PD Dr. Sebastian Haunss

21. November 2017
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#NoG20. Ergebnisse der Befragung von Demonstrierenden und der Beobachtung des Polizeieinsatzes

Results from a protest survey and protest observation at the anti G20 protests in July 2017 in Hamburg
  • Haunss, Sebastian/Daphi, Priska/Gauditz, Leslie/Knopp, Philipp/Micus, Matthias/Scharf, Philipp/Schmidt, Stephanie/Sommer, Moritz/Teune, Simon/Thurn, Roman/Ullrich, Peter/Zajak, Sabrina (2017), #NoG20. Ergebnisse der Befragung von Demonstrierenden und der Beobachtung des Polizeieinsatzes, ipb working papers, November 2017, Berlin: Institut für Protest- und Bewegungsforschung, https://protestinstitut.eu/projekte/demonstrationsbefragungen/befragung-g20-demonstrationen-2017.

21. November 2017
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Capitalism and Its Legitimacy in Times of Crisis

This volume examines why the 2008 financial crisis with the subsequent Great Recession did not foster a major institutional transformation of the capitalist market economy. It highlights the role of ideas and public discourse in explaining institutional stability and change in the wake of economic crises and other critical junctures. Continue Reading →

23. September 2017
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Competing coalitions: The politics of renewable energy and fossil fuels in Mexico, South Africa and Thailand

This paper analyses why middle-income countries incentivize renewable energy despite inexpensive domestic fossil fuel resources and lack of international support. We examine the politics of renewable energy programs in Mexico, South Africa and Thailand. All three countries hold abundant local fossil fuel and renewable energy resources. We argue that renewable energy programs become implementable policy options in fossil fuel resource-rich middle-income countries when coalitions of powerful political actors support them. Continue Reading →

23. September 2017
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Integriertes multidimensionales Design

While mixed methods designs can in principle combine a large variety of methods, the de facto standard in political science is currently a combination of case studies with regression analysis. To broaden this perspective, we introduce an integrated multi-dimensional mixed methods design in which several methods are used to address different dimensions of one overarching research question. Continue Reading →

18. August 2016
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CfP: Protest waves or cross-movement mobilizations?

At the International Conference on Cross-movement Mobilization which will take place on April 5-7, 2017 at the Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany (http://www.isb.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/forschung/cross-movement-mobilization.html.en) Jochen Roose and I organize a session on the influence of social movements on other movements’ mobilizations for which we invite abstract submissions:

Session V: Protest waves or cross-movement mobilizations? How do Movements Influence other Movement’ Mobilizations?
Session organizers: Sebastian Haunss (University of Bremen) & Jochen Roose (University of Wrocław) Continue Reading →