suthan, Møller, Jørgen, Rørbæk, Lasse Lykke & Skaaning, Svend-Erik (2017). ” Democratization, Democracy, and Civil War”, pp. 68-76 in Backer et al. (eds.) Peace and Conflict 2017, London: Routledge.

Florian Van Leeuwen (2016). "Aggression." In T. K. Shackelford and V. A. Weekes-Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science (Switzerland: Springer), 1-6.

Morten Valbjørn (2016). "Reflections on self-reflections – On framing the analytical implications of the Arab uprisings for the study of Arab politics", in Raymond Hinnebusch (ed.) After the Arab Uprisings - Between democratization, counter-revolution and state failure (London: Routledge), 14-34. 

Jakob Tolstrup (2015). “Russian Support for Secessionism and Pockets of Autocracy,” in Alexander Libman & Anastasia Obydenkova (eds.), Autocratic and Democratic External Influences in Post-Soviet Eurasia (Farnham: Ashgate), 109-132.

Articles

Morten Valbjørn (forthcoming). "Beyond the Beyond(s): On the (Many) Third Way(s) beyond Primordialism and Instrumentalism in the study of Sectarianism". Nations and Nationalism.    

Andersen, David Delfs Erbo & Suthan Krishnarajan (forthcoming). “Economic Crisis, Bureaucratic Quality, and Democratic Breakdown,” Government & Opposition (online first).   

Lasse Lykke Rørbæk (2019). “Religion, Political Power, and the ‘Sectarian Surge’: Middle Eastern Identity Politics in Comparative Perspective.” Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism 19(1): 23-40.      

Jørgen Møller (2019). “Bringing the Church Back In: Ecclesiastical Influences on the Rise of Europe,” Politics and Religion, 12 (2): 213-226.  

Krishnarajan, Suthan (2019). “Crisis? What Crisis? Measuring Economic Crisis in Political Science” Quality and Quantity 53(3): 1479-1493.  

Jørgen Møller (2019). "The Catholic Invention of Representative Government," The American Interest, 24 January.    

Elklit, Jørgen & Michael Malay (2019). "Why Ballot Secrecy Still Matters," Journal of Democracy 30(3): 61-75.

Krishnarajan, Suthan (2019). “Economic Crisis, Natural Resources, and Irregular Leader Removal in Autocracies,” International Studies Quarterly 63(3): 726-741.

Mikkel Sejersen (2019). "Democratic Sanctions meet Black Knight Support: Revisiting the Belarusian Case.” Democratization 26(3): 502-520.

Møller, Fenja Søndergaard (forthcoming), “Performance legitimacy and conflict in African provinces”, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, Online first  

Tolstrup, Jakob, Michael Aagaard Seeberg & Johanne Glavind (2019). "Signals of Support from Great Power Patrons and the Use of Repression during Nonviolent Protests." Comparative Political Studies 52(4): 514-543.  

Valbjørn, Morten & Raymond Hinnebusch (2019). "Exploring the Nexus between  Sectarianism and Regime Formation in a New Middle East: Theoretical Points of Departure". Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism 19(1): 2-22.    

Valbjørn, Morten (2019). "What’s so Sectarian about Sectarian Politics? Identity Politics and Authoritarianism in a New Middle East". Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism 19(1): 127-149. 

Carl Henrik Knutsen; John Gerring; Svend-Erik Skaaning; Jan Teorell; Matthew Maguire; Michael Coppedge & Staffan I. Lindberg (2019). "Economic Development and Democracy: An Electoral Connection," European Journal of Political Research 58(1): 292-314.  

Bartusevičius, Henrikas & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2019). A two-stage approach to civil conflict: Contested incompatibilities and armed violence. International Organization 73(1): 225-248.    

Valbjørn, Morten (2018). "Unpacking a puzzling case: on how the Yemeni conflict became sectarianised". Orient 59(2): 65-73  

Phillips, Christopher &  Morten Valbjørn (2018). "‘What is in a Name?’: The Role of (Different) Identities in the Multiple Proxy Wars in Syria". Small Wars & Insurgencies 29(3): 414-433.     

Jørgen Møller (2018). "Resilient Democracies," The American Interest, 12 November.    

Jørgen Møller (2018). "The Ecclesiastical Roots of Representation and Consent," Perspectives on Politics 16(4): 1075-1084.

Bartusevičius, Henrikas & Svend-Erik Skaaning (2018). Revisiting democratic civil peace: Electoral regimes and civil conflictJournal of Peace Research 55(5): 625-640.  

Svend-Erik Skaaning (2018). "Different Types of Data and the Validity of Democracy Measures", Politics and Governance 6(1): 105-116.

