Below are references that influence my published and ongoing work. Although an incomplete list, they outline my broader research interests and provide a sample of the data sources I use to answer theory-driven research questions.
THEORY MOST REFERENCED
Anheier, Helmut K. and Lester M. Salamon. 1998. The Nonprofit Sector in the Developing World: A Comparative Analysis. Manchester University Press.
Bloodgood, Elizabeth A., Joannie Tremblay-Boire and Aseem Prakash. 2014. "National Styles of NGO Regulation." Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.
Brass, Jennifer N. 2016. Allies or Adversaries? NGOs and the State in Africa. Cambridge University Press.
Brass, Jennifer N., Wesley Longhofer, Rachel S. Robinson and Allison Schnable. 2018. "NGOs and International Development: A Review of Thirty-five Years of Scholarship." World Development.
Breen, Oonagh B., Alison Dunn and Mark Sidel, eds. 2017. Regulatory Waves: Comparative Perspectives on State Regulation and Self-Regulation Policies in the Nonprofit Sector. Cambridge University Press.
Carothers, Thomas. 2006. "The Backlash Against Democracy Promotion." Foreign Affairs.
Christensen, Darin and Jeremy M Weinstein. 2013. "Defunding Dissent: Restrictions on Aid to NGOs." Journal of Democracy.
Crawford, Sue E. S. and Elinor Ostrom. 1995. "A Grammar of Institutions." The American Political Science Review.
Dupuy, Kendra and Aseem Prakash. 2017. "Do Donors Reduce Bilateral Aid to Countries With Restrictive NGO Laws? A Panel Study, 1993-2012." Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.
Dupuy, Kendra, James Ron and Aseem Prakash. 2016. "Hands Off My Regime! Governments’ Restrictions on Foreign Aid to Non-Governmental Organizations in Poor and Middle-Income Countries." World Development.
Edwards, Michael. 2004. Civil Society. Polity Press.
Elkins, Zachary, Tom Ginsburg and James Melton. 2009. The Endurance of National Constitutions. Cambridge University Press.
Kameri-Mbote, Patricia. 2002. "The Operational Environment and Constraints for NGOs in Kenya: Strategies for Good Policy and Practice." International Environmental Law Research Centre.
Lindblom, Charles E. 1959. "The Science of 'Muddling Through'." Public Administration Review.
Maru, Mehari Taddele. 2017. "Legal Frameworks Governing Non-Governmental Organizations in the Horn of Africa." Al Khatim Adlan Center for Enlightenment and Human Development (KACE).
Mayhew, Susannah H. 2005. "Hegemony, Politics and Ideology: The Role of Legislation in NGO–Government Relations in Asia." The Journal of Development Studies.
Mutunga, Willy. 1999. Constitution-Making from the Middle: Civil Society and Transition Politics in Kenya, 1992-1997. SAREAT.
Ostrom, Elinor. 1990. Governing the Commons: The Evolution of Institutions for Collective Action. Cambridge University Press.
Ostrom, Elinor. 2005. Understanding Institutional Diversity. Princeton University Press.
Pierson, Paul. 2000. "Increasing Returns, Path Dependence, and the Study of Politics." The American Political Science Review.
Rutzen, Douglas. 2015. "Aid Barriers and the Rise of Philanthropic Protectionism." International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law.
Salamon, Lester M. 1987. "Of Market Failure, Voluntary Failure, and Third-Party Government: Toward a Theory of Government-Nonprofit Relations in the Modern Welfare State." Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly.
Salamon, Lester M. and Stefan Toepler. 1997. The International Guide to Nonprofit Law. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Schnable, Allison. 2015. "New American Relief and Development Organizations: Voluntarizing Global Aid." Social Problems.
World Bank. 1997. "Handbook on Good Practices for Laws Relating to Non-Governmental Organizations." The World Bank.
METHODS AND DATA USED
Box-Steffensmeier, Janet M. and Bradford S. Jones. 2004. Event History Modeling: A Guide for Social Scientists. Cambridge University Press.
Brady, Henry E. and David Collier. 2010. Rethinking Social Inquiry: Diverse Tools, Shared Standards. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
Coppedge, Michael, John Gerring, Carl Henrik Knutsen, Staffan I Lindberg, Svend-Erik Skaaning, Jan Teorell, David Altman, Michael Bernhard, M Steven Fish, Agnes Cornell, Sirianne Dahlum, Haakon Gjerløw, Adam Glynn, Allen Hicken, Joshua Krusell, Anna Lührmann, Kyle L. Marquardt, Kelly McMann , Valeriya Mechkova, Juraj Medzihorsky, Moa Olin, Pamela Paxton, Daniel Pemstein, Josefine Pernes, Johannes von Römer, Brigitte Seim, Rachel Sigman, Jeffrey Staton, Natalia Stepanova , Aksel Sundström , Eitan Tzelgov, Yi-ting Wang , Tore Wig, Stevenson Wilson and Daniel Ziblatt. 2018. "V-Dem [Country-Year/Country-Date] Dataset v8." Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) Project.
Elkins, Zachary, Tom Ginsburg and James Melton. 2014. "Comparative Constitutions Project: Characteristics of National Constitutions, Version 2.0." The Comparative Constitutions Project (CCP).
Gerring, John. 2012. Social Science Methodology: A Unified Framework. Cambridge University Press.
George, Alexander L. and Andrew Bennett. 2005. Case Studies and Theory Development in the Social Sciences. MIT Press.
Kapiszewski, Diana, Lauren M. MacLean and Benjamin Lelan Read. 2015. Field Research in Political Science: Practices and Principles. Cambridge University Press.
Long, J. Scott and Jeremy Freese. 2014. Regression Models for Categorical Dependent Variables Using Stata. Stata Press Publication.
Marshall, Monty G., Ted Robert Gurr and Keith Jaggers. 2017. "Polity IV Project: Political Regime Characteristics and Transitions, 1800-2016." Center for Systemic Peace.
United Nations Office of Legal Affairs. 2018. "Status of Ratification of a Core International Human Rights Treaty or its Optional Protocol." Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).
Voeten, Erik, Anton Strezhnev and Michael Bailey. 2018. "United Nations General Assembly Voting Data." Harvard Dataverse.