Comparative Politics

(The median citation count of Comparative Politics is 5. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-06-01 to 2023-06-01.)
Reconsidering the Robustness of Authoritarianism in the Middle East: Lessons from the Arab Spring307
Social Equity and Environmental Politics in Brazil: Lessons from the Rubber Tappers of Acre119
The Rise of Latin America's Two Lefts: Insights from Rentier State Theory109
When Does Participatory Democracy Deepen the Quality of Democracy? Lessons from Brazil80
Explaining Transitions from Neopatrimonial Dictatorships77
Seat Bonuses under the Single Nontransferable Vote System: Evidence from Japan and Taiwan77
The Impact of Participatory Democracy: Evidence from Brazil's National Public Policy Conferences59
China's Urban Transients in the Transition from Socialism and the Collapse of the Communist "Urban Public Goods Regime"52
Authoritarian States and Voting From Abroad: North African Experiences51
Global Gender Quota Adoption, Implementation, and Reform47
From International Ideas to Domestic Policies: Educational Multiculturalism in England and France40
Reconceptualizing Latin American Authoritarianism in the 1970s: From Bureaucratic-Authoritarianism to Neoconservatism38
Does Money Matter? Credible Commitments and Campaign Finance in New Democracies: Theory and Evidence from Brazil37
From Semisovereignty to Sovereignty: The Decline of Corporatism and Rise of Parliament in Austria33
From Dictatorship to Democracy: The Business-State Nexus in Chile's Economic Transformation, 1975-199432
Electoral Systems and the Representation of Ethnic Minorities: Evidence from Russia30
Does Democracy Check Corruption? Insights from China and India29
The Case for Comparative Ethnography28
From Decentralization to Reorganization: Explaining the Return to National Bargaining in Italy and Spain28
Religion and Public Goods Provision: Experimental and Interview Evidence from Catholicism and Islam in Europe27
Transitions to the Knowledge Economy in Germany, Sweden, and the Netherlands26
Regime Legacies and Levels of Democracy: Evidence from Latin America25
The Consequences of Militarizing Anti-Drug Efforts for State Capacity in Latin America: Evidence from Mexico24
Reworking Strategic Models of Executive-Judicial Relations: Insights from New African Democracies23
Protesting and Policing in a Multiethnic Authoritarian State: Evidence from Ethiopia23
From Disaffection to Desertion: How Networks Facilitate Military Insubordination in Civil Conflict22
From Argument to Negotiation: Constructing Democracy in African Muslim Contexts22
International Imperatives and Tax Reform: Lessons from Postcommunist Europe21
Land Institutions and Political Ethnicity in Africa: Evidence from Tanzania21
Poverty and Democratic Participation Reconsidered: Evidence from the Local Level in India20
Patronage as Institutional Choice: Evidence from Rwanda and Uganda19
From Single-Party to Electoral Authoritarian Regimes: The Institutional Origins of Competitiveness in Post-Cold War Africa19
D'une boutique a l'autre: Changes in the Organization of the Traditional Middle Classes from the Fourth to Fifth Republics19
Preemptive Strike: Central Bank Reform in Chile's Transition from Authoritarian Rule18
Dignified Public Expression: A New Logic of Political Accountability17
Engendering Democratic Transition from Conflict: Women's Inclusion in Northern Ireland's Peace Process17
Performance Incentives under Autocracy: Evidence from Russia's Regions17
The Political Origins of Judicial Empowerment through Constitutionalization: Lessons from Israel's Constitutional Revolution15
Varieties of Clientelism in Hungarian Elections15
From Pulpit to Party: Party Formation and the Christian Democratic Phenomenon15
Resisting Protection: Rackets, Resistance, and State Building15
Risky Business: Decentralization from above in Chile and Uruguay15
From Participatory Promises to Partisan Capture: Local Democratic Transitions and Mexican Water Politics14
Striking Concessions from Governments: The Success of General Strikes in Western Europe, 1980–200914
From Right to Left in Brazil's Northeast: Transformation, or "Politics as Usual"?14
Political Foundations of Market-Enhancing Federalism: Theoretical Lessons from India and China13
The Politics of Crackdowns on Africa's Informal Vendors12
Dual Transitions from Authoritarian Rule: Popular and Electoral Democracy in Nicaragua11
Keeping Democracy Safe from the Masses: Intellectuals and Elitism in the Chinese Protest Movement11
Resistance and Repression under the Rule of Rebels: Women, Clergy, and Civilian Agency in LTTE Governed Sri Lanka10
Clientelism and Political Recruitment in Democratic Transition: Evidence from Romania10
Security Fears and Bureaucratic Rivalry: Admitting Foreign Labor in Japan and Taiwan9
Comparing Authoritarian Regimes in Latin America: Insights from Higher Education Policy9
Legacy Trade Unions as Brokers of Democratization? Lessons from Tunisia8
Ex-Rebel Authority after Civil War: Theory and Evidence from Côte d'Ivoire8
International Pressure, Domestic Politics, and the Dynamics of Religious Freedom: Evidence from Turkey8
Party Proliferation and Trajectories of Opposition: Comparative Analysis from Senegal7
The Origins of Strong Institutional Design: Policy Reform and Participatory Institutions in Brazil's Health Sector7
Pluralist and Corporatist Intermediation, Activities of Business Interest Associations, and Corporate Profits: Some Evidence from Canada7
Soviet Legacies of Economic Development, Oligarchic Rule, and Electoral Quality in Eastern Europe's Partial Democracies: The Case of Ukraine6
Comparative Democratization and Democratic Backsliding: The Case for a Historical-Institutional Approach6
Social Cleavages, Party Organization, and the End of Single-Party Dominance: Insights from India6
Down and Out: Founding Elections and Disillusionment with Democracy in Egypt and Tunisia6
Dynamics of the Inner Elite in Dictatorships: Evidence from North Korea6
The Electoral Constraints on Inter-Party Mobility of Candidates: The Case of Pakistan6
The Labor Movement in Spain: From Authoritarianism to Democracy6
Factions and Opinion Groups in European Mass Parties: Some Evidence from a Study of Italian Socialist Activists5
Explaining Democracy's Origins: Lessons from South Asia5