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Ryan Sheely
Associate Professor of Public Policy
phone: (617)495-8503
fax: (617)495-4948
Academic Journal/Scholarly Articles
Sheely, Ryan. "Regimes and Randomization: Authoritarianism and Field Research in Contemporary Kenya." Social Science Quarterly 97.4 (December 2016): 936-952.
Little is known about how the legacy of authoritarian politics shapes research in countries that have recently transitioned to democracy. How do previous periods of authoritarian rule shape field research that takes place after a regime transition? To what extent are authoritarian tendencies present in the practice of quantitative field research in a democracy?




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