Seeberg, Merete Bech, Michael Wahman, and Svend-Erik Skaaning (2018). “Candidate Nomination, Intra-Party Democracy, and Election Violence in Africa.” Democratization 25(6): 959-977.  

Reeder, Bryce W. & Merete Bech Seeberg (2018). “Fighting Your Friends? A Study of Intra-Party Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa.” Democratization 25(6): 1033-1051.  

Wanyama, Frederick O. & Jørgen Elklit (2018), ”Electoral violence during party primaries in Kenya”,  Democratization 26(6): 1016-1032  

Seeberg, Merete Bech (2018). “Electoral Authoritarianism and Economic Control.International Political Science Review 39 (1): 33–48.

Bartusevičius, Henrikas (2019)."A congruence analysis of the inequality-conflict nexus: Evidence from 16 cases." Conflict Management and Peace Science 36(4): 339-358.

Cornell, Agnes, Jørgen Møller & Svend-Erik Skaaning (2017) “The Real Lessons of the Interwar Years”, Journal of Democracy 28(3): 14-28.  

Møller, Fenja (2017).” Blue blood or true blood: Why are levels of intrastate armed conflict so low in Middle Eastern monarchies?Conflict Management and Peace Science (online first).

Rørbæk, Lasse L. (2017). "Killing in the Name of …? Types of Ethnic Groups and Armed Conflict’" Cooperation and Conflict 52 (4): 537–552. 

Møller, Jørgen (2017). “Medieval origins of the rule of law: The Gregorian reforms as critical juncture?”, Hague Journal on the Rule of Law 9(2): 265-282.  

Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede and Mauricio Rivera (2016). “The Diffusion of Non-Violent Campaigns,” Journal of Conflict Resolution, online first.

Polo, Sara M.T. & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2016). “Twisting Arms and Sending Messages: Terrorist Tactics in Civil War”, Journal of Peace Research, 53:6, pp. 815-829.

Lasse Lykke Rørbæk (2019). ”Ethnic exclusion and civil resistance campaigns: Opting for nonviolent or violent tactics?” Terrorism and Political Violence 31(3): 475-493. 

Cederman, Lars-Erik; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch & Julian Wucherpfennig (2017). “Predicting the Decline of Ethnic Conflict: Was Gurr Right, and for the Right Reasons?” Journal of Peace Research 54(2): 262-274.     

Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede & Sara M.T. Polo (2016). “Ethnic Inclusion, Democracy, and Terrorism,” Public Choice, 169: 207, pp. 207-229.

Jørgen Møller, Carl Henrik Knutsen & Svend-Erik Skaaning (2016). “Going Historical: Measuring Democraticness before the Age of Mass Democracy”, International Political Science Review, vol. 37, no. 5. pp. 679-689.

Jørgen Møller (2017). “The Birth of Representative Institutions: The Case of the Crown of Aragon”. Social Science History 41(2): 175-200.

Jørgen Møller (2016). “A Framework for Congruence Analysis in Comparative Historical Analysis of Political Change”. Quality & Quantity 51(5): 2337-2355. 

Michael Bang Petersen, Henrikas Bartusevicius & Florian (2016). ”Striving for Democracy? A Psychological Perspective on Democratization and Civil Conflict,” Special Issue of Comparative Democratization, Vol 14, No. 2.  

Jørgen Møller, Svend-Erik Skaaning & Staffan Lindberg (2016). "Democratization and Civil Conflict", Special Issue of Comparative Democratization, Vol 14, No. 2.  

Henrikas Bartusevičius (2016). Introducing the Categorically Disaggregated Conflict (CDC) dataset. Conflict Management and Peace Science, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 89-110.

Lasse Lykke Rørbæk (2016). “Islamic Culture, Oil, and Women’s Rights Revisited.Politics and Religion, Vol. 9: 61–83.

Jørgen Møller, Svend-Erik Skaaning & Jakob Tolstrup (2017). "International Influences and Democratic Regression in Interwar Europe: Disentangling the Impact of Power Politics and Demonstration Effects." Government & Opposition 52(4): 559-586.  

Svend-Erik Skaaning, John Gerring and Henrikas Bartusevičius (2015). A Lexical Index of Electoral Democracy. Comparative Political Studies, Vol. 48, No. 12, pp. 1491-1525.

Lasse Lykke Rørbæk & Allan Toft Knudsen (2017). “Maintaining ethnic dominance: Diversity, power, and violent repression.” Conflict Management and Peace Science 34(6): 640-659.    

Jakob Tolstrup (2015). "Black Knights and Elections in Authoritarian Regimes: Why and How Russia Supports Authoritarian Incumbents in Post‐Soviet States.European Journal of Political Research, Vol. 54, No. 4, pp. 673–690. 

Jørgen Møller (2015). "The Medieval Roots of Democracy." Journal of Democracy, Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 110-126.

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