Comparative Politics

(The median citation count of Comparative Politics is 2. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
Autocratization by Decree: States of Emergency and Democratic Decline30
Do the Rich and the Poor Have Different Conceptions of Democracy? Socioeconomic Status, Inequality, and the Political Status Quo28
Fragmentation Without Cleavages? Endogenous Fractionalization in the Brazilian Party System24
Women in Legislative Committees in Arab Parliaments14
Executive Agency and State Capacity in Development: Comparing Sino-African Railways in Kenya and Ethiopia14
Female Electability in the Arab World: The Advantages of Intersectionality13
Working for the Machine: Patronage Jobs and Political Services in Argentina11
Ex-Rebel Authority after Civil War: Theory and Evidence from Côte d'Ivoire10
Not All NGOs are Treated Equally: Selectivity in Civil Society Management in China and Russia9
Great Expectations, Great Grievances: The Politics of Citizens' Complaints in India9
When Judges Defy Dictators: An Audience-Based Framework to Explain the Emergence of Judicial Assertiveness against Authoritarian Regimes8
Refugee Perceptions toward Democratic Citizenship: A Narrative Analysis of North Koreans8
Adjustment Policies, Union Structures, and Strategies of Mobilization: Teacher Politics in Mexico and Argentina8
Can Police Patrols Prevent Pollution? The Limits of Authoritarian Environmental Governance in China7
Rethinking Authoritarian Resilience and the Coercive Apparatus7
Repression Reconsidered: Bystander Effects and Legitimation in Authoritarian Regimes7
Electoral Rulings and Public Trust in African Courts and Elections7
Entrenchment or Retrenchment: The Political Economy of Mortgage Debt Subsidies in the United States and Germany6
Explaining Military Responses to Protests in Latin American Democracies6
Refinancing the Rentier State: Welfare, Inequality, and Citizen Preferences toward Fiscal Reform in the Gulf Oil Monarchies5
Invisible Revolutionaries: Women' s Participation in the Revolution of Dignity5
The Threat of Communism during the Cold War: A Constraint to Income Inequality?5
Electoral Violence, Partisan Identity, and Perceptions of Election Quality: A Survey Experiment in West Bengal, India4
Consultations and Competing Claims: Implementing Participatory Institutions in Colombia's Extractives Industries4
Democracy and the Adoption of Electoral Gender Quotas Worldwide4
Going Out or Opting Out? Capital, Political Vulnerability, and the State in China's Outward Investment4
Explaining Subnational Regime Variation: Country-Level Factors4
Performance and Promotions in an Autocracy: Evidence from Nazi Germany4
Competition for Religious Authority and Islamist Mobilization in Indonesia4
Electoral Activism in Iran: A Mechanism for Political Change4
Precarious Collective Action: Unemployed Graduates Associations in the Middle East and North Africa4
Political Discourse and Public Attitudes toward Syrian Refugees in Turkey4
Institutions as Signals: How Dictators Consolidate Power in Times of Crisis4
Subnational Turnover, Accountability Politics, and Electoral Authoritarian Survival: Evidence from Museveni's Uganda4
The Silent Militarization: Explaining the Logic of Military Members' Appointment As Police Chiefs3
Taxation and Left-Wing Redistribution: The Politics of Consumption Tax in Britain and Sweden3
The Power of Human Rights Frames in Urban Security: Lessons from Bogotá3
Special Symposium, Collective Vigilantism in Global Comparative Perspective A Wave of Lynching: Morality and Authority in Post-Tsunami Aceh3
Gendered Incentives, Party Support, and Viable Female Presidential Candidates in Latin America3
Center-Right Parties and Post-War Secondary Education3
Special Symposium, Collective Vigilantism in Global Comparative Perspective Gender Gaps in Support for Vigilante Violence3
Party Systems and Redistribution in Democratic Latin America3
Revolution, Elite Fear, and Electoral Institutions3
Institutional Favoritism, Income, and Political Trust: Evidence from Jordan3
Civil Resistance in the Shadow of the Revolution: Historical Framing in Nicaragua's Sudden Uprising3
Paying to Play: How Parliamentary Candidates Fund Ruling Party Campaigns in Malawi3
Dividing the People: The Authoritarian Bargain, Development, and Authoritarian Citizenship2
What Capital Wants: Business Interests and Labor Market Reform in Portugal and Spain2
Legal Regulation and the Juridification of Party Governance2
Ethnicity and Power in Sub-Saharan Africa: Do Colonial Institutions Still Matter?2
Political Parties and Public Participation in Constitution Making: Legitimation, Distraction, or Real Influence?2
Research Note Civil Resistance in the Streetlight: Replicating and Assessing Evidence on Nonviolent Effectiveness2
Religion and Institutional Quality: Long-Term Effects of the Financial Systems in Protestantism and Islam2
Special Symposium, Collective Vigilantism in Global Comparative Perspective Mechanics of Impunity: Vigilantism and State-Building in Indonesia2
Left Behind: Labor Unions and Redistributive Policy under the Brazilian Workers' Party2
Local Electoral Institutions and the Dynamic Motivations of Ethnic Party Candidate Nominations in South Africa2
Solidarity or Distancing? How Official Status Influences Chinese Protestant Reactions to Repression2
Over a Barrel? Oil Busts and Petrostate Stability2
Voting for a Killer: Efraín Ríos Montt's Return to Politics in Democratic Guatemala2
Special Symposium, Collective Vigilantism in Global Comparative Perspective Introduction: Collective Vigilantism in Global Comparative Perspective2
Aspirational Identity Politics and Support for Radical Reform: The Case of Post-Maidan Ukraine2
Representation and Displacement: Labor Disembedding and Contested Neoliberalism in France2
Understanding the Expansion of Latin America's New Social Welfare Regimes2
Political, Not Partisan: The Tunisian General Labor Union under Democracy2
The Puzzle of Cross-Provincial Activism in China: From Relational Dynamics to State Strategies: From Relational Dynamics to State Strategies2
Threat Perception and Democratic Support in Post-Arab Spring Egypt2
Constitutional Rights and Social Welfare: Exploring Claims-Making Practices in Post-Apartheid South Africa2