ASA Sessions and Meeting

The Irvine Robustness Assessment for Qualitative Comparative Analysis. C. Ben Gibson, University of California, Irvine; Burrel James Vann, University of California, Irvine


Table 3. Parties, Movements, Regimes

Table Presider: Deniz Ilhan, Stony Brook University

Brokers, Clients and Elite Political Networks in Mexico. Tod Stewart Van Gunten, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies

Cellular Protest: Community Organizing and Party Politics in Post-Apartheid South Africa. Marcel Paret, University of Utah

Military Authoritarianism and Islamic Political Parties in Pakistan: A State of Social Imbrication. Ghazah Abbasi, UMass Amherst

Political Parties, Movements, and American Exceptionalism. Luke Elliott-Negri,

Understanding the Predominant Party: Adalet ve Kalkinma Partisi and Political Linkage Strategies. Deniz Ilhan, Stony Brook University


Table 4. Politics of Family, Gender, Sexuality

Table Presider: Keith Gunnar Bentele, University of Massachusetts Boston

Comparing Public and Private Support for Same-Sex Marriage in the United States. Evan Stewart, University of Minnesota; Ryan Steel, University of Minnesota; Caitlin   Taborda, University of Minnesota; Penny Edgell, University of Minnesota

Rewinding Roe vs. Wade: Political Mediation and State Adoption of Restrictive Abortion Legislation, 2008-2014. Keith Gunnar Bentele, University of Massachusetts Boston; Rebecca Sager, Loyola Marymount University; Amanda Aykanian, University at Albany, State University of New York

The Politics of Pregnancy: How Sexual Behavior Relates to Abortion Opinion. Jennifer Elizabeth Marie Hill, Stanford University

Why No Family Allowances in the United States?: Benchmark Events in North American Social Policy. Joshua Thomas McCabe, Wellesley College


Table 5. Policy Determinants and Outcomes

Table Presider: Helena Lyson, University of California – Berkeley

An Exploration of the Factors Influencing Farm to School Program Prevalence in the United States. Helena Lyson, University of California – Berkeley

Democratic Responsiveness and Saliant Policy in the United States over a Quarter Century: Medicaid Generosity. Daniel Lanford, Florida State University

Politics of Regulatory Reform: The Enactment of Dodd-Frank. Basak Kus, Wesleyan University

States Stepping In: The Meaning of the Foreclosure Crisis and States’ Foreclosure Prevention Laws. Alicia Eads, Cornell University

The Perils of Hidden Policy Change: Policy Drift and the Charitable Contributions Deduction. Kelly Russell, University of Michigan


Table 6. Political Talk and Discourse

Table Presider: David L. Swartz, Boston University

Scholars and Politics: Intellectual Strategies for Peacebuilding. David L. Swartz, Boston University

The Negation of Agency: the Discursive Tactics of Hindu Nationalists in Nepal. Luke Wagner, Yale University

Everyday Political Talk in Confidant Networks: the Effect of Physical Distance and Confidant Group Structure. Tunde Cserpes, University of Illinois at Chicago

Political Speech, The Presidency, and Ethnomethodology. Jasmón Bailey

Right-wing Ideologies and Ideological Diversity in the Tea Party. Kristin Haltinner, University of Idaho


Table 7. Dynamics of Democratization

Table Presider: Elizabeth Lynn Young, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Beginning the World Again: Constitutional Change and Democratization. Ben Manski, University of California, Santa Barbara

Democratization, Islam, and the 2014 Tunisian Elections. Elizabeth Lynn Young, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Does Oil Hinder State Building? Parastatal Organizations and The Civil Sphere In Iraq.

Zeinab F. Shuker, University of California, Riverside

Social Capital and Transformation of Political Culture in the Countries of Post-Soviet Eurasia: 1990- 2015. Kseniya Kizilova, World Values Survey Association